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The Road to Kalamata: Congo Mercenary's Personal Memoir - HOARE, Mike

Leo Cooper, 1989, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. Price Clipped.

the real-life adventure story of 4 Commando, a team of mercenary soldiers, as told by their leader, the legendary Colonel Mike Hoare, during the Katanga campaign of 1961. At the close of 1960 the newly formed Independent State of Katanga in central Africa recruited mercenaries to help its fledgling army suppress a rebellion by the Baluba, a tribe of over two and one-half million people. Rumoured to be cannibals and known to torture and dismember any enemy soldier unlucky enough to be captured, Baluba warriors were legendary for their fierceness both in and out of battle.
Size: 9¼" x 6½"
Number of Pages: 132
ISBN: 0850522889

£27.00 (Now Sold)