TERROR AT BESLAN: A RUSSIAN TRAGEDY WITH LESSONS FOR AMERICA'S SCHOOLS
Author: John Giduck
Publisher: PALADIN PRESS, Mar 2005
Essential reading for anyone with a stake in America's War on Terror; was one of the handful of professional U.S. antiterrorist experts who was on the scene immediately after the attack. Illus, photos; 5.5x8.5 inches, 432 pgs.
Will the next major terrorist attack on U.S. soil come in the form of deadly public transportation bombings as in London and Madrid? Or will it be even more horrifying ? hundreds of children massacred at their school, as occurred in Beslan, Russia, in September 2004?
Terror at Beslan is a chilling critical analysis of the events that unfolded over three terrifying days. Besides providing a complete and accurate account of the entire tragic episode, it dissects the terrorist attack and siege in detail, showing how gunmen surveilled, gained access and laid seige to the building as well as how they captured, secured and ultimately murdered their young hostages. Most significantly, the book highlights the vital lessons America?s schools and law enforcement must learn from this tragedy in order to prevent a similar massacre from happening here.
The complete and accurate story of the Beslan School Siege that occurred in Russia on September 1, 2004. This book tells the untold story about the victims, the soldiers who were there and the history of the events leading up to the tragic incident. But more than just the story, this book highlights the lessons America's school system can learn from the tragedy to protect itself from terrorism.
WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING:
"Don?t just read this book, study it and apply it." - Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, author of On Combat, On Killing and Stop Teaching Our Kids To Kill
"An explosive expose of Russian failure and what America must do to protect its children." - John A. Anderson, Sergeant Major, U.S. Army Special Forces (ret.)
"This book should be required reading for law enforcement and school officials alike." - Connie Bond, Editor of The Police Marksman Magazine
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
John Giduck has a Bachelor?s Degree from Penn State and a law degree from the University of Denver. He also earned a Master?s Degree in International Affairs, specializing in Russian studies, from the University of Colorado, which included completion of the Russian Culture and Language Program at St. Petersburg State University in Russia. He has traveled extensively throughout Russia and the former Soviet Union, training with Russia?s elite Special Forces units for more than 10 years. Terror At Beslan is his first book.