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The SAS Fighting Techniques Handbook


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The SAS Fighting Techniques Handbook brings an insider's eye to the most secretive and demanding military techniques used by the SAS (Special Air Service - England's equivalent of the United States Special Forces). Written by a former special-forces commando, this fully illustrated book reveals the amazing tricks of their trade. Each technique or skill is an essential part of the SAS Playbook to dealing with dangerous situations and has been previously unavailable to the public. 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; personal camouflage; how to read footprints in the field; reconnaissance techniques for all environments - beach, woods, jungle; essentials for a SAS survival pack; how to find food and adequate shelter in hostile environments; how to enter a submerged submarine; how to avoid being tracked; how to get your bearings without a compass; and much, much more! (7 X 91/2, 416 pages, illustrations, diagrams, charts)

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This diagram-illustrated guide to spy techniques used by England's Special Air Service amounts to a primer on covert and guerrilla warfare. Written by a former special-forces commando in the British Army, it covers creeping and crawling more than killing, although killing is frequently the tacit point; one section discusses historic cases of assassination and abduction. The handbook outlines preparation for a mission, reaching a target by air, land, or sea, survival techniques, and counterterrorism. A final chapter discusses intelligence organizations in the post-Soviet world. Reprinted from a 1997 revision (Robinson Publishing Ltd.) of a 1993 book (Century Random House). This edition's text is oddly fuzzy, though the type is quite large, dark, and legible.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)


Learn the fighting skills of the world's toughest combat units.


Learn the fighting skills of the world's toughest combat units.

Product Details

Randell, Tony
Randell, Tony
The Lyons Press
New York
Great britain
Military - Aviation
Military Science
Martial Arts & Self-Defense
Handbooks & Manuals
Special forces
Special forces (Military science)
Edition Number:
First edition
Edition Description:
Lyons Press
Series Volume:
Publication Date:
9.46x7.62x1.00 in. 1.95 lbs.

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