SAS and Elite Forces Guide Manhunt

The Art And Science Of Tracking High Value Enemy Targets


Book Description

From searching for high-value enemy targets such as Osama bin Laden and Saddam Hussein to finding soldiers caught behind enemy lines, from escaped prisoners and serial killers to a missing child, Manhunt explores just how the military and police forces track people down. Including many case studies of high-value targets, suspected criminals and fugitives from justice, and with extensive background on the different techniques in tracking used, from traditional Native American trackers’ skills to the latest high-tech methods, Manhunt brings together the history and science of tracking.

Illustrated with 350 maps, photographs and drawings, The SAS and Elite Forces Guide to Manhunts: Tracking High Value Enemy Targets is an authoritative examination of tracking from footprints to forensics and a must for anyone interested in the latest military practices and survival skills.


About Stilwell, Alexander

Alexander Stillwell has written and edited numerous books on sports, outdoor pursuits, and military skills. He spent five years in the BritishArmy, where he gained invaluable training in survival skills, first-aid procedures, and escape and evasion techniques. In his spare time, he enjoys cross-country and marathon running. He is the author of The Encyclopedia of Survival Techniques, published by the Lyons Press, which has sold nearly 50,000 copies in the United States and Canada.