The Siege of Jadotville (155 Irish Soldiers VS 4,000 Katangese Troops)

The Siege of Jadotville

The Siege of Jadotville from September 13 to 17, 1961, was a forgotten military action of the Irish UN peacekeeping forces during the Congo Crisis. It is the story of 155 soldiers of the A Company, 35th Battalion of the Irish Army who fought against an enemy that outnumbered them, for five days while kept under siege in the hostile region.

Credit to : Simple History

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