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Author Ripley, Tim.
Title Paratroopers : what it takes to join the elite / Tim Ripley.
Pub Info New York : Cavendish Square Publishing, 2016.
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book jacket
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 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 356.166 RIP     AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Descript 48 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Military jobs
Military jobs.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index.
Contents History -- What it takes -- Airborne school -- Unit jump training -- Air assault training -- Laser-combat simulation -- Emergency deployment readiness -- Strategic strike missions -- Tactical insertions -- Air assault -- Counterinsurgency operations -- Humanitarian aid missions -- Small arms -- Parachutes and drop pallets -- C-130 and C-17 airlifters -- Helicopters -- Operation Desert Shield, 1990 -- Iraq, 2003 -- New Orleans, 2005 -- Counterinsurgency in Iraq.
Subject United States. Army -- Parachute troops.
United States. Army -- Parachute troops -- Vocational guidance.
Airborne operations (Military science)
ISBN 9781502605160
1502605163
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