Forces W E Fairbairn

Self Defense Cap

The successful execution of this method of attack on a sentry-presupposing thorough mastery of every move - depends entirely on careful preparation. First, the man selected to make the attack should be an expert at stalking. The stalk or approach should be made during the hours of dark or semi-dark, and the sentry should be kept under observation long enough for the attacker to familiarize himself with the sentry's movements and equipment. Now let us assume that conditions are somewhat as...

Get Tough How to win in handtohand fighting

As taught to the british commandos and the U.S. armed The psychological reaction of any man, when he first takes the smatchet in his hand, is full justification for its recommendation as a fighting weapon. He will immediately register all the essential qualities of a good soldier-confidence, determination, and aggressiveness. Its balance, weight, and killing power, with the point, edge, or pommel, combined with the extremely simple training necessary to become efficient in its use, make it the...