HOSTAGE RESCUE MANUAL: TACTICS OF THE COUNTER-TERRORIST PROFESSIONALS, REV. ED.
Author: Leroy Thompson
Publisher: MBI Publishing, Jul 2005
Incorporating vivid photos & diagrams of rescue units in action; the complete reference work on counter-terrorist procedures all over the world. Diagrams, 16 pgs. of photos; 7.5x8.5 inches, 208 pgs.
* Reveals the secrets of hostage rescue
* Gives actual examples involving different sites and weapons
* Fully illustrated with photographs and diagrams of rescue units at work
The Hostage Rescue Manual is a comprehensive, illustrated source on the dynamic operations that have saved hundreds of lives in hostage situations around the world. It is based on strategies that have proved successful in numerous incidents, including the landmark SAS rescue at Prince?s Gate, London, and is compiled by an author with intimate and practical knowledge of the field. This revised edition brings the book completely up to date with an entirely new section devoted to developments in hostage rescue, among them operations in Russia and Iraq.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Leroy Thompson is a respected author & leading authority on military & personal-defense techniques & equipment. His other books include Greenhill's Counter-Insurgency Manual (1-85367-502-4), Combat Shotguns, and Combat Knives.