Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 24. Chapters: Rainbow Six games, John Clark, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Vegas 2, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3: Raven Shield, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Lockdown, Domingo Chavez, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Take-Down - Missions in Korea, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Critical Hour. Excerpt: Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six is a media franchise created by American author Tom Clancy about a fictional international counter-terrorist unit called qRainbow.q The franchise began with Clancy's novel Rainbow Six, which was adapted into a successful series of tactical first-person shooter video games. The novel Rainbow Six describes Rainbow as an international counter-terrorism operation hosted by NATO and funded by money funneled through the U.S. Department of the Interior. The base of operations for Rainbow is located in Hereford, England (at the time, home to the SAS), due to the United Kingdom being one of the most accessible countries in the world, having the world's foremost Special Forces unit, and also due to the press constraints that would not be possible to impose in the United States. Most of the characters in Rainbow are American or British, however, the NATO countries of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Canada plus Israel have at least one representative each. Clancy describes the structure of Rainbow as having one Director, who oversees the entire operation, and one Deputy Director, who is second in command. Rainbow is portrayed as the qblackest of blackq operations, and it works off of its very own intelligence service which has intelligence contacts all over the world. In the book, when Rainbow is called upon for help from another country's government to deal with a terrorist situation, usually only one of the two teams will be sent, but in some situations both will be sent. Both...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
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