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Soldiers of fortune : the twentieth century mercenary

Author: Peter G Macdonald
Publisher: New York : Gallery Books, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores what it means to make and become a mercenary soldier; detailing the history of these soldiers of fortune from a variety of landscapes: Nepal, Germany, Britain, Southeast Asia, Afghanistan, and America.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter G Macdonald
ISBN: 0831788844 9780831788841
OCLC Number: 14999268
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 191 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Contents: Introduction : what is a mercenary? --
The French Foreign Legion --
Soldiers from Nepal --
Germany's multiracial SS --
Britain's "small wars" --
The "wind of change" wars --
The war of unilateral independence --
Subversion in Southeast Asia --
The fight for Afghanistan --
America's "backyard" --
The making of a mercenary.
Responsibility: Peter Macdonald.

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Explores what it means to make and become a mercenary soldier; detailing the history of these soldiers of fortune from a variety of landscapes: Nepal, Germany, Britain, Southeast Asia, Afghanistan, and America.

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