Congo Unravelled : Military Operations from Independance to the Mercenary Revolt 1960-68

Titre Congo Unravelled : Military Operations from Independance to the Mercenary Revolt 1960-68
Type de publication Livre
Langue principale de la publication anglais
Année de publication 2012
Auteur Andrew Hudson
Nom de la collection Afric@war Series
Numéro dans la collection 4
Nombre de pages 72
ISBN 9781907677632
Résumé/Présentation "[...] Congo Unravelled solves the intractable complexity of this violent period by dispassionately outlining the sequence of political and military events that took place in the troubled country. The reader is systematically taken through the first military attempts to stabilize the country after independence and the two distinguishing military campaigns of the decade-the United Nations military operations (Opération des Nations Unies au Congo, or ONUC) to end the secession of the Katanga Province, and the Dragon Operations led by Belgian paratroopers, supported by the US Air Force, launched to end the insurgency in the east of the country-are chronicled in detail. Finally, the mercenary revolt-an event that tainted the reputation of the modern mercenary in Africa- is described. [...]" (site de l'éditeur, 05.2018)
Référence complète Hudson, Andrew. Congo Unravelled : Military Operations from Independance to the Mercenary Revolt 1960-68. Warwick : Helion and Company, Africa@War Series, n°4, 2012, 72 p., 297mm x 210mm, ill. NB et couleur - ISBN : 9781907677632 (Pb) Le Congo détruit : opérations militaires de l'indépendance à la révolte des mercenaires

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