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This U.S. Army combat manual covers ground operations in urban settings. It clearly outlines skills unique to city fighting, including analyzing terrain, seizing blocks and buildings, setting up firing positions, scaling walls, employing snipers, evaluating civilian impact, the effects of small arms and support weapons, and much more. Using various illustrations, this manual is a unique guide to street military combat, a skill more and more soldiers are needing to learn as the wars of today become ever more urbanised. Focusing on tactics, strategies and reaction, this manual will be of interest to both historian and soldier.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780873648004
ISBN-10: 0873648005
Format: Paperback
(280mm x 216mm x 15mm)
Pages: 312
Imprint: Paladin Press,U.S.
Publisher: Paladin Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Nov-1994
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - United States Army

Col. Rex Applegate was universally recognized as America's foremost authority on close combat with or without weapons.