The SAS Fighting Techniques Handbook

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Globe Pequot, Jun 1, 2007 - Reference - 392 pages
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The SAS Fighting Techniques Handbook, Revised brings an insider's eye to the most secretive and demanding military techniques used by the Special Air Service--England's equivalent of the U.S. Special Forces. Written by a former special-forces commando, this fully illustrated book reveals the amazing tricks of their trade. Learn:

* Survival, evasion, resistance, and escape techniques
* How to use the sun's shadow to determine time and location
* How to board an aircraft at 130 mph
* How to read footprints in the field

 

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Contents

MISSION PREPARATION
1
INSERTION ACROSS BORDERS AND WAR ZONES
37
AIR OPERATIONS
58
WATERBORNE OPERATIONS
98
OPERATING BEHIND THE LINES
123
THE MISSION
162
DISASTER
225
COUNTERTERRORISM
250
INTELLIGENCE SOF AND AGENT SUPPORT NETWORKS
287
FIGHTING TECHNIQUES OF THE SPECIAL FORCES
317
APPENDIX The Worlds Major Special Operational Forces
357
INDEX
373
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About the author (2007)

Terry White served in the British army and has written two other books, along with contributing to numerous professional journals, newspapers, and magazines.

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