The World’s First SWAT Team: W. E. Fairbairn and the Shanghai Municipal Police Reserve Unit By Leroy Thompson

£75.00

“The World’s First SWAT Team” by Leroy Thompson is a fascinating story. Well illustrated throughout, this scarce book describes the formation of the Shanghai Municipal Police Reserve Unit as an anti-riot squad formed in response to the Shanghai Incident of May 1925. It subsequently evolved and adapted to include counter-terrorism operations, hostage rescue, and drug raids, etc.

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The World’s First SWAT Team: W. E. Fairbairn and the Shanghai Municipal Police Reserve Unit
By
Leroy Thompson

  • Publisher: Frontline Books, 2012
  • Hardcover
  • ISBN 9781848326040
  • First edition
  • Size: 8vo
  • 210 pages

“The World’s First SWAT Team” by Leroy Thompson is a fascinating story. Well illustrated throughout, this scarce book describes the formation of the Shanghai Municipal Police Reserve Unit as an anti-riot squad formed in response to the Shanghai Incident of May 1925. It subsequently evolved and adapted to include counter-terrorism operations, hostage rescue, and drug raids, etc.

Condition:
The dustwrapper is crisp, clean, and in fine condition.
The binding is tight, and the interior is in fine condition.