Us Special Ops: The History, Weapons, And Missions Of Elite Military Forces by Fred PushiesUs Special Ops: The History, Weapons, And Missions Of Elite Military Forces by Fred Pushies

Us Special Ops: The History, Weapons, And Missions Of Elite Military Forces

byFred Pushies

Paperback | July 1, 2016

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It''s the inside scoop on US military special operations. From weapons, gear, missions, and commandos, learn every military secret from the eighteenth century to today.

Few aspects of the US military pique people''s interest more than special ops. Due to the clandestine nature of their missions, weapons, and gear, these elite fighting forces are cloaked in an aura of intrigue that has only ratcheted upward with the expanded roles they have assumed in today''s world, not to mention their recent and frequent appearances in film, books, and other mass media.

InUS Special Ops, longtime military author and special-ops expert Fred Pushies takes on the entire scope of America''s elite fighting forces, beginning with their earliest days. Pushies profiles hundreds of weapons, gear, vehicles, missions, and commandos, from eighteenth-century fighters like Francis Marion right up through the most advanced capabilities of today''s Green Berets, Rangers, SEALs, Marine Force Recon, US Air Force combat controllers, CIA Special Activities Division, and more - well over 350 entries in all.

From the tomahawks used by Rogers''s Rangers to special-ops legends like Col. Aaron Bank to Operation Neptune Spear and beyond,US Special Opsis a comprehensive, informative, and unique survey of all aspects of US special operations, past and present.

Fred Pushies has skimmed across the waves with SEALs in an eighty-two-foot-long Mark V Special Operations craft, flown at treetop level with the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, and crunched through the brush with Force Recon Marines. He's the author of more than a dozen books about US special ops and several Zenith Pre...
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Title:Us Special Ops: The History, Weapons, And Missions Of Elite Military ForcesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8.25 X 6.62 X 0.88 inPublished:July 1, 2016Publisher:Voyageur PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:076034986X

ISBN - 13:9780760349861

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"From the tomahawks used by Rogers''s Rangers to special-ops legends like Col. Aaron Bank to Operation Neptune Spear and beyond, US Special Ops is a comprehensive, informative, and unique survey of all aspects of US special operations, past and present - AmmoLand.com