“Man Tracks” by Ion L.Idriess.

This occurs to be an exceptional contribute the renowed Author Ion L.Idriess wrote in 1935 after an intense experience with "the mounted Police in the Austrialian wilds". As explained in several posts ago, the mounted Police apprehended the ancient art of Tracking from aborigenal people in Kimberley Region, using it, for instance, to track flown [...]

History of Man Tracking: Iban Trackers.

" The Sarawak Rangers were a para-military force founded in 1862 by the second Rajah of Sarawak, Charles Anthony Johnson Brooke. They evolved from the fort-men which were raised to defend Kuching in 1846. The Sarawak Rangers were first commanded by William Henry Rodway, briefly in 1862 and again from 1872 to his retirement in [...]

Combat tracking teams of Vietnam.

Not much is really known about them except for the few specialty instructors around that have dug into it some. They were a special operations team to say the least. Acceptance rates to qualify for a team were similar, maybe even lower than the the qualifications of today. They were extremely good and extremely well [...]

History of Man Tracking: Selous Scouts.

PAWME CHETE! Lots have been said about this special Regiment of the British Army during the Rhodesia War (1973-1980, year of the constitution of Zimbabwe). They were aimed to the "the clandestine elimination of terrorists/terrorism both within and without the country". That's why I firmly think it's peculiar to recommend you the best and more complete [...]

History of Tracking: Mountain Men and Trappers.

The story of the Old American Frontier is totally entwined with the legendary figures of the Mountain Men, also called Trappers, as their primary business was coming across the territory of Missouri toward the Rocky Mountains in search of beaver furs to sell. Below you can find an interesting extract from "Trappers, Traders, and Trailblazers: [...]