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NORTH OF ANGOLA - Recovering from a group of paratroopers by PUMA helicopter after an operation in northern Angola. Look familiar?

Portuguese Paratroopers during the Portuguese Overseas War boarding a Puma, ca.

Portuguese colonial war [1961 to 1974] in Angola, Guinea-Bissau and Mozambique (The Portuguese Vietnam war). This pic is from early in the war - the soldiers wear helmets and FN Fal rifles. The helmets would soon be dropped in favor of Bigeard "lizard-type" caps, and the FN would be replaced by the G3 rifle.

Portuguese colonial war to in Angola, Guinea-Bissau and Mozambique…

Portuguese Army - Colonial Warfare

Portuguese soldiers torching a hut at the colonial war, Angola, 1973

Portuguese infantry soldier (CEP) during World War I

Soldado do Corpo Expedicionário Português, com equipamento completo. Guerra Mundial) Soldier of the Portuguese Expedicionary Corps, with full equipment. (First World War)

Portuguese special forces paratrooper with a colt ar10. Later replaced for the German G3.

Portuguese special forces paratrooper with a colt Later replaced for the German - African Colonial War

Portuguese soldiers on Patrol in Angola - Colonial War 1961

Portuguese soldiers on Patrol in Angola - Colonial War 1961

Modern Portuguese Army "Comandos" in Afghanistan

Modern Portuguese Army "Comandos" in Afghanistan

Portuguese Paratroopers boarding TAP airliner to Africa - Colonial War 1961-1974

Portuguese Paratroopers boarding TAP airliner to Africa - Colonial War

Portuguese Line Infantry, 21st Line Infantry Regt., 4 Line Infantry Marching Set #1

Portuguese Line Infantry, 21st Line Infantry Regt., 4 Line Infantry Marching Set #1

Napoleonic Spanish Peninsular War Portuguese Line Infantry Marching set - Made by John Jenkins Designs Military Miniatures and Models. Factory made, hand assembled, painted and boxed in a padded decorative box. Excellent gift for the enthusiast.

Portuguese soldiers in action - African Colonial War 1961-1974

Portuguese soldiers in action - African Colonial War

Portuguese Army soldiers in the beginning of the War in Angola. The camouflage uniforms and the FN FAL assault rifles identify them as Caçadores Especiais. At this time the remaining Army forces still wore yellow khaki field uniforms and were mostly armed with bolt action rifles.

Portuguese Army soldiers in the beginning of the War in Angola. The camouflage uniforms and the FN FAL assault rifles identify them as Caçadores Especiais. At this time, the remaining Army forces.