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Transcript of interview with Richard Dube

Theme: Military operations


Call Number: B05
Identifier: AL3291_B05
Title: Transcript of interview with Richard Dube
Date: 29 November 2010
Subject: Feira battle;
Leadership;
Alfred Nikita Mangena;
Military commander;
Military operations;
Richard Dube;
Strategy;
Training;
Turning Point strategy;
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 Richard Dube, conducted by Mary Ndlovu on 29 November 2010 for the South African History Archive (SAHA) as part of the Zenzo Nkobi oral history project. As military commander of ZPRA operations, Richard Dube describes training in Tanzania and Soviet Union, and his role as instructor. He describes the death of Mangena and comments on his leadership. He also gives detailed descriptions of some operations and relations with villagers in the country, and provide explanations for the Turning Point strategy, reconnaissance in the country, and the beginning of implementation. He further refers to the Feira battle and gives his opinion on the significance of ZPRA’s role. 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); Richard Dube (interviewee)
Type: Transcript
Format: Access copy - PDF
preservation copy - PDF/A
Source: SAHA collection AL3291
Relation: AL3265
Language: English
Coverage: Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Soviet Union
Rights: The South African History Archive (SAHA)
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