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- DescriptionThere's point having a gun if you don't kw how best to use it. And if you don't kw how to hold a knife, you're better off t holding it at all. With the aid of superb line artworks, SAS and Elite Forces Guide: Armed Combat demonstrates to the reader how special forces soldiers are taught to excel in defending themselves against and using hand weapons, be they rifles, daggers, truncheons or throwing stars. The book explores the different uses of hand weapons, from pistols to semi-automatics to sniper's rifles, from flick knives to machetes, from stun grenades to CS gas, from knuckle-dusters to nunchaku sticks. With tips and techniques from combat experts, the book explains which weapon to choose for given situations and how to use each weapon. With more than 300 easy-to-follow artworks and handy pull-out lists of key training tips, Armed Combat is the definitive guide for anyone wanting to be ready for anything.
- Author BiographyMartin J. Dougherty is a freelance writer specialising in military and defence topics. His published work deals with subjects ranging from naval weapons to personal security and self-defence. He is author of Small Arms: From the Civil War to the Present Day, Warriors of the World: The Ancient Warrior, and Weapons and Fighting Techniques of the Medieval Warrior. Dougherty has also written books on personal self defence, including Unarmed Combat (2010) and Extreme Unarmed Combat (2012).
- Author(s)Martin J. Dougherty
- PublisherAmber Books Ltd
- Date of Publication04/04/2013
- SubjectMilitary History
- Series TitleSAS and Elite Forces Guide
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintAmber Books Ltd
- Content Note300 artworks
- Width127 mm
- Height178 mm
- Spine28 mm
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