[Mercenaries] Free Á Al Venter

That books and accounts on EO operations written by the time this book came out were giving the wrong picture This took me by surprise because in 2012 there was excellent Four Ball One Tracer Commanding Executive Outcomes in Angola and Sierra Leone by the field commander of EO teams in African wars Jim Hooper s Bloodsong from 2002 and of course Executive Outcomes Against All Odds by Eeben Barlow himself first published in 2007 All of this makes course Executive Outcomes Against All Odds by Eeben Barlow himself first published in 2007 All of this makes wonder if some parts of this book

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written way back and put into this release Without Any UpdatesSo To any updatesSo to it up good book in history terms ots of very interesting details about turbulent second half of 20th century and author manages to give excellent contrast between old time mercs and modern day ones PMCs as they are know today this being the term they prefer While mercenaries of the 1960 s70 s80 s were a rather wild bunch adventurers fighting for other nations of their own volition or hired by clandestine services of various countries to fight dirty wars in Africa modern day mercenaries are true professionals who are capable and reliable as much as it is possible under the pressure from governments who are still using them and if they seem them as competition try to disband them as it happened with EO If used properly PMCs do much good in the world as it is shown by EO actions in Africa and world wideThis would be 5 star book but due to the shortcomings I Organic Dairy Production listed above it would prove to be too much confusing to new readers which is shameFor all the military history covert ops and special ops fans book will give insight to some of theess known episodes from mercenary warsRecommended. S recently ent his skills after almost singlehandedly defeating gruesome insurgencies in AfricaIn this book Al Venter who was actively involved in the direction and production of segments of the TV series Mercenaries provides both background to this uniue class of warriors and a fascinating ook at their methods and actionsREVIEWSshould please nonfiction readers who enjoy in depth military works well researched and methodically executedPortland Book Reviewtakes the reader into the mercenary world into their real The Heat life exploits andifts the curtain on their operations in a fascinating read one in which their true exploits are impressive than fictionSmall Wars and Insurgencie. ,

Engaging selection of short stories from a wide variety of conflicts and personnel mostly centered in Africa Surprising amount of good uality photographs both color and bw Highlights of specific and personnel mostly centered in Africa Surprising amount of good uality photographs both color and bw Highlights of specific were fascinating Gunship Ace illuminating the specific jobs and demands of those jobs that were under the umbrella mercenary Author was very detailed about the types of military hardware that all sides used probably useful for the armchair enthusiast Sometimes it was confusing to tell between the various rebel armies and who was on what side Could ve used description to clarify This book is for all means and purposes COLLECTION OF ARTICLES AUTHOR WROTE FOR MAGAZINES OR IN of articles author wrote for magazines or in for new book complemented with first hand reports from people on the ground in Africa during turbulent ast uarter of the 20th centuryFrom the author s perspective he gives an overview of mercenary activities in 1960 s 1970 s 1980 s old style mercenary organizations marked by Mad Mike Hoar Rolf steiner Bob Denard to name the few and then goes to the Executive Outcomes operations that defined the rise of modern day PMCs in 1990 s with follow up on various independent teams mostly formed by people from disbanded EO but there are also examples of a various other units particularly interesting where PMC company specializing in air operations up to 2014 date when book was publishedActual author s writings make about half a book Other half are writings from other authors eg Leif Hellstrom s chapter on Cuban mercenaries employed by CIA in Congo in 1960 s other authors eg Leif Hellstrom s chapter on Cuban mercenaries employed by CIA in Congo in 1960 s first hand accounts from actual combatants and mercenaries who fought and participated in conflicts ranging from. Mercenaries have been a part warfare for centuries and though the names have changed continue to play a part in global military conflicts In today s world these soldiers for hire are an attractive alternative when Western governments are reluctant to put their militaries at risk for obscure causes that would otherwise be difficult to explain to their electoratesIn this book noted author and foreign correspondent Al Venter provides a fascinating ook at modern merc actions in the Middle East and Africa From brushfire wars in the Congo to outright genocides in Biafra highly skilled mercenaries were called upon to fight for order and also for a iving Whether facing fanatics in. ,

Congo in 1960 s to modern DAY AFGHANISTAN IRA YEMEN AND SOMALIA Afghanistan Ira Yemen and Somalia zonesAnd this is where main issues I have with this book ieFirst in good portion book author constantly reminds us that you can read about current subject in specific book title from the author followed by the The Romance Of The Unicorn list of his other published works Each chapter has footnotes and notesisting authors books which is expected since Al J Venter is truly prolific author on all subjects surrounding the mercenaries so I don t understand why did author constantly felt the need to remind us of his other works throughout the Chapters Itself I Have Read Numerous Works itself I have read numerous works Al J Venter and this is first instance I encountered thisSecond this book is one of the works that would benefit greatly from detail editing Chapters written by another authors Histoire Du Livre Et De L Imprim Au Canada Volume 3 De 1918 1980 like Leif Hellstrom are concise and to the point same as parts written by the Al J Venter But chapters written from point of view of direct combat participants are mixed bag some are good EO personnel stories for example but some are mixed up to the point that storyine gets Warriors Don T Cry The Searing Memoir Of The Battle To Integrate Little Rock S Central High lost I understand these were all transcriptions of interviews and discussions author had with these hard core mercenaries but it wasike entire conversation was just written down and sent to press No checkup no corrections and we are talking about interviews here as an author you need to structure it down a bit for your readers at A Mentira Sagrada least that is my opinion It made for a confusing part of the book Also on few occasions notes would repeat in completely unrelated chapters This made the bookook rushedThird some of the authors comments on EO s operations were strange Author says. Somalia or revolutionaries in Rhodesia staving OFF CANNIBALS IN SIERRA LEONE OR cannibals in Sierra Leone or a civil war in Angola the mercs put their California With Classic California Writings lives on theine for a causeMany mercenaries freelanced but under talented freebooting eaders some groups became crack outfits South Africa s Executive Outcomes became a egend in its own time ike a uasi military itself as it dispatched fighters throughout the continent Like an ad hoc Foreign Legion fighters came from all countries around the globe to participate in the combats In the US the publisher of Soldier of Fortune magazine organized repeated expeditions from Laos to Peru In Afghanistan the renowned helicopter gunship pilot Nellis ha.

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