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The complete book of U.S. Special Operations Forces

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Published by MBI Pub. Co. in St. Paul, MN .
Written in English

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    • Special forces (Military science) -- United States

    • About the Edition

      Provides an overview of the United States Special Forces, including their history, weapons, and vehicles.

      Edition Notes

      Other titlesU.S. Special Operations Forces
      StatementFred J. Pushies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA34.S64 P8696 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination176 p. :
      Number of Pages176
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3328510M
      ISBN 100760320152
      LC Control Number2004303253
      OCLC/WorldCa54984288

      McRaven, a retired U.S. Navy admiral, follows his self-help guide, Make Your Bed, in which he shared principles for success learned during his more than 30 years as a Navy SEAL, with this collection of fascinating stories from his time as commander of the Special Operations Forces. In the book's first half, McRaven describes his early life and.   (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Destani K. Matheny) PHOTO DETAILS / DOWNLOAD HI-RES 5 of 10 An MCJ Commando II and a CVB Osprey, both assigned to the nd Special Operations Wing, prepare to perform a tilt .


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