Cover of: Shadow warriors | Tom Clancy

About the Book

An unconventional war requires unconventional men-the Special Forces.Green Berets Navy SEALS Rangers Air Force Special Operations PsyOps Civil Affairs and other special-mission unitsThe first two Commanders books, Every Man a Tiger and Into the Storm, provided masterly blends of history, biography, you-are-there narrative, insight into the practice of leadership, and plain old-fashioned storytelling. Shadow Warriors is all of that and more, a book of uncommon timeliness, for, in the words of Lieutenant General Bill Yarborough, "there are itches that only Special Forces can scratch."Now, Carl Stiner-the second commander of SOCOM, the U.S. Special Operations Command-and Tom Clancy trace the transformation of the Special Forces from the small core of outsiders of the 1950s, through the cauldron of Vietnam, to the rebirth of the SF in the late 1980s and 1990s, and on into the new century as the bearer of the largest, most mixed, and most complex set of missions in the U.S. military.These are the first-hand accounts of soldiers fighting outside the lines: counterterrorism, raids, hostage rescues, reconnaissance, counterinsurgency, and psychological operations-from Vietnam and Laos to Lebanon to Panama, to Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Iraq, to the new wars of today...

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [535]-537) and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
356/.16
Library of Congress
UA34.S64 C58 2002

The Physical Object

Pagination
548 p. ;
Number of pages
548

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3956361M
Internet Archive
shadowwarriorsin00clan_0
ISBN 10
0399147837
LC Control Number
2001058914
Library Thing
65608
Goodreads
1610975
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