Who were the original Commandos? How do ordinary soldiers become Special Forces? How do troops communicate without speaking? Find out the answers to these questions and lots more as you meet the elite soldiers who undertake the toughest training on earth. A thrilling insight into a highly secret world, this book reveals real-life missions through astonishing photography and graphic-novel style picture strips. Includes information on the elite special forces working around the world today, including the SAS, HALO and the Navy Seals. Perfect for young gaming and army enthusiasts, and with internet links via Usborne Quicklinks to video clips of special forces in action.