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Welcome to the Counter Terrorist Unit.
As a new agent with the U.S. government’s elite Counter Terrorist Unit, you are expected to carefully review the contents of this handbook. Many of the situations you are likely to encounter—from assassination attempts to bioweapon attacks—are detailed within these pages. We have divided the agency’s manual into seven sections for quick reference and ease of use:
• Working at CTU: An overview of the office, its policies, and its facilities
• Gear: Essential supplies, firearms, and other tools of the trade
• Surveillance: A primer on tracking suspects and their vehicles
• Undercover Ops: Establishing cover and “going dark”
• Combat: From securing the perimeter to securing hostiles
• Interrogation: Getting the information you need when the clock is ticking
• Disaster Management: Live bombs, chemical attacks, and beyond
Complete with archival photographs, weaponry schematics, step-by-step instructions, and a foreword by Federal Special Agent Jack Bauer, this manual is a reference that no CTU agent can do without.
Now entering its seventh season, 24 remains one of the most popular serial dramas on television, with millions of devoted fans around the world. These same viewers can immerse themselves in the world of 24 with this illustrated operations manual, full of vital information for all new agents of the elite Counter Terrorist Unit. Readers will discover:
CTU History and Hierarchy (including floorplans and evacuation procedures)
How to Interrogate and Turn a Terrorist
How to Establish (and Protect) a False Identity
How to Negotiate a Hostage Situation
How to Parachute from an Airplane
And much, much more
Illustrated with dozens of stills from the show and packaged with a high-tech slipcase, 24: The Official CTU Operations Manual blends real-life information with the heart-stopping drama of TV's most exciting thriller.
FOXs hit show "24" remains one of the most popular serial dramas on television. Fans can immerse themselves in Special Agent Jack Bauers world with this illustrated operations manual, packaged in a high-tech slipcase and full of vital information for all new agents of the elite Counter Terrorist Unit. Full color.
About the Author
Denise Kiernan and Joe D'Agnese have been reporting on the CTU for many years. They live in North Carolina.