Just Released

Subscribe

Playlist - World War One

“Tex” O’Reilly; the Cowboy Mercenary and Veteran of Ten Wars

“Tex” O’Reilly; the Cowboy Mercenary and Veteran of Ten Wars

Edward Synnott O’Reilly (1880-1946), universally called “Tex” by those who knew him, would enjoy a career that not just saw him fight as a soldier and mercenary but also work as a journalist, teacher, script writer and movie star.

No “Goddamn Politician Made Wars” – The Life of Charles Michael Sweeny, Mercenary of Conscience

No “Goddamn Politician Made Wars” – The Life of Charles Michael Sweeny, Mercenary of Conscience

Charles Michael Sweeny (1882-1963) is describable as the soldier-of-fortune but it would probably be fairer to call him a soldier-of-conscience. Sweeny played a role in many of the major conflicts that occurred in the first half of the twentieth century where his natural aptitude for soldiering saw him rise from the ranks of rebel and private soldier to various command positions in armies around the world.

About This Playlist

Search

All Playlists