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SWAPO/FAPLA forces

Operation Protea

 

 

 

 

 

FAPLA’s 2nd Division was deployed in the Moçamedes and Kunene provinces with its headquarters based at Lubango (Victor). The Kunene province was known as the Central Theatre. 2 Division had six brigades under command of which three were deployed in the area of operations:

21 Brigade at Cahama (Juliet) and its immediate area. This was to serve as the mobile reserve of the division.

19 Brigade in the Xangongo (Yankee) and Peu-Peu (X-Ray) area with its main task being the protection of the bridge at Xangongo.

11 Brigade at Ongiva (Charlie)

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Photos of Operation Protea

Photos with kind permission from “61 Mechanised Battalion Group Veterans Association”, http://www.61mech.org.za

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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
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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