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An illustrated guide to modern elite forces

Author: Max Walmer
Publisher: New York : Arco Pub., ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A magnificently illustrated, compact directory of international secret special warfare units, their weapons, training and uniforms.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Named Person: Special forces (Military science)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Max Walmer
ISBN: 0668060646 9780668060646
OCLC Number: 11430257
Notes: Spine title: Elite forces.
"A Salamander book"--Title page verso.
Description: 160 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: Australia/New Zealand: Special Air Service --
Canada: Special Service Force --
France: Foreign Legion --
Paratroops --
India: Parachute Regiment --
Israel: Paratroops --
Italy: Alpine troops --
San Marco Marines --
Jordan: Special Forces --
Rhodesia: Selous Scouts --
Special Air Service --
South Africa: Reconnaissance Commandos --
Soviet Union: Airborne Forces --
Naval Infantry --
Spetsnaz --
Taiwan: Long-range amphibious Reconnaissance Commandos --
Thailand: Army Special Forces --
United Kingdom: Gurkhas --
Parachute Regiment --
Royal Marines Special Boat Squadron --
Special Air Service --
United States Special Operations Forces: 23rd Air Force Division --
82nd Airborne Division Delta --
Rangers --
Special forces --
Marine Corps SEALs and EDTs --
Vietnam: Death Volunteers --
West Germany: GSG 9.
Other Titles: Elite forces
Responsibility: Max Walmer.

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A magnificently illustrated, compact directory of international secret special warfare units, their weapons, training and uniforms.

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