The Encyclopedia of Combat Techniques
-- An exhaustive analysis of the full range of combat techniques taught to the modern soldier in both standard and elite regiments. -- Including 50 ... Show synopsis -- An exhaustive analysis of the full range of combat techniques taught to the modern soldier in both standard and elite regiments. -- Including 50 different combat techniques from knife fighting, using assault rifles, and booby traps to sniping, combat parachuting, and tracking. -- Featuring real-life examples drawn from the history of military warfare. Over the past 50 years military tactics have reached daunting levels of sophistication. The power of weaponry and surveillance technology has increased immeasurably, and so tactics have had to adapt to a battlefield in which the simplest mistakes can be catastrophic. The soldiers and officer's of today's professional armies are consequently the most tactically sophisticated combat personnel in history. The Encyclopedia of Combat Techniques reveals and explains the tactics of fighting a modern war. Its scope is exhaustive. Lavishly illustrated, The Encyclopedia of Combat Techniques is the most complete reference work on tactical procedures available today, and a thorough insight into how soldiers operate in modern warfare.