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LAST FRENCH LEGIONNAIRES DEPART
U.S. ends troop airlift to Zaire
UBUMBASHI, Zaire (AP) paratroopers operating in Z
erica's airlift offoreigONE LEGIONNAIRE celebrated by camouflage gear.prar ea o ng
outofbattl rreir to ashooting out the mirror of a Lubum- SGT. RUSSELL Burleson of Ashville former Belgian Congo. Ab
out of battle-scarred Zaire came to sh- i N.C., said, "I've been doing real well. I Belgians had joined the Frenc
end yesterday with U.S. Air Force baahi hotel bar. gthCgsaad , y t n don rea well, evacuate more than 2,000 fo
ues flying 185 French legionnairea A truck convoy brought the soldiers traded a captain's hat for a beret, from Shaba. Zairian Red Cross
sk to their base in Corsica. of the French Foreign Legion to gloves for a set of legionnaire fatigues say some 800 blacks and 20
e troopers were the last of some 6Lubumbashi, the capital of Shaba and my stripes for those of the Fren- sey sile in a and ow
Prvice troopoasdwethehAmerscan scmrgo ch." were killed in and around Kalwi
onnaires who parachuted into the Provnce, to board the American cargo A group of legionnaires marked the The French turned over the
per center of Kolwezi May 19-20 to pae.Agopo einarsmre h of Kolwezi to the Zairian arm;
driveer ou Angola-baed rebels who As they waited to load, some traded completion of their adventure with a had ee oute urinr
divae soutern are as week souvenirs, berets, and even their shirts party at a hotel that ended when one vn.
rinvaded southern Zaire a week ptol ad blaed . vasion.
with U.S. airmen who were wearing drwhs pisto and baste the mirror AN INTER-AFRICAN peac
h to help
g the in-
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behind the bar.
"It was a bad mirror. It made you
look old. Besides, the service was bad,"
a legionnaire said.
IN WASHINGTON, a spokesperson
said five U.S. planes were in the last
mission lifting out the legionnaires and
their equipment. He said 325 Air Force
supply and communications specialists
now are being returned to the United
There are still some units of Belgian
force with about 2,000 soldiers from
Morroio, Senegal, Togo, the Ivory
Coast, Gabon, and the Central African
Empire will help President Mobutu
Sese Seko's army defend Zaire.
Many whites who hold key positions
in the government's mining operations
in mineral-rich Shaba have said they
feared the Zairian soldiers as much as
the rebels, and some said they wouldn't
return unless they were protected by
better-disciplined foreign troops.
Katangan rebels tell
o Cuban complicity
(Continued fromPage 1)
who claimed they received training by The information reached the U.S.
Cubans in Angola. government before President Carter's
latest defense of his charges. The
THE U.S. sources noted that President told a nationally broadcast
basically the same stories were told by news conference Wednesday that he
two rebels in separate questioning con- had no doubts about his charges.
ducted by seasoned interrogators. Also, Meanwhile, other U.S. intelligence
the sources said, the accounts were reports said that Russian ships and
consistent with tales received transport planes have unloaded more
previously about Cuban practices in than 120,000 tons of military equipment
Angola. for a dozen African countries since the
The prisoners were said to have told first of the year.
questioners that three-man Cuban
military teams periodically came to THE EQUIPMENT was said to in-
their training camp at Chicapa in clude small arms and ammunition, air-
Angola between march 1977 and last planes, helicopters, a variety of
month's invasion of Zaire's Shaba vehicles and small naval craft.
Province. More than half, some 61,000 tons, was
The intelligence specialists seemed received by Ethiopia, the report said.
less sure of the material gathered from Libya ranked second among the
Europeans who remained in Kolwezi recipient nations with 3,000 tons while
after the town was taken by the Angola came third with 18,000 tons.
Katangans, but they did not dispute the In a report on what was called
reports. Russia's expanding influence in Africa,
intelligence officials said that other
THE EUROPEANS said the suspec- Soviet military gear went to Algeria,
ted Cubans spoke no Zairian dialect, Benin, Chad, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau,
but conversed in either Spanish or Por- Mali, Mozambique, Tanzania and
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