TO BE A U.S. ARMY RANGER
Author: Russ Bryant
Publisher: MBI Publishing, Jul 2005
Experience the transformation of raw recruits as Iowa farm boys & ghetto hardened L.A. gangsters are molded into one of the U.S. Armys most effective fighting units. Enter their lives before boot camp & travel with them through the rigorous Ranger training at Fort Benning, Georgia. 150 superb full color photos & 50 B&W; 8x11 inches, 160 pgs.
Learn what it takes to become a member of one of the U.S. elite military forces. Walk in the shoes of recruits as they move from written tests on day one through relentless weeks of training as they are transformed into the most highly trained military forces in the world. The photos are intense, emotional & portray the most accurate depiction of these programs ever put in print.
Experience the transformation of raw recruits as Iowa farm boys and ghetto hardened L.A. gangsters are molded into one of the U.S. Armys most effective fighting units. Enter their lives before boot camp and travel with them through the rigorous Ranger training at Fort Benning, Georgia.
To be a U.S. Army Ranger chronologically details the development of Ranger recruits as they progress through the grueling 12-week program. Hear their intriguing personal stories and vicariously experience the hardships, triumphs and camaraderie of the Army Rangers.
WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING:
?For a picture book, To Be a U.S. Army Ranger provides remarkable detail on what to expect in Ranger training ? as well in regular Army training ? from
boot camp to Ranger School. This would be a useful read to any soldier who
is considering becoming a Ranger.? Army, April 2005
Russ Bryant brings you into the psyche of a recruit by training alongside the soldiers on their struggle to become Rangers. Rather than load his backpack with tools of war he chooses to carry camera equipment and participates in every aspect of Ranger training. His efforts are rewarded with a stunningly open and physical photographic display.
With full cooperation of the U.S. Army, Russ Bryant brings an unprecedented level of access to the reader emphasizing the training difficulties and qualities that make a Ranger an elite soldier.
A chronological photographic display, with personal stories, of a class of recruits as they progress through Ranger training.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Russ Bryant, himself an Army Ranger, gains unprecedented access to the men in training by joining them in the twelve-week course.