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Transcript of interview with Thomas Ngwenya

Theme: Military operations

Call Number: B18
Identifier: AL3291_B18
Title: Transcript of interview with Thomas Ngwenya
Date: 19 January 2011
Subject: Military forces;
Thomas Ngwenya;
Weapon smuggling;
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 ZPRA military commander Thomas Ngwenya, conducted by Mary Ndlovu on 19 January 2011 for the South African History Archive (SAHA) as part of the Zenzo Nkobi oral history project. In this interview he gives a description of weapons smuggling in 1962 by one of the earliest participants, and follows with an interesting discussion of weapons used by the Rhodesians and how they were used, and how the ZPRA forces responded with their own weapons. 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); Thomas Ngwenya (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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