Projects: Angola I - Truce & Consequences: Truce & Consequences

FAA (Forca Armada Angolana) soldiers detonate anti tank mines during a training exercise at the advanced command post military base in preparation for deployment to the front. After several failed peace initiatives the government mounted a major offensive against UNITA in the eastern province of Moxico in an attempt to end decades of civil war by military means.Luena, Angola.Photo © J.B. Russell
Truce & Consequences, November 2001

FAA (Forca Armada Angolana) soldiers detonate anti tank mines during a training exercise at the advanced command post military base in preparation for deployment to the front. After several failed peace initiatives the government mounted a major offensive against UNITA in the eastern province of Moxico in an attempt to end decades of civil war by military means. 

Luena, Angola. 

Photo © J.B. Russell