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Imagen de Showdown in Western Sahara Volume 1: Air Warfare Over the Last African Colony, 1945-1975
Showdown in Western Sahara Volume 1: Air Warfare Over the Last African Colony, 1945-1975
Autor: VV.AA.
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 air power in response. While most of these (...)
Categoría: Libros
Imagen de Ethiopian-Eritrean Wars, Volume 2 : Eritrean War of Independence , 1988-1991 & Badme War, 1998-2001
Ethiopian-Eritrean Wars, Volume 2 : Eritrean War of Independence , 1988-1991 & Badme War, 1998-2001
Autor: VV.AA.
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 the last 60 years.Crucial between these was the (...)
Categoría: Militares
Imagen de Ethiopian-Eritrean Wars, Volume 1 : Eritrean War of Independence, 1961-1988
Ethiopian-Eritrean Wars, Volume 1 : Eritrean War of Independence, 1961-1988
Autor: VV.AA.
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 conflicts during the last 60 years. One of the most (...)
Categoría: Militares
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Portuguese commandos
Autor: Cann, John P.
During the 13-year insurgency (1961–74) in Portuguese Africa, more than 800,000 men and women served in the Portuguese armed forces. Of this number, about 9,000 served as commandos (or about 1 percent). Yet their combat losses ? 357 dead, 28 missing in action and 771 wounded ? represented 11.5 (...)
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The fuzileiros
Autor: Cann, John P.
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 vast colonial spaces of Africa. Following the (...)
Categoría: Libros