"Through, With and By" . . . "Mark Boyatt, former professional colleague while on active duty and now permanent friend, has produced, in "Special Forces - A Unique National Asset" an excellent and comprehensive history of one of our nation's premier military tools. This is a vibrant description of how it works and how it can and should be used by our national leadership. He gets it right - warts and all - and it will be an invaluable teaching and reference tool for both military and civilian leaders interested in our national security." -David Passage, US Ambassador/Retired, former NSC official and first Foreign Affairs Adviser to the Commander/USSOCOM. "In "Through, With and By", COL Boyatt has produced the definitive history/text/white paper/investigative analysis/field manual/adventure story of the U.S. Special Forces and unconventional warfare. Simply put: it is invaluable. You want to know what, why, who and how? Read this book " -Frank Emerson, Soldier, Author, Singer, Patriot. "This should be a text book." -Vera Elizabeth Ross Boyatt, Genealogy Researcher, Author and Publisher.