ISBN 9789970250325
Pages 248
Dimensions 210 x 148 mm
Illustrations B/W Illustrations and Maps
Published 2010
Publisher Fountain Publishers, Uganda
Format Paperback

Battles of the Ugandan Resistance

A Tradition of Maneuver

by Muhoozi Kainerugaba

Battles of the Ugandan Resistance: A Tradition of Maneuver offers an African viewpoint on an important epoch in the military history of Uganda. The book investigates the technical aspects of a number of key battles of the Ugandan resistance war, but also presents a brief but penetrating examination of the history of warfare on the African continent. By means of detailed analysis of key battles of the resistance war the author develops a powerful case for the adoption of a 'maneuverist' approach to military operations. The book examines the four phases of the Ugandan resistance war. These are: the clandestine phase; guerrilla warfare phase; mobile warfare phase and conventional warfare phase. It focuses on a number of key battles within each of these phases and analyses them. The book ends with an examination of the strategy of the resistance war and with recommendations of a doctrinal nature.

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About the Author

Muhoozi Kainerugaba

Lt. Colonel Muhoozi Kainerugaba was born in 1974 in Dar es Salaam Tanzania, where his father Yoweri Museveni was conducting an underground campaign to oust Idi Amin. He moved back to Uganda briefly with his mother and sisters in 1979 (with the downfall of the Amin regime) before being forced back into exile in 1981.

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