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Great Lakes holocaust : the first Congo War, 1996-1997

Author: Tom Cooper
Publisher: Solihull, England : Helion & Company ; Pinetown, South Africa : 30° South Publishers, 2013. ©2013
Series: Africa@War, v. 13.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Great Lakes Holocaust' is the first in two volumes covering military operations in Zaire - as the Congo was named from 1971 until 1997 - and the Democratic Republic of Congo at the turn of the 21st century. It explores the events of the 1980s and 1990s in Rwanda and Uganda, which eventually spilled over the borders into Zaire, resulting in one of the worst tragedies ever to befall an African region.
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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Cooper
ISBN: 9781920143831 1920143831 9781909384651 1909384658
OCLC Number: 862959505
Notes: Cover title.
Description: 63 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 30 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: ch. One Background --
ch. Two Opposing Forces --
ch. Three Opposing Plans and Logistics --
ch. Four The First Congo War --
ch. Five Conclusion.
Series Title: Africa@War, v. 13.
Responsibility: Tom Cooper.

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For an adept, balanced briefing on the "First Congo War", get this terrific tome. Cooper masterfully distills the conflict's complexities. Roundly recommended! * Cybermodeler website *

 
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