- Additional Details
- Format: Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 50 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: A&E Television Networks
They are called upon to perform the most dangerous and critical missions of all. Carefully selected, highly trained and brutally efficient, they have changed the course of battles--and history.
This extraordinary program is an up-close look at the world's elite troops, from the U.S. Army's Green Berets to the French Foreign Legion, the Russian Airborne to the British SAS. Military experts and historians reveal how these elite units formed, and explore their crucial roles in some of the 20th century's great battles.
Remarkable footage shows the danger and daring of their vital operations, while interviews with team members offers rare insight into life in these elite troops.
From terrorist attacks in the streets of London to the wars in Vietnam and the Persian Gulf, go to the front lines alongside the legendary SHOCK TROOPS.