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Jonas Savimbi leader of the UNITA rebels in the Angolan Civil War. History Online, World History, Army Pics, Army Day, Famous Pictures, Defence Force, World View, Ivory Coast, African History

The Angolan Civil War (1975-2002): A Brief History | South African History Online

The overthrow of Portugal’s Prime Minister, Marcello Caetano, on 25 April 1974 hailed a watershed moment for the former Portuguese colonies of Mozambique, Guinea Bissau, Cape Verde, São Tomé and Principe and Angola.

Jonas Savimbi was leader of UNITA in Angola. Army Day, Defence Force, Historical Pictures, African History, Cold War, Middle East, Soldiers, South Africa, Weapons
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Jonas Savimbi 🇦🇴 was leader of UNITA in Angola.

Unita at Katwitwi sector 20 Brothers In Arms, Defence Force, Cold War, Armed Forces, Warfare, South Africa, Army, Military, History
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Unita at Katwitwi sector 20 Brothers In Arms, Defence Force, Cold War, Armed Forces, Warfare, South Africa, Army, Military, History
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Unita at Katwitwi sector 20

Jona Savimibi He had the strongest army in Africa and was fighten with Augostino and Roberto Neto against the Portuguese Black History, Art History, Man Of Honour, Freedom Fighters, Military Uniforms, World Leaders, Zimbabwe, African History, Revolutionaries
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Unita troops during ops Hooper, 1987

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UNITA troops in Angola who fought alongside the SADF

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Our UNITA allies

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UNITA troops firing a Chinese type-63 107mm MRL

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Angola - Peter Strandberg

Following a national liberation struggle – divided between three movements – against colonial Portugal, Angola's independence in 1975 would translate itself into decades of civil war. A conflict essentially rose between MPLA (Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola) which held power in Luanda and UNITA (União Nacional para a Independência Total de Angola) which was limited to the eastern parts of the country. Besides being shaped by internal dynamics such as regionalism, race and…

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 near Lucusse, Angola) Angolan guerrilla leader and politician. Black African American, African American History, African Women, Apartheid, Military Special Forces, Carthage, Press Photo, Guerrilla, Back In The Day
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UNITA Rebels with an unexploded bomb, Angola 1980's

Commander of 20 SA Brigade. Colonel P.S Fouché with two Russian artillery pieces taken by the SADF during the Operation Hooper attack on 21 Brigade Uganda, Army Pics, Defence Force, Special Forces, Military History, Armed Forces, Troops, South Africa, Vietnam
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Photos show US-backed troops fighting Communists in Angola

Photographs show how the Cold War spilled into the African bush as rival forces battled for control of oil-rich Angola in south-western Africa.