Ultimate Special Forces
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|Format:||Paperback, 192 pages|
|Other Information: ||Illustrations (chiefly col.), ports|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 01 August 2008|
This is the insider's guide to the world's most highly trained military units, now in paperback. It features Commandos, Delta Force, SAS, and SEALs. Hugh McManners, a former commando and defence correspondent for "The Sunday Times", explores the training, skills, organisation and equipment behind the military expertise of the world's most highly-trained soldiers. It helps you get the inside scoop on famous operations - from the SAS Iranian Embassy siege in London to the assault on Baghdad in the Iraq War. And discover more about combat equipment: from aircraft and submersibles to missiles, grenades and medical kit. It offers a unique insight into the military expertise of today's global warriors.
About the Author
Hugh McManners served in the British Army for 16 years. His combat experience includes working with the SBS and SAS. He's contributed to a wide range of publications, including The Times, The Observer and The Daily Telegraph. He is also the editor of Command magazine. He's written many books, including The Commando Survival Guide. Hugh's TV work includes Channel 4's Dispatches and Cutting Edge. He lives in Kent.
'...this book has everything you need to know about military special forces. Well worth buying.' Military Illustrated '...this is everything you really need to know about the elite forces.' Boys Toys
|Publisher: ||Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd|
|Dimensions: ||28.0 x 22.0 x 1.0 centimeters (0.86 kg)|