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Old 03-26-2024, 16:00   #1
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Soldier of Fortune Archive

All the issues. Browse, or just download the whole collection (PDF or other formats) with the links below the index area.

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Old 03-27-2024, 16:13   #2
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Somebody from 3/5 sold a story to Soldier of Fortune magazine shortly after they left the Army complete with pictures of their former A-Team. Can't remember if any names were included with the images. Anyway, when the former teamates who were still on active duty saw that issue, they were enraged. This would have been in the early '80s. Knew a few people in that story and would like to see which issue it's in.

We used to call that periodical "Soldier of Fiction".

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Old 03-27-2024, 17:53   #3
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We used to call that periodical "Soldier of Fiction".
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Old 03-29-2024, 07:54   #4
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Haa, yeah that rag was the rage back in the 80's All that afghan and africa sh..stuff going on... Wasn't Deklamaiker (sorry for the spelling butcher) on the cover of one of those at one time??
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Old 03-30-2024, 12:00   #5
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Interesting trip down memory lane. I actually have some of the original photos from some of the Afghanistan articles, since my organization sent some of the people who wrote them, like David Isby, to the Pakistani/Afghan border.

There is a bit of self-awareness to be found in some places. There's a 1984 article on a botched attempt to recruit and train people to overthrow Desi Bouterse's regime in Surinam "The Dogs of War"-style. The author specifically describes one of the other Americans as looking like the kind of guy who buys everything advertised in the back of Soldier of Fortune.
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Old 05-19-2024, 13:18   #6
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That magazine is under new management now.

https://sofmag.com/
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