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              Books by Leigh Neville

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              Technicals: Non-Standard Tactical Vehicles from the Great Toyota War to modern Special Forces

              Technicals: Non-Standard Tactical Vehicles from the Great Toyota War to modern Special Forces (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Neville, Leigh; Illustrated by Dennis, Peter

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              Over the last 30 years, the `technical' or armed pick-up truck has become arguably the most ubiquitous military land vehicle of modern warfare. Harking back to the armed Jeeps and Chevrolet trucks of the SAS and Long Range Desert Group in North Africa in the World War II, the wor...ld's first insurgent technicals were those of the Sahrawi People's Liberation Army in Algeria in the late 1970s, followed by the Chadian use of technical in the so-called Toyota War against Libya. Since then, technicals have seen use in Somalia, Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya, as well as being used by Western and Russian Special Forces. Fully illustrated with commissioned artwork and providing rigorous analysis, this is the first history of how this deceptively simple fighting vehicle has been used and developed in conflicts worldwide.
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              ISBN 9781472822512
              Released AU 1 May 2018
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series New Vanguard
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              Special Operations Forces in Iraq
               

              Special Operations Forces in Iraq (Paperback)

              By Neville, Leigh; Illustrated by Ramiro, Bujeiro

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              Offers an analysis to the Special Operations Forces (SOF) of the US and Coalition allies serving in Iraq since 2003. This book offers a look at the largest mobilisation of Special Forces in history. It examines the US Delta Force, the British SAS, Australian and Canadian Special ...Forces as well as CIA and MI6 operational units.
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              ISBN 9781846033575
              Released AU 20 May 2012
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Elite
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              European Counter-Terrorist Units 1972-2017

              European Counter-Terrorist Units 1972-2017 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Neville, Leigh; Illustrated by Hook, Adam

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              The Munich Olympics massacre in 1972 was a shock awakening to the public. In the decades since, European countries have faced a wide range of threats from Palestinian and home-grown terrorists, to the more recent world-wide jihadists. The threats they pose are widespread from air...craft hi-jacking and political assassinations to urban warfare against security forces, and murderous attacks on civilian crowd targets, forcing governments have had to invest ever-greater efforts in countering these threats.This book traces the evolution of police (and associated military) counter-terrorist forces across Europe over the past 45 years. Using specially commissioned artwork and contemporary photographs, it details their organization, missions, specialist equipment, and their growing cross-border co-operation.
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              ISBN 9781472825278
              Released AU 1 Nov 2017
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Elite
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              Modern Snipers

              Modern Snipers (Hardback)

              By Neville, Leigh

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              The Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have seen the rise of the sniper in modern warfare. Based on firsthand accounts, this book reveals the true story behind this battlefield specialty.

              ISBN 9781472815347
              Released AU 24 Aug 2016
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series General Military
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              Takur Ghar: The SEALs and Rangers on Roberts Ridge, Afghanistan 2002
               

              Takur Ghar: The SEALs and Rangers on Roberts Ridge, Afghanistan 2002 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Neville, Leigh; Illustrated by Shumate, Johnny; Gilliland, Alan

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              On March 4, 2002, a team of SEALs was choppered onto a hostile Afghan mountain peak as part of Operation Anaconda. The largest operation by US forces since Vietnam, it was intended to bring to battle foreign al-Qaeda fighters who had fled after the overthrow of the Taliban and th...e battle of Tora Bora.
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              ISBN 9781780961989
              Released AU 20 May 2012
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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              Series Raid
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              Special Forces Operations in Afghanistan
               

              Special Forces Operations in Afghanistan (Paperback)

              By Neville, Leigh; Illustrated by Bujeiro, Ramiro

              • RRP: $29.50
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              With extensive first-hand accounts providing an eyewitness perspective of the fighting on the ground and including information on the British SAS, the US Delta Force, Australian and Canadian special forces as well as MI6 and CIA operational units, this book provides a study of th...eir skills and successes amidst the Afghan mountains.
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              ISBN 9781846033100
              Released AU 20 May 2012
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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              Series Elite
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              US Army Green Beret in Afghanistan 2001-02

              US Army Green Beret in Afghanistan 2001-02 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Neville, Leigh; Illustrated by Dennis, Peter

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              Reveals the grueling Green Beret training and preparation, the specialized equipment they used in the field and traces their deployment throughout the campaign, from the first insertion of forces through to the fall of Kabul and Kandahar, the Taliban uprising at the notorious For...t of War in Mazar-e-Sharif, and more.
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              ISBN 9781472814005
              Released AU 23 Mar 2016
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Warrior
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              The SAS 1983-2014

              The SAS 1983-2014 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Neville, Leigh; Illustrated by Dennis, Peter

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              Highly-trained and immensely skilled, the SAS are widely regarded as one of the best Special Forces units in the world. This book sheds light on the SAS's involvement in the Troubles of Northern Ireland, their operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and the widespread use of the SAS in c...ounter terrorism and counterinsurgency operations since 9/11.
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              ISBN 9781472814036
              Released AU 23 Nov 2016
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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              Series Elite
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              Special Forces in the War on Terror

              Special Forces in the War on Terror (Hardback)

              By Neville, Leigh

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              Within weeks of 9/11, United States Special Operations Forces were dropping into Afghanistan to lead the war against Al Qaeda and the Taliban. The author gives a blow-by-blow description of major Special Forces operations, culminating in SEAL Team 6's Operation Neptune Spear and ...the killing of Osama bin Laden.
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              ISBN 9781472807908
              Released AU 20 May 2012
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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              Series General Military
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              Special Operations Patrol Vehicles: Afghanistan and Iraq
               

              Special Operations Patrol Vehicles: Afghanistan and Iraq (Paperback)

              By Neville, Leigh; Illustrated by Chasemore, Richard

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              From the mine-protected vehicles used to counter the IED threat in Iraq, to the civilian vehicles adapted for military service by both Coalition troops and Private Military Contractors in the regions, this book uses in-theatre photographs and colour artwork to show the variety an...d inventiveness of the patrol vehicles being used in combat today.
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              ISBN 9781849081870
              Released AU 20 May 2012
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series New Vanguard
              Language (English)
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