The Amazing SAS: The Inside Story of Australia's Special

The Amazing SAS: The Inside Story of Australia's Special Who Dares Wins For the soldiers and officers of Australia s Special Air Service SAS Regiment, this is not just their professional motto, but a creed that shapes their lives the SAS is among the world s most respected special forces units, a crack team of men from the Australian Defence Force who can be relied upon to handle the most difficult, strategically sensitive and dangerous of military tasks Now The Amazing SAS provides a thrilling insight into the way this country s SAS soldiers are selected and trained, and reveals fascinating details about recent SAS deployments East Timor, theOlympic games, the Tampa, the Afghanistan campaign and the regiment s action packed mission in Iraq The Amazing SAS draws on interviews with General Peter Cosgrove, Prime Minister John Howard, Chief of Army Lieutenant General Peter Leahy, former SAS commanding officers Gus Gil and tim McOwan, and many SAS soldiers and officers

10 thoughts on “The Amazing SAS: The Inside Story of Australia's Special Forces

  1. Terri Terri says:

    Now here s the surprise, ignore the lame cover and the rather officious book title and think for a minute on the kind of books you might look for if you were going to learn about Aussies and our culture Wo

  2. Scott Scott says:

    I bought this book many years ago and only just got around to reading it There were some very interesting sections, and some rather dull chapters What remained throughout is the reinforcement of the strength an

  3. Jack Oughton Jack Oughton says:

    Everything you d want in a book about the Aussie SAS Couldn t put it down.

  4. Rowan Rowan says:

    Worth a read for some pithy anecdotes from blokes who are and were the real deal and interesting to hear perspectives from higher up the chain of command Not in anyway ground breaking, but worthy of a good skim for some

  5. Kiragu Kiragu says:

    I like the book, probably because I like the military It s a balanced account that brings out to the world, Australians Special Forces in a way that has not been done before A flowing, revealing story of the unseen, unheard t

  6. David David says:

    A fascinating subject, made hard to read by poor quality of writing.

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