oa Scientia Militaria : South African Journal of Military Studies - The oral history of forgotten wars : the memoirs of veterans of the war in Angola, compiled and edited by Gennady Shubin, translated by Peter Sidorov : book review

Volume 36, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1022-8136
  • E-ISSN: 2224-0020



With the commemoration of the battles around Cuito Canavale coming up, various authors are striding Angolan battlefields again. In South Africa a variety of publications is seeing the light. Unfortunately many of these are by former senior officers highlighting their own interpretation of the war, as did many previous publications in South Africa.

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