Surviving Hostage Rescue Missions by Chris McNab
(Extreme Survival in the Military)

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When the lives of hostages are on the line, the soldiers of elite hostage-rescue units must act quickly and with skill. In a chaotic situation, soldiers must rely on their training, and each other, to save lives in danger. Take a look at how elite hostage-rescue units operate. Find out about the equipment that elite soldiers use and the training they must undergo. Learn about the different skills elite soldiers use, including: fast-entry tactics through doors and windows using explosives. building attacks using assault ladders and mountain-climbing techniques. rescues from inside an aircraft. negotiation techniques to calm a situation. clues that tell when a terrorist is lying.

About Chris McNab

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Chris McNab is an author and editor. To date he has published over 25 books, including Twentieth Century Small Arms (2001), Gunfighters -The Outlaws and their weapons (2005, contributing editor), The Personal Security Handbook (2003), The Encyclopedia of Combat Techniques (2002) and The Illustrated History of the Vietnam War (2000). He is the co-author of Tools of Violence (2008) and has recently completed Deadly Force (2009), both for Osprey. Chris has also written extensively for major encyclopedia series, including African-American Biographies (2006), USA 1950s (2006) and Reformation, Exploration and Empire (2005), and has contributed to The Times on the war in Iraq.
Published February 3, 2015 by Mason Crest. 81 pages
Genres: History, War, Children's Books, Education & Reference. Non-fiction