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By Terry O'Farrell

Another urging hiss from at the back of me-okay carry onto your horses, i go. 5 to 10 paces takes me over the music, and now I test the creek forward attempting to peer during the underbrush, to become aware of symptoms of enemy presence. Jesus, it truly is quiet; unnaturally quiet...another evidently extra pressing hiss is distributed out to draw my consciousness. in retrospect over my shoulder I see the enemy soldier instantly; he's at the song taking a look at once at me...apparently oblivious to my presence. Has he noticeable me? screams via my mind. No!... without warning, the bastard takes to the air like a startled jackrabbit. could not carry it jointly from now on, i believe, as i attempt to get a shot in-but it really is hopeless, no aspect in firing...in any case the rest of the patrol is now thundering in the direction of me.

With his remarkably observant eye, Terry O'Farrell's own account of his occupation as an SAS soldier vividly captures not just the army activities of his time in Vietnam, however the human facets of soldiering-from surviving the serious choice strategy and coaching, to facing the ever present worry of combat.

Terry relives the lengthy demanding stretches on patrol within the jungle, ears ever alert to the sounds of the encircling terrain and being stuck all of sudden and surprising touch with the enemy. He additionally entertains his readers with vibrant stories of his reports off the battlefield-the larrakin pranks in the course of education, visits to Mama San and her ladies, and the friendship and mutual belief that kinds among soldiers.

An soaking up, frank and funny mirrored image, Behind Enemy Lines is a first-hand perception into the brain of a tender SAS soldier.

'Captures the real day after day life of an Infantry solider...I had tears rolling down my face at the various shenanigans...to being introduced again to the nasty fact that used to be the battle all of us knew. The humour while constructing both a fellow soldier or an teacher and ache the implications or feeling Oh so arrogant should you received away with it makes for nice reading.' - invoice McLaughlin

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