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  • Battle for Angola

    Battle for Angola
    av Al J. Venter

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781914059025

    Following the publication of Al Venter’s successful Portugal’s Guerrilla Wars in Africa - shortlisted by the New York Military Affairs Symposium's Arthur Goodzeit Book Award for 2013 - he delves still further into the troubled history of…

  • Biafra'S War 1967-1970

    Biafra'S War 1967-1970
    av Al J. Venter

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912174720

    Almost half a century has passed since the Nigerian Civil War ended. But memories die hard, because a million or more people perished in that internecine struggle, the majority women and children, who were starved to death. Biafra’s war was mo…

  • Shark Stories

    Shark Stories
    av Al J. Venter

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781869196929

    Al Venter has been free-diving (without cages) with sharks for 40 years and has had three of his friends killed by them. The international author known for his war writing now turns his efforts on highlighting their importance to the world's ocean e…

  • Iran'S Nuclear Option

    Iran'S Nuclear Option
    av Al J. Venter

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781932033335

    Non-proliferation Treaty •Questions why and how the Islamic Republic of Iran eluded the West in its quest for the atom bomb •Exposes the extraordinary amount of trafficking in illegal nuclear materials which involves dozens of countries…

  • Portugal'S Bush War in Mozambique

    Portugal'S Bush War in Mozambique
    av Al J. Venter

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612009360

    Portugal fought a bush war in Mozambique – one of the most beautiful countries in the world – for over a decade. The small European nation was ranged against formidable odds and in the end was unable to muster the resources required to e…

  • Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb

    Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb
    av Venter, Al J

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526728739

    Insurgencies in Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Yemen and elsewhere-the majority linked to al Qaeda-are in the news on an almost daily basis. But very little surfaces about a festering insurgency that has been on the go for six years in West Africa under…

  • Somalia

    Somalia
    av Al J. Venter

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526707949

    When the world held its breath It is 25 years since the end of the Cold War, now a generation old. It began over 75 years ago, in 1944 long before the last shots of the Second World War had echoed across the wastelands of Eastern Europe with the bru…

  • Shipwreck Stories

    Shipwreck Stories
    av Al J. Venter

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781485300403

    Not everybody is aware that the ships that rounded the South African coast over the past five centuries are as closely linked to the history of South Africa as gold and diamonds. They were treasures then, they are all treasures today. The difference…

  • African stories by Al J.Venter and friends

    African stories by Al J.Venter and friends
    av Al J. Venter

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781869198428

    Al Venter regards himself an African a white African, but as much a part of the fascinating and often troubled continent on which he was born as his Zulu and Swahili speaking contemporaries. There is no country in Africa that he has not visited. Dur…

  • The Last of Africa's Cold War Conflicts

    The Last of Africa's Cold War Conflicts
    av Al J Venter

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526772985

    Portugal was the first European country to colonise Africa. It was also the last to leave, almost five centuries later. During the course of what Lisbon called its civilizing mission in Africa the Portuguese weathered numerous insurrections, but non…

  • War Dog

    War Dog
    av Al J. Venter

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935149934

    Mercenaries have been with us since the dawn of civilization, yet in the modern world they are little understood. While many of today’s freelance fighters provide support for larger military establishments, others wage war where the great powe…

  • War Stories

    War Stories
    av Al J. Venter

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781869194109

    As a military correspondent for Jane's Information Group in Britain for much of his career, he has covered conflicts on almost every continent. Examples of his stories are: Neall Ellis who flew helicopter gunships against the rebels in Sierra Leone…

  • Portugal's Guerrilla Wars in Africa

    Portugal's Guerrilla Wars in Africa
    av Al J Venter

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910294307

    Nominated for the NYMAS Arthur Goodzeit Book Award 2013Portugal's three wars in Africa in Angola, Mozambique and Portuguese Guinea (Guiné-Bissau today) lasted almost 13 years - longer than the United States Army fought in Vietnam. Yet they ar…

  • Mercenaries

    Mercenaries
    av Al J. Venter

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612002446

    Mercenaries have been a part of warfare for centuries, and though the names have changed, continue to play a part in global military conflicts. In today’s world these "soldiers for hire" are an attractive alternative when Western governments a…

  • Biafra Genocide

    Biafra Genocide
    av Venter, Al J

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526729132

    One of the great tragedies of Africa is not only the fact that a million people-mostly civilians and a large proportion of them children-died in one of Africa's first post-independence wars, but that until it happened the world thought Nigeria was i…

  • Allah's Bomb

    Allah's Bomb
    av Al J. Venter

    Inbunden - 2007 - ISBN: 9781599212050

    According to various intelligence agencies around the world, there are thirty-three international states or entities that have either started the process of building nuclear devices or have expressed an interest in building them. Many, including Pak…

  • Portugal'S Guerilla Wars in Africa

    Portugal'S Guerilla Wars in Africa
    av Al J. Venter

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910294734

    Portugal's three wars in Africa in Angola, Mozambique and Portuguese Guinea (Guiné-Bissau today) lasted almost 13 years - longer than the United States Army fought in Vietnam. Yet they are among the most underreported conflicts of the modern era. Co…

  • Mercenaries

    Mercenaries
    av Al J Venter

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612002453

    Mercenaries have been a part of warfare for centuries, and though the names have changed, continue to play a part in global military conflicts. In today’s world these "soldiers for hire" are an attractive alternative when Western gov…