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Note: with Robert Macklin
Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 SAS Sniper : The World of an Elite Australian Marksman
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'Here Rob Maylor tells the no-holds-barred story of his years on the front lines, from his early service with the Royal Marine in Northern Ireland, then from 2003 in the elite Australian SAS.As one of Australia s most highly trained and successful combat marksmen, he saw action in East Timor, Iraq and most recently in Afghanistan where he won medals for gallantry in some of the heaviest fighting in the conflict. He tells of his near-death experience in the Blackhawk helicopter that crashed off Fiji, killing two of his mates. He was also in the personal security detail of the East Timorese President, Xanana Gusmao and the Chief of the Australian Defence Force, Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston.Rob Maylor tells of his dedication to the dark art of sniping and touches on the history of the great snipers who came before him. It is filled with the rough humour and the almost religious sense of mateship of the SAS regiment.SAS SNIPER covers Rob s two tours of Afghanistan in 2007 and 2008, where he was repeatedly in action and where his comrades were killed and wounded. It was there that he took part in the action that saw his mate Mark Donaldson awarded the VC; and Rob himself was wounded and recommended for a medal for gallantry under fire.' (Publication summary)

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  • Dedication: I dedicate this book to my wife Georgina, whose love and support has enabled me to follow my dreams, and to my girls, Lauren and Ashley, who inspire me every day and fill my life with joy.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: Sniper Elite : The World of a Top Special Forces Marksman
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Hachette Australia , 2010 .
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      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: xv, 331p., [8]p. of platesp.
      Description: illus., ports
      Note/s:
      • Foreword by Sean Chapple.
      • Preface by Robert Macklin.
      ISBN: 9780733624957 (pbk.)
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
      :
      St. Martin's Press ,
      2012 .
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      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: 352p.
      Note/s:
      • Published August 2012

        With title : Sniper Elite

      ISBN: 9781250010469
Last amended 20 Jun 2014 09:24:02
Subjects:
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    East Timor,
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    Southeast Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
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    Iraq,
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    Middle East, Asia,
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    Afghanistan,
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    South Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
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