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  Mike Hoare (Congo Mercenary)
Mike Hoare led mercenary companies in Africa in 1960 and 1964, and is famous for an aborted almost farcical coup attempt in the Seychelles Islands in November of 1981.
Hoare was a strict disciplinarian and tried to keep high standards among his mercenaries, he once had a fellow mercenary tried for raping and killing a young girl, Hoare had the offender sentenced to have his big toes cut off, as the man was a keen footballer.
Mike Hoare glamorised the mercenary trade for a generation but was an unscrupulous and amoral character that could administer brutal justice in the name of discipline.
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  Mike Hoare - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hoare and his mercenaries were tried on their return to South Africa, but not for having attempted to organize a coup in a foreign country, but for specific offenses under the Civil Aviation Offenses Act of 1972.
Justice Neville James told the court Hoare, 63, was "an unscrupulous man with a highly cavalier attitude to the truth".
Hoare got 10 years, Peter Duffy, Mike Webb, Tullio Moneta and Pieter Doorewaard (probably the most senior of the Recce Commando reservists) were sentenced to 5 years, Ken Dalgliesh to 1 year, and Charles Goatley to 2 1/2 years.
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Hoare led mercenary troops in Africa twice (1960 and 1964), and mounted an aborted coup attempt in the Seychelles Islands in November of 1981.
Hoare was arrested and tried by the South African government for air piracy in the commandeering of an Air India jet which landed at Mahe Airport in the middle of the coup attempt.
Mike Hoare is credited as a "military and technical adviser" for the motion picture "The Wild Geese", adapted from a fictional account of Hoare's career.
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 Mike Hoare   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hoare led mercenary troops in Africa twice (1960 and 1964), and mounted an abortedcoup attempt in the Seychelles Islands in November of 1981.
Hoare was arrested and tried by the South African government for airpiracy in the commandeering of an Air India jet which landed at Mahe Airport in the middle of the coup attempt.
Hoare and his mercenaries were tried on their return to South Africa, but not for having attempted to organize a coup in aforeign country, but for specific offenses under the Civil Aviation Offenses Act of 1972.
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 mike hoare
Hoare served in North Africa as an armor officer in the British military during World War II, and achieved the rank of Captain.
Hoare led mercenary troops in Africa twice (1960 and 1964), and mounted an aborted coup attempt in the Seychelles Islands in November of 1981.
Hoare was arrested and tried by the South African government for air piracy in the commandeering of an Air India jet which landed at Mahe Airport in the middle of the coup attempt.
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 BBC ON THIS DAY | 27 | 1982: Seychelles coup leader guilty of hijack
Mercenary leader "Colonel Mad Mike" Hoare has been found guilty of hijacking a plane to escape from an aborted coup attempt in the Seychelles.
Hoare, an Irish-born soldier - famous for his exploits in the Congo in the 1960s - led a group of 50 men to take over the archipelago in the Indian Ocean last November.
Hoare - who achieved the rank of captain during World War II and has since lived in South Africa - conducted his own defence towards the end of the trial.
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 Mike Hoare   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Biography: Thomas Michael Hoare was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1920.
Hoare was sentenced to ten years in prison, but was released after three years.
Hoare and his "Wild Geese" work in concert with Belgian paratroopers, Cuban exile pilots, and others who race frantically to save civilians (mostly Europeans and missionaries) in Stanleyville from the psychopathic Simbas.
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 Mike Hoare - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
During the Congo Crisis Mike Hoare organised and lead two mecenary bands:
Hoare and his mercenaries work in concert with Belgian paratroopers, Cuban exile pilots, and others who raced frantically to save 1600 civilians (mostly Europeans and missionaries) in Stanleyville from the psychopathic Simba rebels in Operation Dragon Rouge.
Mike Hoare, Early life and miliary career, Congo crisis, The Seychelles affair and Works by Mike Hoare.
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 KZN Literary Tourism | Mike Hoare | Hoare, Mike, Major, Qualified, London
Mike Hoare (1919) was born in India of Irish parents on 17 March, spent some of his early days in Ireland and was educated in England.
Hoare is a strong believer in the doctrine of living adventurously to get the most out of life, and took to the African bush with enthusiasm.
Hoare lived in Natal for most of the period from 1948 to 1989, initially in Westville, then on the Berea, in Hillcrest and in Pietermaritzburg and Hilton.
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 Encyclopedia: Mike Hoare
Capital Lubumbashi Created June 1960 Dissolved January 1963 Demonym Katangan Katanga is the southern province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, regional capital Lubumbashi (formerly Elizabethville).
A coup détat, or simply a coup, is the sudden overthrow of a government, usually done by a small group that just replaces the top power figures.
A mercenary is a soldier who fights, or engages in warfare primarily for private gain, usually with little regard for ideological, national or political considerations.
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 The Seychelles case   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hoare and his 43 mercenaries (Notes*1) were disguised as tourists: rugbyplayers and members of a beer-drinking group called the "Ancient Order of Frothblowers." They arrived in a Royal Swazi jet on Mahé;, carrying their own weapons.
Hoare got 10 years, Peter Duffy (??), Mike Webb, Tullio Moneta and Pieter Doorewaard (probably the most senior of the Recce Commando reservists) were sentenced to 5 years, Ken Dalgliesh to 1 year, and Charles Goatley to 2 1/2 years.
Hoare submitted as evidence an invoice, purportedly from the SADF certifying the delivery to the home of weapons and ammunition to be used in the coup (75 AK-47 assault rifles, nearly 24,000 rounds of ammunition, 40 hand grenades and 100 rockets [The Guardian(Br), 4/5/82].
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 Family and Ancestry of Lewis Randall Hobart and L
It is not known if he was demonstrably related to the Hoar family in Gloucestershire which was entitled to a coat of arms, but his descendant Daniel Hoar of Concord, Massachusetts (1680-1773), has a coat of arms on his tombstone.
This is identical with the arms for the Hoar family shown in the Herald's Visitation of Gloucester in 1623.
And after her decease my Will is that my sonne Charles Hoare shall have all my right and interest unto the said howse and lease thereof granted unto me from the said Citty and that he shall renew the said lease in his own name.
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 Comando Supremo: Italy at War • View topic - Major Mike Hoare
Major Mike Hoare's first mercenary action was in Katanga, a province trying to break away from the newly independent Congo.
Hoare described many incidents such as the following: a mercenary under his command was said by other soldiers to have raped and killed a young girl.
In the mid-1970s, Hoare was hired as technical adviser for the film The Wild Geese, the fictional story of a group of mercenary soldiers hired to rescue a deposed African president.
www.comandosupremo.com /forum/viewtopic.php?p=35663   (998 words)

  
 Congo Mercenary in The AnswerBank: History & Myths
In 1981, Hoare, who was living in South Africa, led a madcap attempt to overthrow the government of Seychelles.
Hoare and 43 mercenaries arrived pretending to be rugby players and members of a beer-drinking group called the Ancient Order of Frothblowers.
I have found something that hints Col. Mike Hoare, IMC (ret.) was the Editor-in-Chief of Le Mercenaire (The Premier Military Magazine for Professional Adventurers) but not when or what has happened to him since.
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 The Wild Geese   (Site not responding. Last check: )
LTC "Mad Mike" Michael was born on the capital planet of the Federated Suns, New Avalon.
In this role Mike quickly rose through the ranks to attain command of a 'mech company by the time of the Clan invasion and he was instrumental during Operation Bulldog in recovering the planet of Falklands from Clan Smoke Jaguar.
It was this action that gained Mike the nickname of "Mad Mike", after the famous (or notorious) 20th century mercenary "Mad Mike" Hoare.
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 Recalling the last mercenaries who stayed in Nairobi City
In Pretoria, things were on schedule and mercenary leader "Mad Mike" Hoares had organised 47 mercenaries, who were to carry out the task, and he flew in and out of Nairobi as he coordinated the final details assisted by his contacts in Nairobi and London.
Hoare was already comfortably seated in a waiting Budget Tours bus when he was alerted there was trouble at the immigration desk.
While most including Mad Mike Hoare managed to escape on the hijacked plane, they left six mercenaries behind, who included South African spy Martin Dolinchek and 24-year-old Johan Fritz, son of a South African mining millionaire who was gunned down in the brief gun-battle.
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 Fielding's DangerFinder - The Men Who Would Be King Club
Dublin-born "Mad" Mike Hoare was hired by persons unknown (most say former premier Mancham in cahoots with South Africa) to take over the Seychelles, a nation of 92 islands 1000 miles off East Africa.
Hoare put together about 200 male white mercenaries and led probably the last efficient use of a mercenary army in Africa-to save lives and put down a revolt in the Belgian Congo.
Hoare's last big gig (Major Hoare does not work too often due to his high price tag) was a Keystone cops affair that would seem to be the result of a bad scriptwriter rather than real political intrigue.
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 Mike Hoare - Hotel Resource Book Store   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hoare's short book is very informative and is recommended for those adventurous souls who missed this action.
Mike Hoare's leadership qualities truly stand out in "The Road to Kalamata: A Congo Mercenary's Personal Memoir".
Hoare's narrative relates the trials by fire that he and his men underwent in the crucible of the Congo in 1960-1961 as a simple supply trip, scheduled to take just a couple of weeks,...
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 HOARE
"HOARE" is a common misspelling or typo for: hare, hoar, hoard, hoarse, hoary.
Specialty definitions using "HOARE": Anthony Hoare ♦ Communicating Sequential Processes ♦ Hoare powerdomain ♦ powerdomain ♦ Simone ♦ Tony Hoare ♦ Wans Dyke.
"HOARE" is used about 121 times out of a sample of 100 million words spoken or written in English.
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 Mike 1 0f 3
Mike got to where he is today after trying to emulate 1 of 1.
He worked hard to become as effective a person as Matt but somehow, whenever it counts, he always falls short.
Mike is proclaimed to be the leader of 2 of 3 and 3 of 3 because they feel sorry for him.
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 Amazon.com: ROAD TO KALAMATA: A Congo Mercenary's Personal Memoir: Mike Hoare: Books
Hoare was hired by Moïse Tshombe, the leader of the breakway province of Katanga, to provide what were basically military and protection services for a contract period, with the blessings of the former Colonial power in the Congo, Belgium.
Hoare and his men delivered the goods after the rest of the country fell apart and succumbed to a military coup, led by Army Chief of Staff Col. Joseph Desire Mobutu.
Hoare's genuine love and concern for his men shines through page after page, and his selfless efforts to recover two men who turn up missing after an evacuation, and his grief at their terrible fate, are the most moving parts of the book.
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 Hoare Rod Hoare's Genealogy Page. I Live Near Sydney, New South Wales, Australia But I Was Born In Engl   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Hoare family is traditionally descended from Phillipe le Hore, an Anglo-Norman invader under Strongbow HOARE.
Prince Hoare art links/last verified October 3-4, 2004 All images and text on this Prince Hoare page are copyright 1999-2004 by John Malyon/Artcyclopedia, unless otherwise.
Die Once: A Dido Hoare Mystery, Marianne Macdonald Single mother and antique book dealer Dido Hoare is supprised when one of her best customers bounces a A Dido Hoare mystery is always fun to.
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 Mike Hoare, Biochemical Engineering, UCL
Mike Hoare’s research focuses on creating novel routes to speed the translation from life science discovery to outcome for next generation therapeutics and help ensure wider access.
Mike’s current teaching focuses on addressing the issues which underlie the safe, reliable and cost effective preparation of biopharmaceuticals i.e.
This activity builds on the teaching activities of all of the academic staff and industrial expert contributors via the MBI programme to biochemical engineering teaching including Mike’s own activities in design of: aspects of bioreactors (the heat transfer challenge); early recovery processes especially fractional precipitation and centrifugation; final product preservation via spray or freeze drying.
www.ucl.ac.uk /biochemeng/staff/hoare.htm   (1015 words)

  
 Mike Hoare
Hoare and 43 mercenaries were disguised as tourists: rugby players and members of a beer-drinking...
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Mike was born in Northern Ireland and served with the Chindits in Burma during World War 2, ranked as Major.
When Mike ended up in Katange, the wealthiest province in the Congo, he was commissioned by Tshombe into the Gendarmerie De Katanga as Major.
Stanleyville, estimated population 150,000 at the time, is 350 miles from Bukavu at the head of Navigation for the middle portion of the Congo river.
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