Hand-To-Hand Combat (Paperback)

Hand-To-Hand Combat By Bureau of Aeronautics U S Navy 1943 Cover Image

Hand-To-Hand Combat (Paperback)

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This is one of the best combative manuals from World War 2, developed by the US Navy V-Five Staff, that included the renowned American wrestler Wesley Brown. It is then not especially surprising that wrestling skills predominate in this manual, and form the base skill-set for this combative system. From opening gambits and fundamental combative skills, such as eye-gouging and groin kicks, to advanced sentry removal techniques and disarms, this wrestling legacy makes it unlike other hand-to-hand manuals that use Karate or jujitsu as the base fighting form.

Well illustrated with contemporary photographs, scenarios are covered for every conceivable attack; as well as fighting from the ground against a standing combatant, the correct approaches for Wire Strangle, Club and Knives also receive coverage. This is an excellent addition for the modern military combative practitioner or academic study and application.

Product Details ISBN: 9781474537391
ISBN-10: 1474537391
Publisher: Naval & Military Press
Publication Date: July 12th, 2023
Pages: 248
Language: English