Product Page for DEFENDU by W.E. Fairbairn; forward by Kely McCann. speaking, Defendu referred to by Fairbairn as Gutter Fighting was like. Defendu when Fairbairn was Assistant Commissioner of the ShanghaiWilliam Ewart. What is probably the rarest of all of Fairbairn’s books is his first publication ‘ Defendu’, published in by the North-China Daily News & Herald, Ltd, Shanghai.

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Virtually every allied military force adopted his methods. As stated this is an incredibly rare book and only a handful fairbaitn copies are known to exist.

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Share on Google Plus Share. A lifetime of knifefighting underworld enforcers will give a defebdu a special perspective on life, and by Fairbairn was assigned the task of training the Shanghai Municipal Police in hand-to-hand combat, knife-fighting, and combat handgunning. Fairbairn made for good material as this two-page comic strip tells of his Get Tough training.

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Fairbairn to North Americadefndu Sykes to SOE, where he trained special agents for behind the lines duties [ clarification needed ]. He is perhaps best known for designing the famous Fairbairn-Sykes fighting knifeor ‘ Commando ‘ knife, a stilletto -style fighting dagger used by British Special Forces in the Second World War, and featured in his textbook Scientific Self-Defence.

Fairbairn returned to England in Down dirty and straightforward and the defensive stuff saved me more than once when working security details for high risk clients. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.


Fairbairn taught unarmed combat to the famed British Commandos and the U. War touches every corner of a society and children are no exception. A fantastic look at the past, in this book you see where most martial arts come from, Krav Maga is nearly an identical copy of Defendu.

And since his department didn’t have the resources to hire new officers or purchase better equipment, he decided the only way to level the playing field was by turning himself into a badass one-man army of human destruction capable of rendering everyone in his general vicinity into BFGstyle red giblets with a whirlwind of fairrbairn knife attacks, then teach his badass techniques of rib-stabbing devastation to every single member of the Shanghai Police until the entire force started looking like the cast of the Expendables.

Great addition to any close combat library.

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vairbairn Fairbairn and Eric A. It was also while working in Cyprus, that Fairbairn introduced a new knife that he had been working on for sometime, to be used for riot work. Fairbairn was stationed in Japanese-occupied Korea from toand he spent the majority of those four years learning everything be possibly could about the long-lost art of epically kicking the fiery rainbow-living shitfire out of every living thing on the planet until deendu only thing left inhabiting earth are multi-colored protoplasmic bags of liquefied organs and bone shards.

Not only did this training help enable the Shanghai Cops to bust out a bunch of badass Jet Li asskicking shit, but Fairbairn further improved the force by implementing some of the first SWAT-style police tactics the world had ever seen. Pioneers in their day, much of their legacy is now sadly overlooked and long forgotten. Krav Maga QuickStart Guide: A twenty-four hour cycle of non-stop shanking, stabbing, and face-kicking was pretty damn awesome for Fairbairn, but when his tour ended in he opted to transfer out of Korea and accept a post as a patrolman with the Shanghai Municipal Police Department.


Retrieved from ” https: It was this violent and deadly environment that forced W. However this particular example is of further interest in that it is signed and dated by Fairbairn along with a personal inscription that reads as follows: Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Jerry 1 year ago Member Since: Comment Name Email Website. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

It is essential that the blade have a sharp stabbing point and good cutting edges, because an artery torn through as against a clean cut tends to contract and stop the bleeding.

Defendu and William Fairbairn

As a young man he spent his spare time reading newspapers to his blind neighbor, at fifteen he took a job as a leather worker, and the day he turned sixteen he saw a recruitement poster for the Royal Marines and decided, fuck it, I’m going to enlist. Captain whereas the top book a later printing shows the rank of Major.

Log in with your credentials. Fairbairn teaching the U.