By (author) Mike Hoare
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Congo Warriors by Mike Hoare
Book DescriptionColonel Mike Hoare commanded a unit of mercenary soldiers during the armed uprising in the Congo in 1964 and 1965, which he described in detail in his previous book, Congo Mercenary. In this follow-up account of those war-torn days spent fighting the Simba rebels, Colonel Hoare focuses on the courage and ambitions, the lives and deaths of those men under his command. In an exclusive new foreword and epilogue for this Paladin reprint, which the author has described as his favorite of all the books he has written, Colonel Hoare provides an unparalleled understanding of mercenary action in Africa, the involvement of the CIA in such activities and new insight into the minds and hearts of mercenary soldiers. Congo Warriors is not to be missed by anyone interested in combat, mercenaries, warriors or Africa.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781581606478
(216mm x 138mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Paladin Press,U.S.
Publisher: Paladin Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 15-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Mike Hoare
Three Years with Sylvia, Paperback (March 2011)
The author fully expects the title of this book to lead the reader to anticipate an account of the goings-on between a man and his mistress, and in a sense, that is what it is. Sylvia is a large ex-Baltic trading yacht who made outrageous demands on her lover's heart and pocket.
Adventures in Africa, Paperback (March 2011)
It has been said that Mike Hoare's middle name is Adventure, and his most memorable adventures have occurred in Africa. Hoare was born in India to Irish parents and educated in England, emigrating to Africa in 1948 and falling in love with the vast wilderness.
Seychelles Affair, Paperback (August 2009)
The "Seychelles Affair" is one of the most infamous episodes in the tangled history of mercenary warfare in Africa.
Road to Kalamata, Paperback (October 2008)» View all books by Mike Hoare
The Road to Kalamata is the real-life adventure story the 4 Commando team of mercenary soldiers, as told by their leader, Col. 'Mad' Mike Hoare.
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Author Biography - Mike Hoare
Mike Hoare is one of the 20th century's most famous adventurers, and clearly one of its most talented scribes. Hoare was born in India to Irish parents and educated in England. He emigrated to Africa in 1948 and fell in love with the land and its people. Though he is best known as a mercenary leader in the Congo and the Seychelles, his two new books describe his nonmilitary adventures on land and sea: Mike Hoare's Adventures in Africa and Three Years with Sylvia .
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