Special forces [electronic resource] : a guided tour of U.S. Army Special Forces / Tom Clancy, written with John Gresham.
- 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 p.) : ill.
- Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, c2001.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (p. 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.
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