A note about ordering and delivery prior to Anzac Day:

We are currently processing a high volume of orders in the lead-up to Anzac Day. Every effort will be made to ensure you receive your products and/or reproduction material prior to Anzac Day (25 April), however we ask that you place all orders by the cut-off dates (listed below):

For Memorial Collection (image, film, sound) orders: Sunday 24 March.
For Shop (books, merchandise) orders: Sunday 7 April.

Please note: Delivery cannot be guaranteed for any orders placed after the cut-off dates.

If you require assistance with your order, please contact the eSales team directly – email esales@awm.gov.au or phone (02) 6243 4555.

SAS Sniper: the world of an elite Australian marksman

Rob Maylor with Robert Macklin SHOP:9780733636967

SAS sniper takes us inside the closed world of the Australian Special Forces - it's tough to get in, but the fighting that follows is even tougher.

Royal Marine...SAS marksman...Elite soldier...

Rob Maylor has seen action in the world's most dangerous combat zones: from East Timor and Iraq to Afghanistan.

He was there when a Black Hawk helicopter crashed, drowning two of his mates. He was there at Australia's biggest battle in Afghanistan when a Taliban ambush left him shockingly wounded.

He has walked for hours, sometimes days, through enemy territory until he has found the right position, sometimes more than a kilometre away from this target, then when the moment is right he aims, and with absolute precision, puts the bullet just where it is going to have the most effect...

This is a gritty, no-holds-barred behind-the-scenes look at life on the front line from an elite SAS sniper.

 

Soft cover, 331 pages.

Related Items

  1. Point of view: Afghanistan - Shaun Gladwell

    The Australian War Memorial, in collaboration with the Australian Embassy in Washington DC, has launched a new art exhibition as part of the Embassy’s...

  2. Beyond combat: Australian military life off the battlefield

    War is only a small part of military life. Uniformed men and women spend the vast majority of their time away from combat, training, receiving medical...

  3. First and foremost: a concise illustrated history of the 1st Battalion, the Royal Australian Regiment, 1945 - 2018

    First and foremost: a concise illustrated history of the 1st Battalion, the Royal Australian Regiment, 1945 - 2018 has been published to mark 70 years...