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Black Water: By Strength and by Guile: A Life in the Special Boat Service

Camsell, Don

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ISBN 10: 193098300X / ISBN 13: 9781930983007
Published by Lewis International, Miami, FL, 2000
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Glued binding. Paper over boards. [12], 204, [8] p. Illustrations. Glossary. The Special Boat Service (SBS) is the special forces unit of the Naval Service of the United Kingdom. Together with the Special Air Service, Special Reconnaissance Regiment and the Special Forces Support Group, they form the United Kingdom Special Forces and come under joint control of the same Director Special Forces. The Special Boat Service is described as the naval special forces of the United Kingdom and the sister unit of the SAS. The operational capabilities of both units are broadly similar, however, the SBS (being the principal Royal Navy contribution to UKSF) has the additional training and equipment to lead in the maritime, amphibious and riverine environments. Both units come under the operational command of HQ Directorate of Special Forces (DSF) and undergo an identical selection process, enjoy significant interoperability in training and on operations. Very good in very good dust jacket. DJ has slight wear and soiling. Presumed first U. S. edition/first printing. Bookseller Inventory # 71753

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Title: Black Water: By Strength and by Guile: A ...

Publisher: Lewis International, Miami, FL

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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Book by Camsell, Don

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Don Camsell lives abroad where he is involved in training operations. Additionally, he has helped to devise and run training programmes for people travelling for their work to hostile areas of the world, During his career with the SBS he fought in, among other places, Oman, the Falklands, Northern Ireland, and Iraq, and rose to be operational commander on missions around the globa.

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