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Portugal's guerrilla wars in Africa : Lisbon's three wars in Angola, Mozambique and Portugese Guinea, 1961-74

Author: Al J Venter
Publisher: Solihull, England : Helion & Company, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Portugal's three wars in Africa in Angola, Mozambique and Portuguese Guinea (Guine-Bissau today) lasted almost 13 years - longer than the United States Army fought in Vietnam. Yet they are among the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Al J Venter
ISBN: 9781909384576 1909384577
OCLC Number: 861320236
Notes: First 20 pages numbered with Roman numerals; each set of plates numbered with Roman numerals.
Description: 495 pages, 48 pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map ; 25 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: pt. I Portugal's Wars in Africa --
1. Tete Convoy in Mozambique --
2. Landmines --
3. A Bitter War in Angola --
4. Bush War in West Africa --
5. The Conflict in Depth --
6. The Enemy --
7. Road to the North --
8. Mixed Fortunes of War --
9. Cabinda: the War North of the Congo River --
10. Cabinda and an ongoing Guerrilla Struggle --
11. Why Portugal Lost her Wars in Africa --
pt. II War in Portuguese Guinea --
12. Death of a Guerrilla Fighter --
13. The War in Portuguese Guinea --
14. Operation Trident --
Striking at an Elusive Enemy on the Offshore Islands --
15. In the Heart of an African Military Struggle --
16. Jungle Patrol in Portuguese Guinea --
17. Portuguese Guinea-Bissau's North and East --
18. Bissau --
Portugal's Wartime Capital in West Africa --
19. PAIGC --
Portuguese Guinea's Liberation Organisation --
20. The Aviation Component in Portugal's Colonial Wars --
pt. III The War Continues --
21. Land at the End of the Earth --
22. Eastern Angola --
23. Mozambique: Conflict along the Indian Ocean --
24. Casualties of War --
25. Last Word.
Responsibility: Al J. Venter.

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