Título: Combat Conditiong Manual: Jiu-Jitsu Defense
Editorial: Chicago: Gordy Service Co.
Año de publicación: 1942
Encuadernación: Soft cover
Condición del libro: Very Good
Edición: 2nd Edition
8vo softcover in red-printed tan cardstock wraps. Second edition. Very Good/: Covers exhibit soiling from routine handling, spine/corners lightly bumped, but no chips or tears. Text itself clean & unmarked with hinges exposed pp,80-81, but otherwise solid and sound. Statement by Major Hanley; Frontis Picture of Hanley; Books Purpose; 95pp. Second edition of book designed for Marines as a 'memory refresher' to the soldiers' actual instruction. The author, a former football coach at Northwestern, takes seriously his charge of keeping his men combat- ready in order to protect the' home folks' and tells them that these are not tricks for their friends' amusement but moves that can inflict serious injury or death. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings,the exercises include falls, kicks, throws, blows, knife defense, chokes, stick defense, bayonet disarming, disarming a third party, fox hole trick, and more-38 separate maneuvers total. Also included are a section on first aid and a basic 'Combat Conditioning Program' at rear of book. A very nice copy of an essential MILITARY guide for serious-but potentially lethal-self-defense. Not for the amateur. Original publication-NOT a a reprint. #10012. N° de ref. de la librería ABE-6694366176
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