Book Force of choice : perspectives on special operations / edited by Bernd Horn, J. Paul de B. Taillon and David Last.
Associated Name: Last, David M.
Associated Name: Horn, Bernd, 1959-
Associated Name: Taillon, J. Paul de B., 1953-
Associated Name: Queen's University (Kingston, Ont.). School of Policy Studies.
Publication year: [c2004]
Call Number U262 .F56 2004
Media class: Book
Publisher: Montreal : Published for the School of Policy Studies, Queen's University and by McGill-Queen's University Press
Extent: xi, 212 p. ; 23 cm.
Special men, special missions : the utility of Special Operations Forces : a summation / Bernd Horn -- Special Operations Forces in conventional armies : "Salvation Army" or "dirty dozen"? / David Last -- Special Operations : the perfect grand strategy? / William H. McRaven -- The evolution of the SOF soldier : an anthropological perspective / Anna Simons -- The Special Force experience with the Civilian Irregular Defence Group (CIDG) and the Studies Operation Group (SOG) in Vietnam / Scott Crerar -- The evolution of Grenzschutzgruppe (GSG) 9 and the lessons of "Operation Magic Fire" in Mogadishu / Ulrich Wegener -- Successes and failures of Special Forces Operations during the Falklands War / Alan Bell -- Special Operations Forces : the way ahead / Peter Schoomaker -- Special Operations Forces : visioning for the future / Scott Moore -- The next generation of "Special Operations" / David Last.