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Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 Redback One : The True Story of an Australian SAS Hero
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'Explosive SAS action in East Timor, Iraq and Afghanistan.

'The command came: 'Stop those vehicles!'

'It was like a red rag to a bull. Instantly streams of 7.62 mm tracer and 50 mm calibre machine gun rounds arced across the night sky and smashed into the bus and truck.

'Elite SAS Patrol Commander Stuart 'Nev' Bonner takes us inside the extraordinary and dangerous world of secret combat operations in this explosive, behind-the-scenes look at life inside the SAS. A world where capture means torture or death, and every move is trained for with precision detail to bring elite soldiers to the very peak of fighting ability.

'In a career spanning twenty years, fourteen of them in the SAS, Bonner shares with us the inside story of being out in front and often behind enemy lines.

'From patrolling the mountains of East Timor to covert operations in Bougainville and the Solomon Islands, from sweeping into the Iraqi desert ahead of invading US forces to cripple Saddam Hussein's communications to patrolling in war-torn Baghdad and being in the middle of the disastrous Operation Anaconda in Afghanistan this is a no-holds-barred account of what it's like to live, eat and breathe SAS.' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Hachette Australia , 2014 .
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      Extent: 352 [16 unnumbered pages of plates]p.
      Description: illus., ports
      Note/s:
      • Published April 2014
      ISBN: 9780733630606

Works about this Work

Macklin in War of Words William Yeoman , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The West Australian , 25 March 2014; (p. 7)
Macklin in War of Words William Yeoman , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The West Australian , 25 March 2014; (p. 7)
Last amended 29 May 2014 11:08:27
Subjects:
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    Timor-Leste,
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    Southeast Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
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    Afghanistan,
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    South Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
  • Bougainville,
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    Papua New Guinea,
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    Pacific Region,
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    Iraq,
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    Middle East, Asia,
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