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Tactical Tracking Operations

Tactical Tracking Operations Author David Scott-Donelan
ISBN-10 1581600038
Release 1998-11-01
Pages 184
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This manual is packed with practical lessons, on-the-ground tricks, training drills and equipment suggestions for the solo tracker on up to a multiagency tracking operation. Learn from a 30-year veteran how to find and follow tracks through any terrain; assess the age of tracks; relocate the trail after it's gone missing; foil every effort to throw off your pursuit; coordinate a four-man team while tracking armed fugitives; set up and run large tracking operations, use the latest high-tech gear to find fugitives and more.

Tactical Tracker Teams

Tactical Tracker Teams Author Jeff Schettler
ISBN-10 1577791487
Release 2013-03-20
Pages 124
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Tactical Tracker Teams was written to help K-9 handlers and tactical units to prepare and execute a high risk manhunt safely and effectively. Based upon personal experience and years of teaching, Schettler offers realistic recommendations and practical guidelines to assist in the planning and preparation for a fugitive hunt. High risk trailing is a team operation—no matter if conducted by an assigned tactical tracking team or a hastily assembled patrol team. This book will benefit everyone involved with the tracking team, including handlers, cover officers, supervisors, operational commanders and support personnel.Tactical Tracker Teams is not a “this is my way, this is the only way” instructional book. Schettler admits making mistakes—some that could have cost him his life. However, those mistakes have made him a better trainer and the lessons learned are readily and openly shared in this book.

Warfare and Tracking in Africa 1952 1990

Warfare and Tracking in Africa  1952   1990 Author Timothy J Stapleton
ISBN-10 9781317316909
Release 2015-10-06
Pages 256
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During the decolonization wars in East and Southern Africa, tracking became increasingly valuable as a military tactic. Drawing on archival research and interviews, Stapleton presents a comparative study of the role of tracking in insurgency and counter-insurgency across Kenya, Zimbabwe and Namibia.

Extreme Wilderness Survival

Extreme Wilderness Survival Author Craig Caudill
ISBN-10 9781624143502
Release 2017-03-21
Pages 192
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Real-World Tactics for Safety and Survival in Extreme Situations For the beginner and way beyond, Extreme Wilderness Survival has what every outdoorsman needs to stay safe in the woods: the right mind-set, skills, advanced tactics and gear choices based on real experiences. Craig Caudill of Nature Reliance School has spent four decades gathering expertise in outdoor survival—including two 30-day solo sabbaticals in remote woods with only a knife. He teaches military personnel as well as everyday citizens how to avoid trouble and what to do when you can’t avoid it. In this book, Craig puts it all together in a sensible way, step by step, for almost any scenario—from getting lost alone to extreme group tactics. You’ll learn how to: · Strengthen your mental fortitude · Heighten awareness to avoid danger · Hunt, fish and forage for food · Make gear from scratch · Use tactics and self-defense to fight off predators · Track animals and other people · Choose the right gear to help you get home safe always In this book, you’ll learn how to work with nature, not against it, so you can travel with a healthy dose of confidence and caution, stay safe and survive no matter what dangers you encounter.

Rhodesian Light Infantryman 1961 80

Rhodesian Light Infantryman 1961 80 Author Neil Grant
ISBN-10 9781472809636
Release 2015-11-20
Pages 64
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The 1st Battalion, The Rhodesian Light Infantry, was one of the most innovative and successful counter-insurgency units in modern history. Formed as a commando battalion in 1964 after the dissolution of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, the RLI was an all-white unit made up of South Africans and men from the UK, Europe and US. It was a key weapon in independent Rhodesia's struggle against the Zimbabwe African National Liberation Army and Zimbabwe People's Revolutionary Army during the bloody Rhodesian Bush War. This comprehensive study explores the unit's dramatic history, revealing the RLI's fearsome airborne and combat capacity, which gave the unit, at times, near total tactical superiority against its opponents.

A Splendid Savage The Restless Life of Frederick Russell Burnham

A Splendid Savage  The Restless Life of Frederick Russell Burnham Author Steve Kemper
ISBN-10 9780393285536
Release 2016-01-25
Pages 448
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A life of adventure and military daring on violent frontiers across the American West, Africa, Mexico, and the Klondike. Frederick Russell Burnham’s (1861–1947) amazing story resembles a newsreel fused with a Saturday matinee thriller. One of the few people who could turn his garrulous friend Theodore Roosevelt into a listener, Burnham was once world-famous as “the American scout.” His expertise in woodcraft, learned from frontiersmen and Indians, helped inspire another friend, Robert Baden-Powell, to found the Boy Scouts. His adventures encompassed Apache wars and range feuds, booms and busts in mining camps around the globe, explorations in remote regions of Africa, and death-defying military feats that brought him renown and high honors. His skills led to his unusual appointment, as an American, to be Chief of Scouts for the British during the Boer War, where his daring exploits earned him the Distinguished Service Order from King Edward VII. After a lifetime pursuing golden prospects from the deserts of Mexico and Africa to the tundra of the Klondike, Burnham found wealth, in his sixties, near his childhood home in southern California. Other men of his era had a few such adventures, but Burnham had them all. His friend H. Rider Haggard, author of many best-selling exotic tales, remarked, “In real life he is more interesting than any of my heroes of romance.” Among other well-known individuals who figure in Burnham’s story are Cecil Rhodes and William Howard Taft, as well as some of the wealthiest men of the day, including John Hays Hammond, E. H. Harriman, Henry Payne Whitney, and the Guggenheim brothers. Failure and tragedy streaked his life as well, but he was endlessly willing to set off into the unknown, where the future felt up for grabs and values worth dying for were at stake. Steve Kemper brings a quintessential American story to vivid life in this gripping biography.

Tracking Humans

Tracking Humans Author David Diaz
ISBN-10 9780762794829
Release 2013-06-04
Pages 264
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Tracker. The very word evokes images of buckskin-clad braves crouching over the ground, carefully studying the signs before them—a part of history. But the modern world has not put behind it the need for the earthy business of tracking. Such skills are still routinely used by the military, rescue personnel, and law enforcement, as well as by hunters and people living at subsistence level throughout the world. Tracking Humans is the ultimate authoritative guide to this most complex pursuit. A great resource for military, law enforcement, and rescue professionals, Tracking Humans is also useful for outdoor enthusiasts. Users will find it invaluable as an on-site manual to assist in any ongoing search. Unlike many tracking manuals, this guide focuses on tracking humans, whether they're enemy combatants or lost children. Author David Diaz explains what it takes to be an expert tracker, from the physical stamina to the focus and perception necessary to do the job correctly. He explains the tools of the tracker and presents essential safety tips every tracker should know. Tracking Humans is an important tool for anyone dealing with missing persons—it could be an essential lifesaver.


Mantracking Author Terry Grant
ISBN-10 0991769007
Release 2012-10-19
Pages 224
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Renowned tracker Grant shares his 40 years of experience in tracking two- and four-legged beasts through photographs and examples from his life. Readers will learn the difference between looking and seeing and discover how all of the senses can help them track.

Combat Tracking Guide

Combat Tracking Guide Author John Hurth
ISBN-10 9780811710992
Release 2012
Pages 267
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The first book on tracking in a combat situation that includes suggestions for integrating visual tracking operations into existing military doctrine in addition to the boots-on-the-ground detail necessary for soldiers who perform those operations How to visually track an armed individual or group in a combat situation for the purposes of gaining intelligence, locating the enemy, and/or killing them Packed with photographs and carefully crafted diagrams A functional, readable manual for soldiers, trackers, military organizations, affiliates, and enthusiasts around the world

Index Tracking

Index Tracking Author Freddy Osuna
ISBN-10 1935354884
Release 2012-02-01
Pages 96
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Tracking encourages critical thinking; its success is determined by our ability to problem solve and think objectively. Tracking encourages advanced observation techniques and makes us sensitive to environmental anomalies. Author Freddy Osuna, a Native American and former USMC Scout Sniper, has combined the most useful techniques drawn from his years as a professional combat tracking instructor, combat Marine, and hunter to create Index Tracking. Index Tracking combines the best, most efficient, and successful tracking techniques into a single system. Using his simple, easy-to-employ search methods, you will learn to identify tracks and determine your prey's precise direction of travel. Index Tracking instructs you in the steps to trail and catch your prey quickly and effectively, while remaining aware and safe in your environment. Index Tracking provides tested, quantifiable techniques for trackers at any skill level. Index Tracking was developed for the benefit of professional and amateur trackers, and its techniques are also useful for anyone who wants to be more observant and comfortable in his or her surroundings.

Apprehending Fleeing Suspects

Apprehending Fleeing Suspects Author Jack H. Schonely
ISBN-10 9780398075415
Release 2005
Pages 114
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As the tactics and technologies of law enforcement change, so do the tactics being used by criminals to evade capture. This book was written to provide law enforcement with the knowledge and tools required to safely capture suspects who attempt to flee from the police. It addresses the trends and tactics that criminals are using and examines proven techniques in how to contain, search, and capture suspects on the run. The focus is on whether to chase or contain, how to set up perimeters, management of the incident, physical conditioning, use of airborne resources, canines, communications, tactical deployment, training, and most importantly incident debriefing techniques. Following this, the criteria of the decision to contain, foot pursuit versus containment, responding officers, hiding locations, and training to meet the challenge are discussed, including the need for a team effort from start to finish. This knowledge, along with training and practice, gives the advantage to the officer, particularly during critical incidents where the capture of the suspect is paramount. The audience for this book begins with the police: training academies, managers, and local, state, and federal police departments.

Ichnology Newsletter

Ichnology Newsletter Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105122097301
Release 2001
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Ichnology Newsletter has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Ichnology Newsletter also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Ichnology Newsletter book for free.

Shadows in the Sand

Shadows in the Sand Author Sisingi Kamongo
ISBN-10 0620474793
Release 2011
Pages 293
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This is the story of a Kavango tracker who served for six years with Koevoet ('Crowbar'), the elite South African Police anti-terrorist unit, during the South West African–Angolan bush war of the '80s. Most white team leaders lasted only two years; the black trackers walked the tracks for years. Sisingi Kamongo tells the story of the 50 or so firefights he was involved in; he survived five anti-personnel mine and POMZ explosions and an RPG rocket on his Casspir APC vehicle; he was wounded three times; he tells of the trackers looking for the shadows on the ground, facing ambush and AP mines at every turn; he tells of the art of tracking ... where dust can tell time. Kamongo's story is supported by two accounts from renowned Koevoet team leaders, Herman Grobler and Francois du Toit—a powerful collection of experiences from South Africa's most successful counter-insurgency unit. • The first-ever account of the bush war by a non-white member of the South African security forces • A unique, previously untold perspective of the bush war, by an on-the-ground tracker • A powerful, harrowing read; the tension is palpable Sisingi Kamongo was born in 1965 in the rural area of Ndonga Muramba in Kavangoland in northern Namibia (formerly South West Africa). As child he spent his time between the bush where he looked after his grandfather's cattle—learning his tracking skills—and school. After school he joined the police and was based with Koevoet at Rundu for six years. He became an elite tracker and car commander. In 1990 he came to South Africa where he worked in the security industry as a tracker until he lost the use of his legs due to a piece of shrapnel still lodged in his back, the result of his last POMZ incident. Leon Bezuidenhout was born in 1966. He grew up in Pretoria and attended Pretoria West High School and the University of Pretoria. He did his national service in the South African Police, after which he lectured at the University of South Africa. He later entered the private sector and is a businessman and company director.

The Complete Guide to Tracking

The Complete Guide to Tracking Author Bob Carss
ISBN-10 9780716023661
Release 2013-07-25
Pages 352
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Discover how to track and stalk any living thing in any environment, including woodland, marsh, jungle and desert. The reader will learn how to: Interpret animal, human and vehicle signs. Preserve night vision. Use time frames to eliminate misleading signs. Detect quarry when they backtrack or circle around. Understand how time and weather affect signs. Spot intentionally misleading signs. The skills of observation, memory and analysis that a tracker employs are essential not only for the military and law enforcement agencies but are also invaluable for search and rescue teams, scouts, youth leaders, outdoor pursuit teachers, bird-watchers, ramblers, farmers, livestock owners and game keepers.

Man Trackers and Dog Handlers in Search and Rescue

Man Trackers and Dog Handlers in Search and Rescue Author Gregory Fuller
ISBN-10 1879471310
Release 2000-07-01
Pages 98
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Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms Author LIGHTNING SOURCE INC
ISBN-10 1931641323
Release 2001
Pages 604
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Subject Guide to Books in Print

Subject Guide to Books in Print Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105022290980
Release 2001
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Subject Guide to Books in Print has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Subject Guide to Books in Print also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Subject Guide to Books in Print book for free.