It takes a very specific sort of person to look at everything the world has to offer and say: “Yeah, give me some money and I will fight all of that.” Some call these people mercenaries. Others use different, more colorful expressions. But most people can agree that these guys have pretty… interesting lives, to put it mildly.
We’re not going to glorify the profession of shooting other people for money. Some of these people have done pretty terrible things. We’re just going to tell their stories, to show how different people end up in one of the strangest professions in the world — and what that profession sometimes turns them into.
This is an encore of one of our previous lists, as presented by our YouTube host Simon Whistler. Read the full list!