Hardcover published by Hunter Mackay. First edition, 2007.
Narrative contemporary history, the story of modern mercenaries, hired guns, dogs of war or soldiers of fortune, ("military contractors" in Iraq and Afghanistan). It covers the last thirty years, ranges over four continents, and describes the trials and tribulations, the successes and rewards of mercenaries in both civil wars and coups d'etat, focusing on personalities such as Bob Denard, ‘Mad Mike’ Hoare, Simon Mann and Tim Spicer.
Hardback with unclipped dust jacket. Jacket is faded at the spine, but the book is free of notes and inscriptions and is generally in excellent condition.