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Hostage Rescue Manual

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ISBN-10: 1853676616

ISBN-13: 9781853676611

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Leroy Thompson

List price: $26.95
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The Hostage Rescue Manual is a comprehensive, illustrated source on the dynamic operations which have saved hundreds of lives in hostage situations around the world. It is based on strategies that have proved successful in numerous incidents, including the landmark SAS rescue at Prince's Gate, London, and is compiled by an author with intimate and practical knowledge of the field. The success of a rescue is often determined in the hours leading up to confrontation. Once an incident has been contained, a large share of the responsibility for a successful conclusion rests with the hostage negotiator, whose job it is to save the lives of both hostage and hostage-taker. But if negotiations…    
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Greenhill Books/Lionel Leventhal, Limited
Publication date: 2/19/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 7.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Leroy Thompson has trained military and police hostage rescue and VIP protection teams around the world and has published a number of books and articles on the subject, among them the first-ever work on worldwide counter-terrorist units. He lives in Manchester, MO.