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The Resource Clint Palmer SAS insider, by Robert Macklin

Clint Palmer SAS insider, by Robert Macklin

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Clint Palmer SAS insider
Title
Clint Palmer SAS insider
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by Robert Macklin
Title variation
SAS insider
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an elite fighter inside Australia's toughest and most secretive combat force
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Language
eng
Summary
Growing up in an isolated outback mining town in the Northern Territory of Australia, Clint Palmer always had a driving ambition to join the army. After enduring the toughest of tough training, he was accepted into the elite Australian SAS as it developed into the highly skilled and supremely effective fighting force it is today, and rose through the ranks to become a specialist parachute instructor. Thirty years of service later, Palmer shares the story of this adrenaline fuelled world and how it bacame a lifelong comittment. He takes us to Iraq and Afghanistan - where he was at the very heart of some of the worst fighting in Operation Anaconda - and tells what it was like to witness the bravery, the confusion, and the price paid by some men for the mistakes of others. Palmer is a man who knows the Regiment better than almost anyone. SAS Insider really is the insite story - and a gripping account of one Australian soldier's life at the sharp end
Summary
Growing up in an isolated outback mining town in the Northern Territory of Australia, Clint Palmer always had a driving ambition to join the army. After enduring the toughest of tough training, he was accepted into the elite Australian SAS as it developed into the highly skilled and supremely effective fighting force it is today, and rose through the ranks to become a specialist parachute instructor. Thirty years of service later, Palmer shares the story of this adrenaline fuelled world and how it became a lifelong commitment.
Biography type
individual biography
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10641011
Cataloging source
ANL
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1941-
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Macklin, Robert
Dewey number
356.167
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Palmer, Clint
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True
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  • Palmer, Clint
  • Australia
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
  • Parachuting
  • Soldiers
  • Soldiers
  • Military assistance, Australian
  • Military assistance, Australian
Target audience
adult
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Clint Palmer
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Clint Palmer SAS insider, by Robert Macklin
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Copyright
Note
Includes note to the reader from Clint Palmer
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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volume
Content category
text
Control code
000052213355
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 318 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780733629594
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:
Other physical details
colour illustrations, colour portraits
Label
Clint Palmer SAS insider, by Robert Macklin
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes note to the reader from Clint Palmer
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000052213355
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 318 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780733629594
Isbn Type
:
Other physical details
colour illustrations, colour portraits

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