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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Book ratings by Goodreads. When I began to read the book I was having to read paragraphs twice to understand what exactly was going on. In short he has tried to give a complete picture of the SAS. McNab details on the various methods of training they undertake whether it be in the Jungle,Desert or Urban terrain. The book is throughly in soldier lingo, there are countless acronyms and the action is not hollywood ish.
I know for a lot people Andy McNab is their initiation into the special forces world and therefore, there first love. Things move along well and plot is easy to follow. In harrowing detail, McNab takes us inside anfy Regiment, chronicling nine yearsof covert operations on five continents. The award recognised his charity work with The Reading Agency promoting literacy, particularly in young adults and prisoners. Product details Mass Market Paperback: The cost to his personal life is visible in every section, and he points out that many other soldiers have similar problems as do emergency response professionsbut he also points out successful relationships among his friends.
The series draws extensively on McNab’s experiences and knowledge of Special Forces soldiering. McNab is writing about a abdy world from the one that most of us will ever occupy. Dec 01, Glenn rated it it was amazing. Read Bravo Two Zero, it’s much clearer a novel.
We are treated through strings and strings of failed marriages. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. To ask other readers questions about Immediate Actionplease sign up.
Situation awareness far more. The stories of selection make you exhausted just reading them and the missions are as non glamorous as you could possibly imagine.
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Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. Please try again later. There was probably a fair amount of editing that occured as a result nady the potentially sensitive material and I am sure that the author was writing with this possible sensorship in mind as well as the fact that he would not want to compromise past present and future regiments and their members.
At times, the writer tries to be funny too e. In andhe returned to Armagh as a newly promoted Lance Corporaland claimed to have killed for the immediatte time during a fire-fight with the Provisional Irish Republican Army.
And he dares to expose some of their highly confidential codes and rules–including adny one that sanctions murder. McNab provides a good account of the training involved in becoming a Regiment member and the wide variety of missions they can be tasked with. As a delinquent youth he kicked against society.
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Immediste was always a fantastic gathering. Whilst there is quite a bit of technical information that is discussed the writing doesn’t drag and remains engaging. He is not that for me.
Leave this field blank. Lists with This Book. You get a sense of the bravado and camaraderie needed to become a soldier, and there’s certainly a level of gritty realism you don’t get in fictional books. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Volete azione in ogni pagina del libro?
He is still believed to be wanted by a number of the world’s terrorist organisations; he therefore chooses not to reveal either his face or his current location. It has been published in 17 countries and translated into 16 languages.
Views Read Edit View history. This book is OK at best. After six months of medical treatment he was back on active service.
Interesting topic actkon but not necessarily the best writing. I enjoyed this even more than Bravo Two Zero probably because the scope of this book was farther reaching. But each time, he pulls away from actually giving an opinion. Due to the extremely sensitive nature of his work while serving with the SAS, McNab has a legally binding contract obliging him to submit his writings to the Ministry of Defence for review. Oddly, you’d be wrong on both counts.
McNab will be consulting as technical advisor and have a role in production as well. This is the story of the fighting men of the SAS.