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Transcript of interview with Jack Mpofu

Theme: Military operations


Call Number: B09
Identifier: AL3291_B09
Title: Transcript of interview with Jack Mpofu
Date: 20 April 2011
Subject: Front for the Liberation of Zimbabwe - FROLIZI;
Jack Mpofu;
Alfred Nikita Mangena;
Military instruction;
Military tactics;
Military training;
Reconnaissance;
Sabotage;
ZAPU through Zenzo Nkobi's lens;
Zimbabwe African People Union - ZAPU;
Zimbabwe People's Revolutionary Army - ZPRA
Description: This is a transcript of the interview with Jack Mpofu, conducted by Mary Ndlovu on 20 April 2011 for the South African History Archive (SAHA) as part of the Zenzo Nkobi oral history project. In his interview Jack Mpofu, a military instructor, describes early training, the FROLIZI split, reconnaissance and sabotage work. He also gives a detailed description of training procedures on various weapons and tactics including both guerrilla and conventional means. He further describes the attack in which Mangena died and he was injured. The interview was transcribed by Mary Ndlovu. Included in SAHA virtual exhibition - 'ZAPU through Zenzo Nkobi's lens', 2012
Creator: Mary Ndlovu (interviewer and transcriber); Zephaniah Nkomo (interviewer); Jack Mpofu (interviewee)
Type: Transcript
Format: Access copy - PDF
Preservation copy - PDF/A
Source: SAHA collection AL3291
Relation: AL3265
Language: English
Coverage: Zimbabwe
Rights: The South African History Archive (SAHA)
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