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Immediate Action is a no-holes-barred account fo an extraordinary life from the day 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.As a delinquent youth he kicked against society. As a young soldier he waged war against the IRA in the streets and fields of South Armagh. As a member of 22 SAS Regiment he was at the centre of covert operations for nine years - on five continents.Recounting with grim humour and in riverting, often horrifying detail his activities in the world's monst highly trained and efficient Special Forces unit, McNab sweeps us into a world of surveillence and intelligence-gathering counter-terrorism and hostage rescue. There are casualties: the best men are so often the first to be killed, because theya re in front.By turns chilling, astonishing, violent, funny and moving, this blistering first-hand account of life in the front rank of writers on modern war.