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    DescriptionHow can a small group of soldiers attack a numerically superior force in an entrenched position and hope to succeed? It may sound impossible, but this is what special operations is all about. Bill McRaven commands a team of SEALs, the U.S. Navy's elite special operations force. Accomplishing the seemingly impossible is the day-to-day business of McRaven and his SEALs and other special operators such as Green Berets, Britain's Special Air Service and Russia's Spetznaz. In SPEC OPS you learn the secrets of the trade: get on target fast and maintain relative superiority throughout the area of vulnerability. It worked for the Germans who clobbered the Belgians at Fort Eben Emael before they knew what hit them. It worked for the Israelis who dropped in at Entebbe and executed the perfect prisoner rescue. Special operations forces are able to beat the odds because their preparation, firepower, speed on target, and moral commitment give them the ultimate edge over their opponents. When you fight like this you almost can't lose.

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    Spec Ops
    Case Studies in Special Operations Warfare - Theory and Practice
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) William H. McRaven
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 432
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 318 g
    ISBN 13: 9780891416005
    ISBN 10: 0891416005

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25590
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: WAR
    BIC subject category V2: JWL
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: JWH, JWK
    B&T General Subject: 520
    Ingram Subject Code: HM
    Libri: I-HM
    Abridged Dewey: 355
    DC22: 356.16
    LC classification: U
    DC21: 355.4
    B&T Approval Code: A44403000
    BISAC V2.8: TEC025000, HIS027000, HIS027060
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: TTM, NHW
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    index, line drawings, maps, 48 b&w photographs
    Random House USA Inc
    Imprint name
    Presidio Press
    Publication date
    31 January 1997
    Publication City/Country
    New York