From South African Recce Special Forces to Private Military Contractor

Published on Jun 4, 2021
Johan Raath joined the famed South African 'Recces' Special Forces straight from school, then plied his trade for 20 years in some of the world's most dangerous places. In an interview drawing on his book 'Blood Money', Johan describes a life lived in the danger zone as a private military contractor.

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