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Title:
U.S. Army Special Forces
Author:
Pushies, Fred J., 1952-
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Publication Information:
St. Paul, MN : MBI Pub. Co., [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
127 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780760308622
Format :
Book

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In the year 2002, the U.S. Army Special Forces will celebrate a half-century of exemplary service. This illustrated look at the training and work of the U.S. Army Special Forces as it is today includes a brief history of these fighting elite followed by an up-close look at the advanced weaponry, high-tech gadgetry and fear-inspiring vehicles and aircraft at their disposal. Also discussed are special functions and duties like sniping, military free-fall, SCUBA and linguistic and cultural training. Color photographs of U.S. Army Special forces in training and in the field, are accompanied by appendices detailing their service history and the specifications of their specialized weaponry and equipment.