KOLWEZI 1978 - OPERATIONS 'LEOPARD' AND 'RED BEAN' - AFRICA AT WAR
French and Belgian intervention in Zaire
Autore: Daniel Kowalczuk
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.
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
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