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Operation Protea: Prelude

Operation Protea It is August 1981, more than thirty years ago…

In South West Africa (Namibia), SWAPO is busy expanding its campaign of terror. There is talk of an election — the possibility of a cease-fire. Some observers expressed the opinion that there are preparations in Angola to invade the area with a conventional force. The build-up of forces in Southern Angola are unusually large.

It is an important phase in the history of the country. Negotiations can start any day. It is essential, and to the advantage of all the people in the area, that negotiations be undertaken from a position of strength.

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Images from 'Grensoorlog' series, produced by Linda de Jager, reproduced with kind permission from MNET

Images from 'Grensoorlog' series, produced by Linda de Jager, reproduced with kind permission from MNET

Images from 'Grensoorlog' series, produced by Linda de Jager, reproduced with kind permission from MNET

Images from 'Grensoorlog' series, produced by Linda de Jager, reproduced with kind permission from MNET

Images from 'Grensoorlog' series, produced by Linda de Jager, reproduced with kind permission from MNET