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Behind Enemy Lines : An Australian SAS soldier in Vietnam - Terry O'Farrell

Behind Enemy Lines

An Australian SAS soldier in Vietnam


Published: 21st December 2012
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This personal account of Terry O'Farrell's career as an SAS soldier vividly captures not only the military actions of his time in Vietnam, but the human aspects of surviving the intense selection process and training to dealing with the ever-present fear of combat. The horrors of long tense stretches on patrol in the jungle and being caught by surprise by the enemy are recounted. Also included are colorful tales of experiences off the battlefied???the larrakin pranks during training and the friendships that form between soldiers.

PrefaceAcknowledgmentsGlossary of terms and abbreviations1 Early days2 Recruit training3 Infantry training4 SAS selection5 Pre-deployment training6 Arriving in Vietnam7 First patrol8 Cobras and the Don Khanh Hotel9 WIA10 No comms11 Contacts and ambushes12 Double bluff13 Action on the Firestone Trail14 Working with 22 SAS-Malaysia15 Exercise Sidewalk-Papua New Guinea16 Back to Nui Dat17 Caches and booby traps18 Elephants19 The May Tao Mountains20 SEAL operationsEpilogueAppendixIndex

ISBN: 9781741151503
ISBN-10: 1741151503
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 264
Published: 21st December 2012
Edition Number: 1