Special Forces Guerrilla Warfare Manual

Author: Wimberley Scott
Publisher: Paladin Press
ISBN: 9780873649216
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This handy manual is a primer in the many facets of a successful guerrilla campaign as taught by the pros in Special Forces. Covering everything from the first acts of sporadic rebellion to the final overthrow of a tyrannical government and establishment of a just, democratic society, it is a fascinating tutorial in modern armed resistance. For academic study only.

Guerrilla Warfare and Special Forces Operations Field Manual 31 21

Author: U.s.department of the Army
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 9781492947981
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This manual provides guidance in Special Forces and unconventional warfare operations for commanders and staffs at all levels. The basic concepts of unconventional warfare are presented in a manner designed to acquaint the reader with Special Forces organization, concepts, and methods of operations to fulfill the Army's responsibility for the conduct of unconventional warfare.

U S Army Special Forces Handbook

Author: United States. Department of the Army
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1602391262
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The essential guide to the operations of the Green Berets, America's most versatile and fascinating soldiers.

Guerrilla Warfare and Special Forces Operations

Author: Department of the Army
ISBN: 9781591070092
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A reprint of the 1961 U. S. Army field manual which provides guidance in special forces and unconventional warfare operations for commanders and staffs at all levels. Unconventional warfare consists of the interrelated fields of guerrilla warfare, evasion and escape, and subversion against hostile states (resistance). Unconventional warfare operations are conducted in enemy or enemy-controlled territory by predominately indigenous personnel usually supported and directed in varying degrees by an external source.

U s Special Forces

Author: Samuel A. Southworth
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0786730811
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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President George W. Bush has told all Americans that the war against terrorism would be like no other war. But what does this mean? Who will fight? How will they fight? What weapons will be used? Most informed commentators agree that the war against terrorism will be fought largely by "special forces"—that is, by a relatively new community within the American military known as Special Operations Forces, or SOF's. This new "branch" of the armed forces was created in the mid–1980s and is organized under its own unified command, called U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM). Consisting of special units from the other branches of the armed forces, such as Green Berets, Rangers, SEALs, and Delta Force, this new fighting command is recognized internationally as the most well-trained and well-equipped special operations force in the world. Their missions are varied—including combat terrorism, search and rescue, reconnaissance, humanitarian assistance, peacekeeping duty, and conventional and unconventional warfare.Despite special forces' international reputation for excellence, Americans know little about this remarkable fighting force. U.S. Special Forces provides a handy and comprehensive compendium, including descriptions of the units and their operational specialties, training, and organization, as well as the equipment and technological gadgetry, weapons, armor, planes, helicopters, and support vehicles used by each unit.

Guerrilla Warfare Tactics In Urban Environments

Author: Major Patrick D. Marques
Publisher: Pickle Partners Publishing
ISBN: 1782893172
Format: PDF, ePub
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Current Special Forces doctrine is very limited concerning the conduct of guerrilla warfare combat operations in urban environments. The focus of the current doctrine is on conducting combat operations in rural environments. The material available on urban environments is defined in broad terms primarily focused on the larger picture of unconventional warfare. Some considerations and characteristics of urban tactical operations are addressed but are so general they could be applied to a conventional infantry unit as easily as to a guerrilla force. Traditionally, Special Forces guerrilla warfare doctrine has focused on its conduct in a rural environment as historically, most guerrilla movements have formed, operated, and been supported outside of the cities. Increasing world urbanization is driving the "center of gravity" of the resistance, the populace and their will to resist, into urban settings. As populations have gravitated to the cities on every continent, the ability to prosecute a successful guerrilla war has often depended on the ability to conduct combat operations in these environments. Predominantly, the aspects of unconventional warfare that were executed in urban settings were those such as intelligence activities, recruiting, sabotage, or subversion. Guerrilla warfare combat operations were done in urban environments only when absolutely necessary.

Counter Insurgency Manual

Author: Leroy Thompson
Publisher: Frontline Books
ISBN: 1853675024
Format: PDF, Mobi
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World-renowned expert in the fields of counter-terrorism, hostage rescue and VIP protection, Leroy Thompson has produced a comprehensive guide to counter-insurgency. His experience both in the field and in training showcase the latest methods and technologies available and this fully illustrated book reveals many of the secrets of his trade.