U.S. Marine Close Combat Fighting HandbookeBook - 2010
There are currently more than 200,000 active-duty U.S. Marines and another 40,000 in the reserves. These Marines depend on the skills and techniques taught in this concise manual?and now you can too! Today's Marines operate in conflict situations that change from low intensity to high intensity over a matter of hours. This fully-illustrated guide features both the lethal and nonlethal techniques needed to responsibly handle any situation without unnecessarily escalating the violence. The U.S. Marine Close Combat Fighting Handbook explains the methods to quickly neutralize any attacker in close quarters and teaches you how to use any part of the human body as a weapon. It covers breaking a fall, defending against headlocks and chokes, protecting against punches and kicks, surviving armed attackers and more.
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Pub., c2010.
Characteristics: 1 online resource : ill.