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The Special Air Service by James G. Stortt
  

The Special Air Service

Part of the Men-at-Arms Series

Synopsis

The Special Air Service by James G. Stortt

Since its birth at Kabrti in 1941, the Special Air Service has consistently captured the imagination of the military and public alike by the daring and unconventional nature of its operations. The nature of the tasks and the methods peculiar to the SAS have made it difficult to standardise items of equipment. Apart from issues common to the British Army as a whole, SAS personnel have need of, and access to, various specialised 'pieces of kit': often SAS innovations created to meet specific needs. James Shortt investigates the organisation, tactics, equipment and remarkable history of Britain's elite fighting force.

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Publication date

23rd July 1981

Author

James G. Stortt

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Publisher

Osprey Publishing an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Format

Paperback
48 pages

Categories

Land forces & warfare

ISBN

9780850453966

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