Special Forces: Protecting, Building, Teaching and Fighting Series (3 Titles)

Special Forces: Protecting, Building, Teaching and Fighting Series (3 Titles)


These books look at the history, entry and training requirements, and the unique mission of each branch of the Special Forces, offering an inspiring insight into this elite military world.

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Escape and Evasion

View Product | ISBN: 9781682651209 | $9.95 | Paperback

Operating behind enemy lines takes nerve, courage, and skill. Above all, it requires the knowledge of how to stay undetected and how to escape if need be. These are the lessons of Escape and Evasion. The book covers all the essential skills of an undercover soldier. Infiltration by land, sea, and air are described in detail. The unique physical demands of night fighting are explained. Tracking techniques are also revealed, showing how the elite soldier can tell where the enemy is from broken twigs and dropped litter. In addition, this book explains some of the most surprising features of behind-the-lines operations, including: How you can fool a tracker dog. Why you should look at the outline of shapes at night. How you can calculate the distance of an enemy from a gunshot. Why you should put bits of tape on all metal objects you carry. What the best place is for an ambush.

Navy SEALs

View Product | ISBN: 9781682651230 | $9.95 | Paperback

The U.S Navy SEALs were created in the 1960s as an elite team to fight along the rivers and coastline of Vietnam. Since that time, the SEALs have become the world's best at surviving and operating at sea. They are some of the foremost fighters the American military has in its arsenal, able to engage any enemy, at any time, in any conditions. Come inside this top military unit, exploring what it takes to become a SEAL, as well as the dangers of the missions these highly skilled soldiers carry out. This book explains the history of the SEALs, including the creation of the unit and the first Navy SEAL ever to serve in the U.S. military. Also learn about: How the SEALs helped contain communism during the Cold War. What each recruit must go through in order to become part of the Navy SEALs. The techniques the SEALs use to survive at sea. SEAL tactics for remaining undetected when completing missions on land.

Parachute Regiment

View Product | ISBN: 9781682651247 | $9.95 | Paperback

The Parachute Regiment is one of the toughest units in the U.S. military and in the world. Its training course is designed to push recruits to their limits; only those who are strong in mind and body can pass the course. This book will take you through the entire training course. Only when the recruits have shown real endurance can they even begin parachute training, working up to the moment they proudly receive their parachute wings badge. This book give amazing insights into the training, including: How the recruits cope with carrying an 80-pound pack. The bizarre equipment needed for parachute training. What it takes to jump out of a balloon at 800 feet. How these men have proved their levels of endurance in war.


3 Titles
Series ISBN: 9781682650011
Grade Range: 7th – 12th
64 pages each

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