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Brigade and broke the back of the overwhelming MPLA offensive The MPLA forces were subseuently driven back over a hundred kilometres before the SADF Battle of Cuito PDFEPUB #230 advance was finally stopped just short of the town of Cuito Cuanavale Since then a hot war of words have been waged about who actually won In this book a South African military historian and retired journalist examines the campaign the adversaries and their achievements on the basis of his research in SADF archives His scrupulous attempt at objectivity results in interesting conclusions While the MPLA lost hands Battle of Cuito Cuanavale Cold PDF or down he posits a draw between the Cubans and the SADF Alth. A good overall su

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The Battle of Cuito Cuanavale Cold War Angolan Finale 1987 1988 [email protected] having been a South African reservist officer himself he has critical words for the SADF leadership Many misunderstandings some of which were purposefully created by Cuban dictator Fidel Castro are put to rest While not sharing Castro's political beliefs he acknowledges Castro's military acumen and Battle of Cuito Cuanavale Cold PDF or political savvy in extricating his country from an unwinnable war while smelling of roses The analysis contains many lessons about mechanised warfare in the African context from which both laymen and military professionals alike may learn AUTHOR Dr Leopold Scholtz is a senior journalist political commentator and a highly regarded military expert. All good thanks