"From the SAS soldier who invented the modern military memoir comes another storming battering ram of thrill-packed, unforgettable drama. Never-before-revealed covert operations and heartbreaking human stories combine to create a new classic and a book that takes us back to where it all began... This is Andy McNab's gripping account of the time he served in the company of a remarkable band of brothers - from the day, freshly badged, he joined them in the Malaysian jungle, to the day, ten years later, when he handed in his sand-coloured beret and started a new life. The things they saw and did during that time would take them all to breaking point - and some beyond - in the years that followed. He who dares doesn't always win ..."--Backcover.