Making of the World's Elite ForcesBook - 1992
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.
Publisher: London : Sidgwick & Jackson, c1992
Branch Call Number: 355.3/WHI
Characteristics: 192 p. : ill