Year of publication: 2002
Sequence of author: Study in command(№3)
Shadow Warriors: Inside the Special Forces
Biographies and Memoirs, Nonfiction
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Tom Clancy, Tony Koltz, Carl Stiner Shadow Warriors: Inside the Special Forces An unconventional war requires unconventional men — the Special Forces. Green Berets Navy SEALS Rangers • Air Force Special Operations • PsyOps • Civil Affairs • and other special-mission units The first two Commanders books, Every Man a Tiger and Into the Storm, provided masterly blends of history, biography, you-are-there narrative, insight into the practice of leadership, and plain old-fashioned storytelling. Shadow Warriors is all of that and more, a book of uncommon timeliness, for, in the words of Lieutenant General Bill Yarborough, "there are itches that only Special Forces can scratch." Now, Carl Stiner — the second commander of SOCOM, the U.S. Special Operations Command — and Tom Clancy trace the transformation of the Special Forces from the small core of outsiders of the 1950s, through the cauldron of Vietnam, to the rebirth of the SF in the late 1980s and 1990s, and...