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Download Epub Format ☆ Modern African Wars (2): Angola and Mozambique 1961–74 (Men-at-Arms) PDF by ✓ Peter Abbott izmirescort.pro

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Download Epub Format ☆ Modern African Wars (2): Angola and Mozambique 1961–74 (Men-at-Arms) PDF by ✓ Peter Abbott It s often forgotten that Portugal once possessed the world s third largest empire, and had a colonial presence in east and west Africa for over 500 years Indeed so well established were the Portuguese in Guinea Bissau, Angola and Mozambique that they thought they were immune to the winds of change that swept the British, French and Belgians out of Africa after WW2 They were shaken out of this complacency by the emergence of liberation movements in all three countries in the early 1960s, and soon found themselves bogged down in endless, unpopular guerilla wars on three fronts They could contain these militarily at the crippling cost of 40% of Portugal s GDP but, like the French in Algeria, could offer no political solutions, and eventually it fell to the war weary army to break the logjam by toppling the intransigent Salazar regim ALSO AVAILABLE TO BUY AS AN E BOOK Portugal Was Both The First And The Last Of The Great European Colonial Powers For Years Portugal Had Colonies In Africa In , As Liberation Movements Swept Across Colonial Africa, The Portuguese Flag Still Flew Over Vast Expanses Of Territory Across The Continent The Spread Of Decolonization And The Establishment Of Independent States Whose Governments Were Sympathetic To The Cause Of African Nationalism Led, In The Early s, To A Series Of Wars In Angola, Guin And Mozambique This Book Details Each Of These Liberation Movements, Focusing On The Equipment, Uniforms And Organization Of The Portuguese ForcesPeter Abbott Is A Retired University Lecturer He Has Written Or Co Authored A Number Of Men At Arms Titles For Osprey He Is Particularly Interested In th And th Century Armies That Are Less Well Known To The English Speaking Reader, And He Has Been Collecting Material On The Various Ukrainian Forces For Many Years A Respected Historian Specializing In th Century Africa, Manuel Rodrigues Also Contributed To This booksO AVAILABLE TO BUY AS AN E BOOK Portugal Was Both The First And The Last Of The Great European Colonial Powers For Years Portugal Had Colonies In Africa In , As Liberation Movements Swept Across Colonial Africa, The Portuguese Flag Still Flew Over Vast Expanses Of Territory Across The Continent The Spread Of Decolonization And The Establishment Of Independent States Whose Governments Were Sympathetic To The Cause Of African Nationalism Led, In The Early s, To A Series Of Wars In Angola, Guin And Mozambique This Book Details Each Of These Liberation Movements, Focusing On The Equipment, Uniforms And Organization Of The Portuguese ForcesPeter Abbott Is A Retired University Lecturer He Has Written Or Co Authored A Number Of Men At Arms Titles For Osprey He Is Particularly Interested In th And th Century Armies That Are Less Well Known To The English Speaking Reader, And He Has Been Collecting Material On The Various Ukrainian Forces For Many Years A Respected Historian Specializing In th Century Africa, Manuel Rodrigues Also Contributed To This Book I was hoping to learn a little about the wars that many of my family were conscripted into but found this book to be very slim on political and historical details The authors seemed far obsessed with uniforms, insignia and weapons than the actual wars themselves From that respect I found it rather disappointing It will give you an overview of the major players, but not much depth.
Livre tr s int ressant sur des conflits oubli s il est bien dommage que ce genre d ouvrage ne soit pas r dig en francais Un bon livre faisant partie d un s rie c l bre, dont les caract ristiques majeures sont la synth se et les illustrations R serv uniquement a ceux qui s int ressent au sujet.
I was hoping to learn a little about the wars that many of my family were conscripted into but found this book to be very slim on political and historical details The authors seemed far obsessed with uniforms, insignia and weapons than the actual wars themselves From that respect I found it rather disappointing It will give you an overview of the major players, but not much depth.



Un bon livre faisant partie d un s rie c l bre, dont les caract ristiques majeures sont la synth se et les illustrations R serv uniquement a ceux qui s int ressent au sujet.
Livre tr s int ressant sur des conflits oubli s il est bien dommage que ce genre d ouvrage ne soit pas r dig en francais

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