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  • "Operations `Leopard' and `Red Bean' - Kolwezi 1978"

    "Operations `Leopard' and `Red Bean' - Kolwezi 1978"
    av Daniel Kowalczuk

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912390595

    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…

  • The Fuzileiros

    The Fuzileiros
    av John P Cann

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910777640

    In 1961, Portugal found itself fighting a war to retain its colonial possessions and preserve the remnants of its Empire. It was almost completely unprepared to do so, and this was particularly evident in its ability to project power and to control…

  • The Paras

    The Paras
    av John P. Cann

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911512486

    Portuguese paratroopers or "paras" began as a stepchild of the army and found a home in the Portuguese Air Force in 1955. Initially, the post-World War Two Portuguese Army seemed to have had mixed emotions about the need for elite, special-purpose f…

  • The Flechas

    The Flechas
    av John P. Cann

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909384637

    In 1961, Portugal found itself fighting a war to retain its colonial possessions and preserve the remnants of its empire. It was almost completely unprepared to do so, and this was particularly evident in its ability to project power and to control…

  • Air Wars Over Congo, Volume 1: 1960-1968

    Air Wars Over Congo, Volume 1: 1960-1968
    av Daniel Kowalczuk

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911628644

    Ever since the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo, or DRC) was released into independence by Belgium, in June 1960, its skies have been full of action. During the crisis, and immediately afterwards, the Belgians evacuated their colonists and…

  • Great Lakes Holocaust

    Great Lakes Holocaust
    av Tom Cooper

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910294253

    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. This volume explores the events of the 198…

  • Battle for Cassinga

    Battle for Cassinga
    av Mike McWilliams

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781907677397

    "One of the most successful, daring airborne operations of all times" Lt-Col Robert Brown, Soldier of Fortune magazine Battle for Cassinga is written as a first-hand account by an ordinary South African paratrooper who was at the 1978 assault on the…

  • Bush War Rhodesia 1966-1980

    Bush War Rhodesia 1966-1980
    av Peter Baxter

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909982376

    It has been over three decades since the Union Jack was lowered on the colony of Rhodesia, but the bitter and divisive civil war that preceded it has continued to endure as a textbook counter-insurgency campaign fought between a mobile, motivated an…

  • War of Intervention in Angola

    War of Intervention in Angola
    av Adrien Fontanellaz

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911628194

    As of 1975, the decades long insurgency in Angola appeared to be short of its conclusion. However, with no less than three major insurgent movements fighting for supremacy, the war went on and then South Africa, USA, the Soviet Union, Zaire and Cuba…

  • Great Lakes Conflagration

    Great Lakes Conflagration
    av Tom Cooper

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910294260

    Great Lakes Conflagration' is the second in two volumes covering military operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) at the turn from the 21st century. This volume explores developments in the DRC that led to the outbreak of violence in Au…

  • Libyan Air Wars

    Libyan Air Wars
    av Albert Grandolini

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909982390

    Between 1973 and 1989, various Western powers and Libya were entangled in a seemingly never-ending exchange of blows. Supposedly launched in retaliation for one action or the other, this confrontation resulted in a number of high-profile, even throu…

  • Ethiopian-Eritrean Wars, Volume 1

    Ethiopian-Eritrean Wars, Volume 1
    av Adrien Fontanellaz

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912390298

    Ethiopia, a country of ancient origins in eastern Africa, has remained a military powerhouse of that continent until the present day. Currently involved in the war in neighbouring Somalia, Ethiopia was also involved in half a dozen of other armed co…

  • Bush War Rhodesia 1966-1980

    Bush War Rhodesia 1966-1980
    av Peter Baxter

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910294864

    It has been over three decades since the Union Jack was lowered on the colony of Rhodesia, but the bitter and divisive civil war that preceded it has continued to endure as a textbook counterinsurgency campaign fought between a mobile, motivated and…

  • Somalia

    Somalia
    av Peter Baxter

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910294239

    The end of the Cold War introduced an altered global dynamic. The old bond of East/West patronage in Africa was broken, weakening the first crop of independent revolutionary leadership on the continent who no longer had the support of one or other o…

  • France in Centrafrique

    France in Centrafrique
    av Peter Baxter

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781907677373

    "An incisive look at French influence in Central Africa." Lt-Col Robert Brown, Soldier of Fortune magazine France in Centrafrique explores the pre- and post-colonial history of the Republic of Central Africa as well as giving the reader a taste of t…

  • Ethiopian-Eritrean Wars, Volume 2

    Ethiopian-Eritrean Wars, Volume 2
    av Adrien Fontanellaz

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912390304

    Ethiopia, a country of ancient origins in eastern Africa, remains a military powerhouse of that continent until our days. Nowadays involved in the war in neighbouring Somalia, Ethiopia was also involved in half a dozen of other armed conflicts over…

  • Wings over Ogaden

    Wings over Ogaden
    av Tom Cooper

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910777503

    With Ethiopia in disarray following a period of severe internal unrest and the spread of insurgencies in Eritrea and Tigray, Ethiopia and its armed forces should have offered little opposition to well-equipped Somali armed forces which were unleashe…

  • The Rwandan Patriotic Front 1990-1994

    The Rwandan Patriotic Front 1990-1994
    av Tom Cooper

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910294567

    On 1 October 1990, hundreds of Banyarawanda militants that served with the Ugandan Army deserted their posts to form the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) and invade Rwanda. Thus began the Rwandan Civil War, which was to culminate in the famous genocide…

  • Somalia

    Somalia
    av Peter Baxter

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909384613

    The end of the Cold War introduced an altered global dynamic. The old bond of East/West patronage in Africa was broken, weakening the first crop of independent revolutionary leadership on the continent who no longer had the support of one or other o…

  • Congo Unravelled

    Congo Unravelled
    av Andrew Hudson

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781907677632

    Post-independence events in the Republic of the Congo are a veritable Gordian knot. The ambitions of Congolese political leaders, Cold War rivalry, Pan-Africanism, Belgium's continued economic interests in the country's mineral wealth, and the strat…

  • Biafra

    Biafra
    av Peter Baxter

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909982369

    Nigeria was a unique concept in the formation of modern Africa. It began life as a highly lucrative if climatically challenging holding of the Royal Niger Company, a British Chartered Company under the control of Victorian capitalist Sir George Taub…

  • The Biafran Army 1967-70

    The Biafran Army 1967-70
    av Philip Jowett

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911628637

    Synonymous with the starvation that killed almost two million people, Biafra was a parastate that voted to secede from Nigeria in May 1967. Formally recognized by Gabon, Ivory Coast, Tanzania, and Zambia, and supported by France, Israel, Portugal, S…

  • War of Intervention in Angola, Volume 2

    War of Intervention in Angola, Volume 2
    av Adrien Fontanellaz

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911628651

    As of mid-1976, the civil war in Angola was seemingly decided: supported by a large contingent of Cuban forces, the MPLA established itself in power in Luanda. Its native competitors, the US-French-Zaire-supported FNLA, and UNITA, supported by China…

  • Libyan Air Wars Part 2: 1985-1986

    Libyan Air Wars Part 2: 1985-1986
    av Tom Cooper

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910294536

    While the first volume in this mini-series spanned the first decade of confrontations between Libya and several of its neighbours, but foremost the USA and France, between 1973 and 1985, the second is to cover the period of less than a year - betwee…

  • Great Lakes Conflagration

    Great Lakes Conflagration
    av Tom Cooper

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909384668

    Great Lakes Conflagration is the second in two volumes covering military operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) at the turn from the 21st century. This volume explores developments in the DRC that led to the outbreak of violence in Aug…

  • Wings Over Ogaden

    Wings Over Ogaden
    av Tom Cooper

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909982383

    With Ethiopia in disarray following a period of severe internal unrest and the spread of insurgencies in Eritrea and Tigray, Ethiopia and its armed forces should have offered little opposition to well-equipped Somali armed forces which were unleashe…

  • Libyan Air Wars Part 3: 1985-1989

    Libyan Air Wars Part 3: 1985-1989
    av Tom Cooper

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910294543

    Confrontations between Libya, and the USA and France reached their highest point in the period between April 1986 and early 1989. In response to a Libyan-instigated and supported series of terror attacks against US citizens and interests in Europe,…

  • Libyan Air Wars

    Libyan Air Wars
    av Tom Cooper, Albert Grandolini

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910777510

    Between 1973 and 1989, various Western powers and Libya were entangled in a seemingly never-ending exchange of blows. Supposedly launched in retaliation for one action or the other, this confrontation resulted in a number of high-profile, even thoug…

  • Zambezi Valley Insurgency

    Zambezi Valley Insurgency
    av J. R. T. Wood

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781907677625

    Across Africa in the post-1956 era, the aspirations of African nationalists to secure power were boosted and quickly realised by the hasty retreat of the British, French and Belgians from the empire. The Portuguese, Southern Rhodesian and South Afri…

  • Showdown in Western Sahara Volume 1

    Showdown in Western Sahara Volume 1
    av Tom Cooper

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912390359

    The former colony of Spanish Sahara saw frequent outbursts of tribal and ethnic rebellions already while ruled by colonial authorities, in the late 19th and through early 20th Century. Its vastness and distances de-facto dictated the application of…

  • The Fuzileiros

    The Fuzileiros
    av John P. Cann

    e-bok - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781911096825

    In 1961, Portugal found itself fighting a war to retain its colonial possessions and preserve the remnants of its Empire. It was almost completely unprepared to do so, and this was particularly evident in its ability to project power and to control…

  • Selous Scouts

    Selous Scouts
    av Peter Baxter

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781907677380

    "Undoubtedly one of the most, if not the most, effective counter-insurgency units in the history of warfare" - Lt-Col Robert Brown, Soldier of Fortune Magazine "Its members consisted of some of the finest guerrilla-fighting men in the western world,…

  • Great Lakes Holocaust

    Great Lakes Holocaust
    av Tom Cooper

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781909384651

    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. This volume explores the events of the 1980…

  • Rhodesian Fire Force 1966-80

    Rhodesian Fire Force 1966-80
    av Kerrin Cocks

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910294055

    On 11 November 1965, Rhodesian prime minister Ian Smith unilaterally declared his country independent of Britain. International sanctions were immediately instituted against the minority white regime as Robert Mugabe's ZANLA and Joshua Nkomo's ZIPRA…

  • Wars and Insurgencies of Uganda 1971-1994

    Wars and Insurgencies of Uganda 1971-1994
    av Tom Cooper

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910294550

    In 1971, Idi Amin Dada, a former officer of the King's African Rifles and commander of the Ugandan Army, seized power in a military coup in Uganda. Characterised by human rights abuses, political repression, ethnic persecution, extrajudicial killing…