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SEALs : the US Navy's elite fighting force

Author: Mir Bahmanyar
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Osprey ; Westminster, MD : [Distributed by] Random House Distribution Center, 2008.
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Since the US Navy SEALs came into existence, they have become famous for their daring missions, advanced and unconventional tactics, hard training and hard-fought successes. SEALs have taken part in numerous conflicts ranging from Grenada in 1983, the invasion of Panama and operations in Somalia, Bosnia, Haiti, and Liberia. Most recently, SEAL units have participated in the ongoing missions of Operation Enduring  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mir Bahmanyar
ISBN: 9781846032264 1846032261 9781849084772 1849084777
OCLC Number: 191922842
Description: 256 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Part 1. COMMAND STRUCTURE AND TRAINING: The US SEALs and Naval Special Warfare Command ; Training --
Part 2. SMALL WARS 1989-2003: The Invasion of Panama 1989 ; Counter-Drug Operations in Bolivia 1991 ; Yugoslavia 1999 and Bosnia 2003 --
Part 3. GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM: AFGHANISTAN 2001-07: Afghanistan ; Camp Rhino ; Task Force K-Bar Missions ; Operation Redwing --
Part 4. GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM: IRAQ 2003-07: Viet-raq ; Baghdad ; Fallujah ; Mosul and Tall Afar ; Ramadi --
Appendices --
Endnotes.
Responsibility: Mir Bahmanyar ; with Chris Osman.
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