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KOLWEZI 1978 - OPERATIONS 'LEOPARD' AND 'RED BEAN' - AFRICA AT WAR

French and Belgian intervention in Zaire

Autore: Daniel Kowalczuk

Codice: 283036

€ 21,00

Riccamente illustrato con foto in bianco e nero e profili a colori degli aerei e carri coinvolti nelle operazioni delle truppe belghe francesi in Congo Belga nel 1978.

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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”) and subsequent hostage taking in mining town of Kolwezi. The author describes the subsequent French Foreign Legion and Belgian Para Commando airborne operation and freeing of the hostages, together with practical destruction of the FNLC as fighting force.

Lingua

INGLESE

Illustrazioni

105 foto a colori e in bianco e nero, 15 profili a colori, 3 foto a colori, 2 mappe a colori, 4 mappe in bianco e nero

Pagine

72

Misure

21 x 30

ISBN
9781912390595


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