World Special Forces Insignia cover
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There exists among the world's armies a proliferation of special forces groups. Today's smaller armies, especially those of developing nations, demand maximum efficiency in force structure and employment. Mountain, jungle, arctic and desert areas require special purpose units trained, conditioned, and equipped to master these environments. This volume by ex-weapons specialist in the US 7th Special Forces Group, Gordon L. Rottman, details the insignia of a myriad of special forces groups from all parts of the globe, from Portugal's Commando Regiment to the North Yemen 'Al Mithalaat' Brigade, with a wealth of illustrations and photographs, including 12 full page colour plates by Simon McCouaig.

Table of Contents

Introduction · Western Europe · Northern Europe · Southern Europe · Middle East · North Africa · Central & Southern Africa · Far East and Asia · Latin America · The Plates

Product details

Published Mar 23 1989
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 64
ISBN 9780850458657
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 55 b/w; 10 col
Dimensions 10 x 7 inches
Series Elite
Short code ELI 22
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

About the contributors

Author

Gordon L. Rottman

Gordon L. Rottman entered the US Army in 1967, v…

Illustrator

Simon McCouaig

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