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Hostage Rescue Manual

By: Leroy Thompson

Price: $9.72

Publisher: New Delhi, India, KW Publishers: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104419

ISBN: 9789380502021

Condition: New


The HOSTAGE RESCUE MANUAL is a comprehensive guide to the strategies which have saved hundreds of lives in hostage incidents all around the world.Hostage rescue has become an increasingly prominent part of the war against terrorism, with international units training intensively to respond to the tactics of ‘hostage-takers’. While media coverage tends to favour the drama of high-profile evacuations, it remains a little-known fact that the success of a rescue usually depends on the hours leading up to confrontation. Once suspects and innocents have been contained by authorities, responsibili... View more info

Bodyguard Manual (Revised Edition)

By: Leroy Thompson

Price: $9.72

Publisher: New Delhi, India, KW Publishers: 2010

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 104420

ISBN: 9789380502014

Condition: New


Although military operations against terrorist forces often grab the headlines, the men and women who protect celebrities and government, military and business leaders from assassination or kidnapping are also in the frontline in the war against extortion and terrorism. Ready and prepared to place their body between their employer and a bullet, the bodyguard must be able to blend into the background, yet be ready to spring into action instantly to counter an attack.Based on techniques of the US Secret Service, US State Department Security, the Special Air Service, the Royal Corps of Military P... View more info

The Counter-Insurgency Manual

By: Leroy Thompson

Price: $9.72

Publisher: New Delhi, India, KW Publishers: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104421

ISBN: 9789380502007

Condition: New


World-renowned expert in the fields of counter-terrorism, hostage rescue and VIP protection, Leroy Thompson has now produced the most up-to-date guide to counter-insurgency. His experience both in the field and in training showcases the latest methods and technologies available and this fully illustrated book reveals many of the secrets of his trade.Counter-insurgency is fast becoming one of the most important aspects of police and military work around the world, with forces often deployed at short notice to fight against an ill-defined enemy. With this in mind, Leroy Thompson describes the te... View more info