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Robert Macklin

Explosive action in East Timor, Iraq and Afghanistan. The true story of an Australian SAS Hero.

Elite SAS Patrol Commander Stuart 'Nev' Bonner speaks of the extraordinary and dangerous world of secret combat operations in this explosive, 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 20 years, 14 of them in the SAS, Bonner shares 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.

Soft cover, photographs, 352 pages.