COMBAT TECHNIQUES: AN ELITE FORCES GUIDE TO MODERN INFANTRY TACTICS
Author: Chris McNab & Martin J. Dougherty
Publisher: VHPS (HOLT & ST MARTINS), Nov 2007
An up-to-date reference work on tactical procedures for today?s infantry. Illustrated with photographs & detailed artwork, it provides insight into how the soldiers of today?s armies would fight in any combat scenario. 120 B&W illus; 9.5x7.5 inches; 192 pgs.
A must-have illustrated reference for military buffs, historians, & anyone looking for a detailed view into the military?s tactical procedures.
Combat Techniques is an up-to-date reference work on tactical procedures for today?s infantry. Illustrated with photographs & detailed artwork, it provides insight into how the soldiers of today?s armies would fight in any combat scenario. The book covers all the main areas of battlefield tactics & procedures, with chapters on infantry weaponry, infantry tactics, heavy support?such as air, armor, & artillery?use of terrain, special forces tactics, & counter-insurgency warfare. The authors detail the various forces & assets at a battlefield commander?s disposal & examine a huge range of tactical procedures, from controlling an air strike or firing an anti-tank weapon to sub-zero operations, hostage-rescue situations, fighting in urban or extreme terrain, amphibious assaults, & evading capture. Packed with color photographs & illustrations of techniques & tactics, Combat Techniques also explores the challenges of asymmetric warfare, with chapters on counter-terrorist & anti-insurgency operations.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS:
CHRIS MCNAB is a writer & editor based in the United Kingdom. He has produced over twenty-five books on military history, martial arts, survival, & other topics, & has written extensively on firearms.
MARTIN J. DOUGHERTY is a writer & editor specializing in military & defense topics. He has written or contributed to Small Arms, Battles of the Medieval World, & Battles of the Ancient World.