Have you ever wondered what it's like in Iraq? I mean this question very, very literally. Have you ever heard or seen a news report and started thinking about day to day life over there? This bo ...more
+ Loads of entertaining and edge-of-the-seat stories that would beat any film; being kidnapped by the Nigerian Secret Service and getting away without a scratch, fighting alongside hotel waiters with AK's with a news crew upstairs ...
+ Surprisingly frank and empathetic about the difficult topics born of Iraq's...more
An exciting but scary and depressing read about life as a Private Military Contractor (PMC) - some call them mercenaries but it's really more of a guide/bodyguard with guns and a strong sense of whats going on.
The author paints a realistic view about the chaos,danger and the monetary rewards that is ha ...more
A fascinating look at Iraq from the perspective of a private security contractor in the war zone. X-SAS officer John Geddes provides security for business men, media reporters, and the occasional insane tourist. He tells his story in the relaxed conversational way that veteran's tell their war stories. There's plenty of Bruce Willi blow 'em up movie type action, but there's also unique boot-on-the-ground insights on not just the wa ...more
For anyone interested in recent and/or current military conflicts involving mercenaries, Highway to Hell offers a first-hand account which isn't exactly presented in best-seller prose but interesti ...more