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  • Published: 1 March 2013
  • ISBN: 9780857980809
  • Imprint: Random House Australia
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 40

Incredible Navy Divers: On Patrol


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In cold, murky water, working by touch alone, they candefuse a mine powerful enough to sink a battleship: welcome to the world of the Royal Australian Navy clearance divers.

In cold, murky water, working by touch alone, they defuse a mine powerful enough to sink a battleship: welcome to the thrilling and dangerous world of the Royal Australian Navy clearance divers.

In the thick of the Vietnam War another elite unit of clearance divers went to Vung Tau retrieving weapons and bodies from crashed aircraft. There were booby traps to tame and dodgy ordnance to dispose of. Often coming under fire and in extreme danger, these Australian military heroes worked with the US SEALS on huge clean-up jobs for months. The incredible story of these courageous and higjly skilled men is glimpsed in this exclusive ebook taken from the highly acclaimed book, Navy Divers by Gregor Salmon.

  • Pub date: 1 March 2013
  • ISBN: 9780857980809
  • Imprint: Random House Australia
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 40

About the Author

Gregor Salmon

Gregor Salmon is a Sydney-based writer. He is the author of Poppy, an account of his first-hand investigation into Afghanistan's opium trade, and Heart Soul Fire, which he wrote with boxer Paul Briggs. Over the years he has written, edited and produced his way through a host of magazines, television shows and internet sites.

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