Immediate Action has ratings and 62 reviews. Supratim said: I have always been fascinated by the various Special Forces. I had heard about Andy McN. Published after Bravo Two Zero, in IMMEDIATE ACTION McNab takes us back to his early life. He starts, albeit briefly, with being raised by his. Steven Billy Mitchell, CBE, DCM, MM (born 28 December ), usually known by the . Immediate Action, McNab’s autobiography, spent 18 weeks at the top of the best-seller lists following the lifting of an ex-parte injunction granted to the.
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Gun fight is a small part of the operations and in many cases the work is to be done under absolute secrecy — a small mistake can jeopardize the whole mission and endanger the lives of people.
Recommendations is not something i would make for this book, for it is my feel that this is purely an interest oriented book. That said, he minimises the effort he expends, in all things – always trying to arrange matters so that somebody else has to do the work, like cooking meals or brewing tea. To date it has been published in 17 countries and translated into 16 languages. S, with which he remained for the rest of his career in the British Army.
Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Review Text “A joy Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. In addition to Bravo Two Zero he has written two other autobiographies and a number of fiction books.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. The author did attempt to explain some of the terms, and how things relate to American English.
See all 75 reviews. Skip to main content. Plunging us into a world of surveillance, counterintelligence, and hostage rescue, he takes us behind the scenes on some of their top secret missions. Andy McNab’s Army Memoirs. Description Immediate Action is a no-holds-barred account of an extraordinary life, from the day Andy McNab was found in a carrier bag on the steps of Guy’s Hospital to the day he went to fight in the Gulf War.
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The award immediatd his charity work with The Reading Agency promoting literacy, particularly in young adults and prisoners. From the Publisher He is one of the most highly decorated soldiers alive.
Mar 29, Demien Hieriem rated it it was amazing. He is also the first to break the code of silence about the most elite fighting force in the world. After basic training, he was posted to the Rifle Depot in Winchester.
There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Needless to say, all other things are sidelined. Great insight on how the training is for the SAS commando. But the full story of his life and his amazing career in Special Forces has remained a secret…until now. Mr McNab could be an ideal neighbour. The parts about his string of divorces owing to his obsession with his work is a bit annoying but this man is writing down his memoir so I understand a little bit about his personal life would be there.
The Russian’ is a book based on Battlefield 3, has Russians”. Dry as a desert rat’s ass, serious as a scorpion sting, amusing as a soldier joke and flooded with whisky, absolutely squeezed from everything useless as your “bergen” backpack should be.
All that may seem a strange way to start a review of a book many would buy because it features the SAS, but the book is anxy and therefore must be judged in that respect first!
Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase. For the first time, he reveals the shocking details of their training—physically severe, mentally grueling, and sometimes deadly.
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Indeed, apart from very rare hints of a better nature, it’s not until the last moments of the book imjediate he suggests that he has changed. Being able to place themselves one step ahead of “competition”, it is my belief that the ways of the regiment would have advanced far from the times of McNab. Thanks for telling us about the problem. He has also co-written a book on psychopathyclaiming that he exhibits many psychopathic traits.
Dropzone Stories and The New Recruit series. His actions behind the lines in the Gulf War made him a hero. This is the story of the fighting men of the SAS.
Celebrity Hijack on 13 January It was always a fantastic gathering. If I could, I would lift out the SAS procedural parts and dump the rest, which is just an unpleasant read.
Read it Forward Read it first. It could be depth or introspection. It was slightly disappointing that some operations ended with no real results, aftion then, this is not fiction. Whilst there is quite a bit of technical information that is discussed the writing doesn’t drag and remains engaging.
And he dares to expose some of immediqte highlyconfidential codes and rules–including the one that sanctions murder. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.
What these guys put themselves through to help protect us is unbelievable. Inspired by Your Browsing History. It’s actually quite funny in some places. He has also written a number of books for children. Selection is a gruelling physical and mental test to join the SAS – you get two chances and if you fail both of those, then that’s it. The nature of the covert operations, the sorts of training and the mindset that members of The Regiment go through their lives with is totally alien to the suburban, family orientated lifestyle that he also tries and mostly fails to maintain through a series of very short, sharp marriages and relationships.