RIPE FOR REBELLION: Political and Military Insurgency in the Congo, 1946-1964

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AFRICA@WAR SERIES: VOLUME 51 RIPE FOR REBELLION: Political and Military Insurgency in the Congo, 1946-1964 - Stephen Rookes After many years of political struggle, the Belgian Congo was finally granted its independence in June 1960. Becoming the Republic of the Congo (and later the Democratic Republic of the Congo), what was supposed to be a momentous occasion in the country's history...

FOR GOD AND THE CIA: Cuban Exile Forces in the Congo and Beyond c.1961-1967

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AFRICA@WAR SERIES: VOLUME 52 FOR GOD AND THE CIA: Cuban Exile Forces in the Congo and Beyond c.1961-1967 - Stephen Rookes As the United Nations armed forces found themselves struggling to quell a series of armed rebellions, towards the end of 1962 the United States increased its military role in the Congo Crisis by providing the Congolese government with a small air...

War of Intervention in Angola - Volume 3: Angolan and Cuban Air Forces 1975-1985

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AFRICA@WAR SERIES: VOLUME 50 War of Intervention in Angola - Volume 3: Angolan and Cuban Air Forces 1975-1985 - Tom Cooper, Adrian Fontanellaz, Jose Augusto Matos Most accounts of the conflict known in the West as the ‘Border War’ barely mention the operations by the FAPA/DAA. A handful of published histories mention two MiG-21s claimed as shot down by Dassault Mirage F.1...

SOUTH AFRICAN ARMOURED VEHICLES: A History of Innovation and Excellence - Dr Dewald Venter

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AFRICA@WAR SERIES: VOLUME 49 SOUTH AFRICAN ARMOURED VEHICLES: A History of Innovation and Excellence During the Cold War, Africa became a prime location for proxy wars between the East and the West. Against the backdrop of a steep rise in liberation movements backed by Eastern Bloc communist countries such as Cuba and the Soviet Union, southern Africa saw one of the most...

SHOWDOWN IN WESTERN SAHARA: VOL 2 - AIR WARFARE OVER THE LAST AFRICAN COLONY, 1975-1991

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AFRICA@WAR SERIES: VOLUME 44 SHOWDOWN IN WESTERN SAHARA: VOL 2 - AIR WARFARE OVER THE LAST AFRICAN COLONY, 1975 - 1991 The former colony of Spanish Sahara saw frequent outbursts of tribal and ethnic rebellions while ruled by the colonial authorities in the late 19th and through the early 20th Century. Its vastness and distances essentially dictated the application of air...

THE BIAFRAN ARMY 1967-70 - Phillip S. Jowett

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AFRICA@WAR SERIES: VOLUME 47 THE BIAFRAN ARMY 1967-70 - Phillip S. Jowett Synonymous with the starvation that killed almost two million people, Biafra was a parastate that voted to secede from Nigeria in May 1967. Formally recognized by Gabon, Ivory Coast, Tanzania, and Zambia, and supported by France, Israel, Portugal, Spain, South Africa, Rhodesia, and even the Vatican, Biafra’s attempt to...

Portuguese Dragoons, 1966-1974: The Return to Horseback - John P. Cann

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AFRICA@WAR SERIES: VOLUME 35 Portuguese Dragoons, 1966-1974: The Return to Horseback - John P. Cann Between 1961 and 1974 Portugal fought a war to retain its African colonies of Angola, Guinea-Bissau, and Mozambique. Collectively known as the Campaigns for Africa, the origin of the conflict stems from the post-World War II atmosphere of nationalism and anti-colonial fervour. The Angolan insurgency...

SHOWDOWN IN WESTERN SAHARA: VOL 1 - AIR WARFARE OVER THE LAST AFRICAN COLONY, 1945-1975

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AFRICA@WAR SERIES: VOLUME 31 SHOWDOWN IN WESTERN SAHARA: VOL 1 - AIR WARFARE OVER THE LAST AFRICAN COLONY, 1945-1975 The former colony of Spanish Sahara saw frequent outbursts of tribal and ethnic rebellions already while ruled by colonial authorities, in the late 19th and through early 20th Century. Its vastness and distances de-facto dictated the application of air power in...

ETHIOPIAN-ERITREAN WARS: VOL 2 - ERITREAN WAR OF INDEPENDENCE, 1988-1991 & BADME WAR, 1998-2001

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AFRICA@WAR SERIES: VOLUME 30 ETHIOPIAN-ERITREAN WARS: VOL 2 - ERITREAN WAR OF INDEPENDENCE, 1988-1991 & BADME WAR, 1998-2001 Ethiopia, a country of ancient origins in eastern Africa, remains a military powerhouse of that continent until our days. Nowadays involved in the war in neighbouring Somalia, Ethiopia was also involved in half a dozen of other armed conflicts over the last...

OPERATIONS ‘LEOPARD’ AND ‘RED BEAN’ - KOLWEZI 1978 - FRENCH AND BELGIAN INTERVENTION IN ZAIRE

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AFRICA@WAR SERIES: VOLUME 32 OPERATIONS ‘LEOPARD’ AND ‘RED BEAN’ - KOLWEZI 1978 - FRENCH AND BELGIAN INTERVENTION IN ZAIRE This book provides a history of the roots of FNLC (Front for the National Liberation of the Congo: ex-Katanga Gendarmerie) in Angola and Zaire, political situation under Mobutu regime, FNLC incursions into Zaire border since 1977 (“Shaba Wars I and II”)...

ETHIOPIAN-ERITREAN WARS: VOL 1 - ERITREAN WAR OF INDEPENDENCE, 1961-1988

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AFRICA@WAR SERIES: VOLUME 29 ETHIOPIAN-ERITREAN WARS, VOLUME 1 - ERITREAN WAR OF INDEPENDENCE, 1961-1988 Ethiopia, a country of ancient origins in eastern Africa, has remained a military powerhouse of that continent until the present day. Currently involved in the war in neighbouring Somalia, Ethiopia was also involved in half a dozen of other armed conflicts during the last 60 years....

THE RWANDAN PATRIOTIC FRONT 1990-1994

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AFRICA@WAR SERIES: VOLUME 24 THE RWANDAN PATRIOTIC FRONT 1990-1994 On 1 October 1990, hundreds of Banyarawanda militants that served with the Ugandan Army deserted their posts to form the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) and invade Rwanda. Thus began the Rwandan Civil War, which was to culminate in the famous genocide of nearly one million of Tutsi and moderate Hutus, in...

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