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The Making of the World's Elite Forces - Dr. Terry White

Sidgwick & Jackson, 1992, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrappe with a nick to the top corner of the upper panel.

Illustrated with photographs, in colour & black and white.

From the cover: “This is an account of how the world’s deadliest military units are created and kept in a state of high readiness. It examines the state-of-the-art hardware made available to those units and lists the combat experience of: the US Marine Corps in battles like Iwo Jima, Guadalcanal, Khe Sanh and Kuwait; Israeli Paras and their actions in the Arab-Israeli wars; the secretive Soviet Spetsnaz forces in their insurgency war against the Afghan Mujahedeen; the British Paras and others. The arduous training of such units as the SAS, Green Berets and SEALS ensures that only the best recruits get through; and how formations such as the American 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions are organized to deploy at a moments notice to any trouble spot in the world..”