The Mammoth Book of Secrets of the SAS & Elite Forces

The Mammoth Book of Secrets of the SAS & Elite Forces

by Jon E. Lewis

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Overview

The SAS have earned their reputation as the world's toughest fighting unit, from the Falklands War to Kosovo, the Gulf War and other crises elsewhere. This is a step-by-step guide to the tactics of such elite units, with true accounts of the SAS's most famous exploits, as well as those of crack US Army units such as Delta Force and the Green Berets. It includes: how the SAS and other elite units came into being and how they work; combat techniques in hostile environments, from the Sahara to the Artic; evasion, capture and escape routes; personal skills, including navigation, combat tracking and hazard avoidance; and wilderness survival skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781780337357
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publication date: 03/01/2012
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 512
Sales rank: 728,888
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

JON E. LEWIS is an historian and author of numerous bestselling books on history and military history, including Voices from D-Day, Voices from the Holocaust, The Mammoth Book of the Vietnam War and A Brief History of the First World War. He holds graduate and postgraduate degrees in history and his work has appeared in New Statesman, the Independent, Time Out and the Guardian. He lives in Herefordshire.

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