General Crook and the surrender of Geronimo.

1886: General George Crook,  was head of Departiment of Arizona, after the forced capitulation of Apache. But Geronimo was still on the loose. Indians used to call him Nantan Lupan (Grey Wolf), showing him their respect. At that time, US Generals experienced a large, common employ of Indian Scouts to help them finding their quarries [...]

“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 [...]