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Winning Battles, Losing Wars I thought that this piece by Victor Davis Hanson was so good that I would post it here. That way readers are more likely (a little) to read it … or – better – go to … Continue reading

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What is it to be a Mercenary?

A Piece – 26th December 2011 (Requested by a socialist political weekly, but not printed by them) What is it to be a Mercenary? By his steel-harsh, two verse poem, ‘Epitaph to an Army of Mercenaries’ 1917 AE Housman (1859 … Continue reading

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An All Greek Wheeze

Simon Mann Copyright 15th November 2011 An All Greek Wheeze A piece paid for but never published by a National Sunday Newspaper Thursday night is the night for a coup d’etat. That’s when you catch a national capital at its … Continue reading

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This is from < Deadline.com > and is what we’ve been working on: EXCLUSIVE: While the material marketplace has cooled as the holiday approaches, studios have been tempted by a pitch for a fact-based thriller that has Ridley Scott attached … Continue reading

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Three topics plus some ramble …

The book – ‘Cry Havoc’ ( – order your copy now on Amazon – comes out 5th OCT ) …. That’s at the top of the agenda, and the first topic of today’s BLOG post. Second up: What do I … Continue reading

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Buy the book and follow the tweets!

FOLLOW: www.twitter.com/CaptSFM BLOG: www.captainsimonmann.com BOOK: ‘Cry Havoc’ : out 5 OCT AMAZON ORDER: www.amazon.co.uk/Cry-Havoc-Simon-Mann/dp/1843584034/ref=ntt_at_ep_dpt_1

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Giving birth …

This is how it must feel to give birth. The book – Cry Havoc (publishing date 5th OCT 2011, by John Blake Ltd) rushes towards its due date. All I will feel as Mother is relief. The legal issues go … Continue reading

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The book moves on …

Cry Havoc is now the book title. The publication date is 5th October 2011. It’s already there, on Amazon. At this point the book is undergoing a legal review by the publisher’s lawyers. That’s no joke, given the wish amongst … Continue reading

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Welcome to the blog

Working on my book – as yet without a title – I am entering the www arena: facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, my web site, this blog. Why? Because I must give to what I want to say in the book, and … Continue reading

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