6 edition of U. S. Special Forces (Motorbooks Power) found in the catalog.
July 10, 1999
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||384|
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Members of the U.S. Army Special Forces will emphatically assert that the "Green Beret" is a hat and not the man who wears it. Nevertheless, for a time in the s the Green Berets and the men who wore them became a national fad emerging in a wide variety of popular culture referents. After a decline in popularity during the s — coinciding with the American public's backlash against the. Since its first edition in , United States Special Operations Forces has served as the indispensable source for serious policy and strategy makers involved with overseeing our nation's special operations forces. With deep knowledge and great clarity, the authors explain the essential characteristics of special operations forces, their strategic utility, and key issues involved in their.
Special forces have played an important role throughout the history of warfare, whenever the aim was to achieve disruption by "hit and run" and sabotage, rather than more traditional conventional significant roles lay in reconnaissance, providing essential intelligence from near or among the enemy and increasingly in combating irregular forces, their infrastructure and activities. FULL TITLE: U.S. Army Special Forces Hour Familiarization Course Developed by I Corps Foreign Language Training Center Fort Lewis, Washington for the Special Operations Forces Language Office United States Special Operations Command Includes over pages in Gallery Form.
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