Modern African Wars (3)

South-West Africa

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From the days of its occupation by South African forces under the Mandate System, to its first election in 1989, South-West Africa was a hotbed of revolutionary activity. The establishment of SWAPO (South-West African People's Organization) in 1960, sparked decades of guerilla warfare, mostly aimed at the South African military. This book examines modern African wars between 1964 and 1989, and includes detailed descriptions of the South African Defence Force, Angolan Forces, SWAPO, and the major units involved in the counter-insurgency campaigns. The text is enhanced by colour plates, maps, and numerous photographs.

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Published Jul 20 2011
Format Ebook (Epub & Mobi)
Edition 1st
Extent 48
ISBN 9781849089609
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 50 b/w; 8 col
Series Men-at-Arms
Short code MAA 242
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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