A Far-Away War: Angola, 1975-1989 (Paperback)

A Far-Away War: Angola, 1975-1989 By Ian Liebenberg (Editor), Jorge Risquet (Editor), Vladimir Shubin (Editor) Cover Image

A Far-Away War: Angola, 1975-1989 (Paperback)

By Ian Liebenberg (Editor), Jorge Risquet (Editor), Vladimir Shubin (Editor)

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South Africa's armed forces invaded Angola in 1975, setting off a war that had consequences for the whole region that are still felt today.

A Far-Away War contributes to a wider understanding of this war in Angola and Namibia. The book does not only look at the war from an "old" South African (Defence Force) perspective, but also gives a voice to participants "on the other side" - emphasising the role of the Cubans and Russians. This focus is supplemented by the inclusion of many never-before-published photographs from Cuban and Russian archives, and a comprehensive bibliography.

Product Details ISBN: 9781920689728
ISBN-10: 1920689729
Publisher: Sun Press
Publication Date: January 31st, 2016
Pages: 212
Language: English