Marine Force Recon
By (author) Fred J. Pushies
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Marine Force Recon by Fred J. Pushies
Book DescriptionIn this first ever published account, learn what it takes to be an elite Recon soldier in America's toughest military service the Marine Corps. Enter the unknown world of Marine Force Recon and follow new recruits as they descend into the hell of "indoc"- a grueling 48-hour test where physical and mental failure lead to elimination and through the completion of advanced Jungle Environment Survival Training at Camp Schwab, Okinawa. Find out how these men are trained to carry out missions with stealth, speed, and accuracy; how they infiltrate enemy lines to gather intelligence and/or conduct search and destroy missions that only the finest of America's troops could accomplish. Delve into the history and uncover the founding origins of this elite unit. Read about the ten different training grounds, including the mentally challenging eight week Amphibious Recon School and the dangerous Combat Dive Training, just to name a few.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780760310113
(222mm x 203mm x 8mm)
Imprint: Motorbooks International
Publisher: Motorbooks International
Publish Date: 30-May-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Fred J. Pushies
Marsoc, Paperback (October 2011)
MARSOC is steeped in the heritage of the Marine Raiders of World War II, Force Reconnaissance companies of Vietnam, and Detachment-One, which stood up after the attacks on 9/11.
82nd Airborne Division, Paperback (September 2008)View all books by Fred J. Pushies
Traces the legendary 82nd Airborne's history from its roots in the 82nd Infantry Division onwards. This book presents an historical overview of the grand heritage of the All Americans. It focuses on the unit's contemporary service. It discusses the division's involvement in Grenada and Panama.
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Author Biography - Fred J. Pushies
Fred Pushies has skimmed across the waves with SEALs in an eighty-two-foot-long Mark V Special Operations craft, flown at treetop level with the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, and crunched through the brush with Force Recon Marines. He's the author of more than a dozen books about US special ops and several Zenith Press titles, including MARSOC: US Marine Corps Special Operations Command and Night Stalkers: 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment. Pushies lives in Westland, Michigan.
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