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Redback One: The True Story of an Australian SAS Hero

Robert Macklin

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Hachette Military Collec, Biography, Autobiography: historical, political & military, Memoirs, True war & combat stories, Prose: non-fiction, 21st century history: from c 2000 -, Afghan War, Iraq War, Military intelligence, Military tactics

Explosive SAS action in East Timor, Iraq and Afghanistan. Now part of the HACHETTE MILITARY COLLECTION.

'This is what an SAS career is really like'
AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE MAGAZINE

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. Now part of the HACHETTE MILITARY COLLECTION.

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Praise for Redback One: The True Story of an Australian SAS Hero

  • quite the adventure - WEST AUSTRALIAN

  • this is what an SAS career is really like - AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE MAGAZINE

  • A rare beast in this genre, this is an honest, insider's account of the dark arts of sniping and special forces. - HERALD SUN on SAS SNIPER

  • A chilling glimpse of the hazards encountered by SAS troops. - DAILY TELEGRAPH on SAS SNIPER

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Robert Macklin

Robert Macklin was born in Queensland and educated at University of Queensland and the Australian National University. He has worked as a journalist at the COURIER-MAIL, THE AGE and THE BULLETIN, and was associate editor of the CANBERRA TIMES until 2003.

Robert is the author of 27 books, including DARK PARADISE, HAMILTON HUME and four works focusing on the SAS and Australia's Special Forces: SAS SNIPER, REDBACK ONE, SAS INSIDER and WARRIOR ELITE. He lives in Canberra.