Lisabethville

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Lubumbashi From 1960
... Élisabethville served as the capital and center of the secessionist independent state of Katanga during the 1960-1963 Congolese civil war ... Tshombe returned to Élisabethville but repudiated these assurances and began to fight anew ... Mobutu Sese Seko ultimately assumed power and renamed Élisabethville "Lubumbashi" in 1966 and, in 1972 renamed Katanga "Shaba." ...
State Of Katanga - Congo Crisis - Endgame
... United Nations forces and Katangan Gendarmes clashed near a UNF observation post near Élisabethville ... The following day, peacekeepers marched on Élisabethville to neutralize the Gendarmes ... Within three days, Élisabethville was under UN control ...
South Atlantic Air Ferry Route In World War II - Overview - Central African Air Route - Congo Transport Group
... lisabethville Airport Élisabethville, Belgian Congo 11°35′28″S 027°31′51″E / 11.59111°S 27.53083°E / -11.59111 27.53083 (Éli ... airport surveyed for use in early 1942 as alternate Ferrying Station connecting from Élisabethville to Aden or Mahé, Seychelles 04°40′27″S 055°31′27″E / 4.67417°S ... / -25.65361 28.22417 (Wonderboom Airport) 974 miles (1,568 km) from Élisabethville ...
Épône - Geography - Land Usage
... The town area falls into three main groups the old walled town, the Vélannes hamlet and the Élisabethville area in the alluvial plain ... (1500 out of the 4000 inhabitants) of the "garden city" of Élisabethville ... is also a small lake in the Seine valley near Élisabethville on the site of a former gravel pit now converted to a nature reserve ...
State Of Katanga - Congo Crisis - Later Developments
... from power, seize the radio station in Élisabethville, and apprehend his Gendarmes ... mercenaries, seize post offices and radio stations in Élisabethville, and send a representative from the central Congolese government to take command ... successful strafing and bombing runs on UN positions entrenched in Jadotville, Élisabethville, and Kamina ...