By David Horner

SAS: Phantoms of War is the background of the Australian detailed Air provider. initially released as SAS: Phantoms of the Jungle in 1989, and a bestseller given that then, this version has been up-to-date to incorporate information of the SAS's actions within the Nineties and into the twenty first century.

Based on patrol studies and interviews with contributors, this Australian army vintage tells the attention-grabbing tale of the formation of the SAS, its mystery position in Borneo in the course of disagreement with Indonesia and its operations in Vietnam. The SAS operated deep at the back of enemy traces, carrying out surveillance at shut diversity, poised to spring into violent motion at desire. It used to be with strong cause the Viet Cong got here to name them Ma Rung-'phantoms of the jungle'.

After Vietnam, the SAS shaped a crack counter-terrorist strength, able to guard Australia. It turned excited by motion in Somalia, Kuwait and East Timor within the Nineties and, in 2000, the safety of the Sydney Olympic Games.

SAS: Phantoms of War tells the tale of a hugely disciplined strength working secretly on the leading edge of Australia's defence in struggle and peace.

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