Operation DINGO, Zulu 2: A Dakota with RLI paratroopers descends over Lake Cabora Bassa on their final run-in to the ZANLA base at Tembue, 200 km inside #Mozambique 26 November 1977 #RhodesianBushWar
Operation DINGO, Zulu 2: Alouettes at the Chiswiti airstrip, used as a HAA, 18 km from the #Mozambique border 26 November 1977 #Rhodesia #RhodesianBushWar
26 November 1960: Former Army chief General Victor Lundula and deposed Premier Patrice Lumumba escaped detention in Leopoldville and fled towards Stanleyville #Congo #CONGO602
25/26 November 1987: The final attacks of Operation MODULAR on the Chambinga river #Angola #SouthAfricanBorderWar
Operation DINGO, Zulu 2: G-car flying low over Cahora Bassa Dam #Mozambique on the Zambezi, on the way back from Tembue 26 November 1977 #Rhodesia #RhodesianBorderWar
25 November 1982: The Chief Minister of Ovamboland, Pastor Corneliius Ndjoba, and five of his bodyguards were killed in a SWAPO landmine explosion #Namibia #SouthAfricanBorderWar
#SouthAfrica Foreign Minister RF 'Pik' Botha with US Secretary of State George Schultz: Botha rejected any suggestion of a peace-keeping force to replace Cubans troops in #Angola 26 November 1982
24 November 1965: In an army coup, Major-General Joseph Mobutu seized power, dismissing President Kasavubu and Premier Kimba #Congo
"(Jerry) Rawlings introduced something quite new into African politics. He established the idea that there are laws of natural justice that not even military men can evade. Even political generals are accountable to the law; nobody is outside the law."
- Emeka Ojukwu, Sept.1981.
Flight Lieutenant Jerry John RAWLINGS (1947-2020).
Former Military and Civilian Head of State of Ghana.
Photographed at a press conference held on January 20th 1982 after seizing power in a military coup on New Year's Eve 1981.
CREDIT: Jérôme CHATIN.
25 November 1985- "It's hit! it's going down!" Operation CERBERUS: A 5 Recce team and UNITA shot down a Antonov An-12 cargo plane, used to supply FAPLA forces, with a captured SA-9 missile outside Menongue #Angola, killing all 21 on board #AngolanCivilWar #SouthAfricanBorderWar3
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