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The SAS Combat Handbook

3.95 of 5 stars 3.95  ·  rating details  ·  38 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Fighting tactics of the worlds most rugged soldiers
Paperback, 512 pages
Published February 1st 2002 by Lyons Press
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Fredrick Danysh
The book reputes to be a handbook of the combat skills of the British Strategic Air Service, a commando organization. While a brief history of the SAS is provided, the rest of the information is jumbled and cursory. There is very little combat skills discussed that I did not learn much more about during my twenty years in the United States Marine Corps or from US Army manuals. Any American veteran learned more in bootcamp. It was not worth the price and the limited information could get the read ...more
Jun 29, 2007 Louis rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Military
Re-enforces formal training.
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