Congo Mercenary

  • by Mike Hoare
  • Narrated by Mike Hoare
  • 13 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Col. Mike Hoare tells how his force of mercenaries, 5 Commando, put down a Comunist-backed rebel uprising in the Congo. As they restored law and order, town by town, he and his men freed 1,800 nuns and priests. His men also learned what it means to be real soldiers.

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What the Critics Say

"This well-written and well-illustrated book gives an accurate and useful account of the military response to the [Congolese] rebellion." (The Daily Telegraph)

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Fascinating account of war in the Congo

Superbly narrated, this is a genuinely fascinating account of events in the Congo, during a time of massive civil unrest and upheaval. A detailed account of the plight of the Congolese, and the events of the mercenary force and their fight with the communist backed rebels.
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- Phil

Book Details

  • Release Date: 14-12-2012
  • Publisher: St. Edmundsbury Press