BEYOND THE BORDER WAR: NEW PERSPECTIVES ON SOUTHERN AFRICA’S LATE COLD WAR CONFLICTS/EDITED BY G. BAINES AND P. VALE

  • Ian Liebenberg

Abstract

Namibia became independent after decades of struggle when the apartheidgovernment accepted UN Resolution 435. In Windhoek the flag of the occupierfinally made way for one heralding a rising sun. Peace returned to Namibia andNamibia to the Namibians. South Africa had withdrawn from Angola after years ofintimate involvement. Jonas Savimbi, leader of the rebel movement Unita and aformer proxy of South Africa, continued the civil war for another dozen years. Thelandmines remained. In many towns and villages in Angola the maimed and thewounded are still to be seen.
Published
2011-08-10
How to Cite
Liebenberg, I. (2011). BEYOND THE BORDER WAR: NEW PERSPECTIVES ON SOUTHERN AFRICA’S LATE COLD WAR CONFLICTS/EDITED BY G. BAINES AND P. VALE. Scientia Militaria - South African Journal of Military Studies, 37(2). https://doi.org/10.5787/37-2-72
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Book Reviews