More on the Meaning of Strategy and Tactics

October 1998
Fire Engineering;Oct98, Vol. 151 Issue 10, p140
Trade Publication
Examines issues affecting rescue work for fire fighters. Meaning of rescue operations; Two parts of a search; Author's experience in rescue work.


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