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Special forces : a guided tour of U.S. Army Special Forces / Tom Clancy, written with John Gresham.

Clancy, Tom, 1947-2013 (Author). Gresham, John. (Added Author).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781101014998 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1101014997 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 9781101015032 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1101015039 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 9781101127421 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1101127422 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 366 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, [2001]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 360-366).
Formatted Contents Note:
Special forces 101 -- Road to the top: interview with General Henry H. Shelton -- Creating special forces soldiers -- Inside the rucksack: special forces stuff -- U.S. Army Special Forces Command -- Getting ready: training for the "Big" one -- Downrange: special forces in the field -- Into the twenty-first century -- Operation Merdeka.
Summary, etc.:
Includes the making of Special Forces personnel--recruitment and training; a look at actual Special Forces Group deployment exercises; tools of the trade--weapons, communications and sensor equipment, and survival gear; roles and missions--a mini-novel illustrates probable scenarios of Special Forces intervention; an interview with Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and former Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Special Forces Operations Command (USSOCOM) General Hugh Shelton.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record.
Subject: United States. Army > Commando troops.
U.S. Special Operations Command > History.
USA > Heer > Special Forces.
Special forces (Military science) > United States > History.
Genre: Electronic books.

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