Big boy rules: America's mercenaries fighting in Iraq

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Traveling with a group of American security contractors?mercenaries, or mercs?award-winning reporter Steve Fainaru reveals in gritty detail the men who live by Big Boy Rules.
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subject_facet Iraq War, 2003-, Iraq War, 2003-2011, Mercenary troops -- Iraq, Mercenary troops -- United States
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title Big boy rules : America's mercenaries fighting in Iraq
title_display Big boy rules : America's mercenaries fighting in Iraq
title_full Big Boy Rules America's Mercenaries Fighting in Iraq, Big boy rules : America's mercenaries fighting in Iraq / Steve Fainaru, Big boy rules [electronic resource] : America's mercenaries fighting in Iraq / Steve Fainaru
title_short Big boy rules :
title_sort big boy rules america's mercenaries fighting in iraq
title_sub America's mercenaries fighting in Iraq
topic Military, Nonfiction
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