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Special forces today : Afghanistan, Africa, Balkans, Iraq, South America

Author: Alexander Stilwell
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, Inc., ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In 1991, the United States and coalition forces liberated Kuwait after its brief occupation by Saddam Hussein's Iraqi army. One of the abiding memories of that conflict was the activities of the coalition's special forces soldiers deep in Iraq, hunting down SCUD missile launchers before Israel could be attacked. Since then, elite military units have played an increasingly important role in the world's armed forces.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Stilwell
ISBN: 9781597971157 1597971154
OCLC Number: 148714969
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 192 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The first Gulf War --
Somalia --
The Balkans --
Drug hunting in South America --
Sierra Leone --
Afghanistan --
Iraq --
Counter-terrorism.
Responsibility: Alexander Stilwell.

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