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The Resource The smack track : inside the Navy's war : chasing down drug smugglers, pirates and terrorists, Ian McPhedran

The smack track : inside the Navy's war : chasing down drug smugglers, pirates and terrorists, Ian McPhedran

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The smack track : inside the Navy's war : chasing down drug smugglers, pirates and terrorists
Title
The smack track
Title remainder
inside the Navy's war : chasing down drug smugglers, pirates and terrorists
Statement of responsibility
Ian McPhedran
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The untold and largely unknown story of how the Royal Australian Navy battles pirates, gun runners and drug smugglers in the seas of the Arabian Gulf and the Horn of Africa along the infamous route known as the 'smack track'. For more than twenty years, Australian sailors have been risking their lives, conducting often fraught and dangerous operations in war and in the battle against terrorism. From braving rough seas to boarding rickety dhows or clambering up the sheer steel sides of modern day supertankers looking for contraband, The Smack Track tells a thrilling, eye-witness story of grit, courage, ingenuity and sacrifice
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
AU@
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
The smack track : inside the Navy's war : chasing down drug smugglers, pirates and terrorists, Ian McPhedran
Label
The smack track : inside the Navy's war : chasing down drug smugglers, pirates and terrorists, Ian McPhedran
Publication
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocn986994089
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
xii, 292 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781460752920
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations, map, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)986994089

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