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Mercenaries : soldiers of fortune, from ancient Greece to today's private military companies

Author: Michael Lee Lanning
Publisher: New York : Presidio Press/Ballantine Books, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Acclaimed author and war vet Michael Lee Lanning traces the compelling history of mercenaries, from the "Sea Peoples" who fought for the pharaohs, greater glory to today's soldiers for hire from private military companies (PMCs) in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Lee Lanning
ISBN: 0345469232 9780345469236
OCLC Number: 61769517
Description: x, 272 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Michael Lee Lanning.

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Acclaimed author and war vet Michael Lee Lanning traces the compelling history of mercenaries, from the "Sea Peoples" who fought for the pharaohs, greater glory to today's soldiers for hire from private military companies (PMCs) in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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