Delta Force: Counterterrorism Unit of the U.S. Army

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The Rosen Publishing Group, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
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A Look at What It's Like to Be Inside the U.S. and British Special Forces Take a look inside these top-secret special operations of the U.S. and British military. They are responsible for the world's safety and perform some of the most dangerous missions around, but the work done by special operations units usually goes unpublicized. In these books, readers will learn about military history, the need for the creation of each branch, and what it is like to be a member of a special operations team. As a direct response to the onslaught of terrorist acts in the 1970s, the Delta Force was originally organized to free hostages. It has developed into an elite counterterrorist unit of the United States Special Forces This book covers the history of the Delta Force, the methods of rescue, and the dangerous missions in which they have been involved. Burnett also describes the grueling training every special ops soldier must go through and explains the equipment, weapons, and transport methods they use.
 

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Contents

Introduction
5
J Delta Forces Beginnings
11
J HighTech Warfare
47
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Burnett is a freelance writer who lives in St. Louis, Missouri.

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