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SAS Ultimate Guide to Combat: How to Fight and Survive in Modern Warfare

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'I'm not going to teach you how to survive in snowy mountains with only a tea bag; this book will teach you how to fight and survive war in the 21st century.'--Robert Stirling, from the Introduction

In the tradition of John 'Lofty' Wiseman's SAS Survival Handbook comes a new combat handbook from a seasoned speical forces soldier. Whereas Wiseman initiated hundreds of thousa
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ebook, 344 pages
Published April 17th 2012 by Osprey Publishing (first published January 1st 2012)
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Tony
Apr 19, 2012 Tony rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The first thing I thought when I got this book was how blinking thick it is. OK, it is not exactly paperback cheap, but there is a lot of book for your money, always a good start in my book. Being as SAS book I presume that the author’s name is an alias that pays homage to David Stirling the founder of the SAS and maybe also the famous engineer Robert Stirling. Both I believe are from a similar place in Scotland. I could of course be over-thinking it and it is just a coincidence.

I’ve read a few
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Nov 05, 2014 Wilson Lanue rated it really liked it
Shelves: non-fiction, how-to, mil
This is the sort of title that always makes me suspicious. There are so many books peddling guff to couch commandos and would-be self-defense experts as to be laughable. This is not one of those books.

That's what I discovered when I opened it in a bookstore, expecting a smirk at its expense, and found **exaggerated gasp** that the randomly selected page actually included tried-and-true methods for deploying machine guns. I've now read it cover-to-cover and can confirm that it's as good as I gath
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Robert Stirling has spent most of his life in Nova Scotia. He attended the Nova Scotia College of Art in Halifax, and has published poems in the Bristol Banner Anthologies as well as anthologies by the American Institute of Poetry in Maryland.
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