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Daily Quiz for January 22, 2013

Posted By HistoryNet Staff On 1/22/2013 @ 12:01 am In Quiz | 2 Comments

This infamous mercenary leader was a technical advisor on the 1978 film about mercenaries, The Wild Geese.

  • Count Carl von Rosen
  • Robert "Bob" Denard
  • Thomas M. "Mad Mike" Hoare
  • Jean "Black Jack" Schramme

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#1 Comment By Robert Kapanjie On 1/21/2013 @ 10:14 pm

I have never heard of any of these individuals, I don't know what 4 commando, 5 commando,simba means. My knowledge of the Congo stops with King Leopold. Sounds like this stuff would be very interesting in a non-fiction history book. Anyone out there have any recommendations?

#2 Comment By Patrick Baker On 1/22/2013 @ 7:24 am

Hoare, Mike. Mercenary. New York: Bantam Books, 1979.

Mockler, Anthony. The New Mercenaries: The History of the Hired Soldier from the Congo to the Seychelles. New York: Paragon House, 1987.

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