Guinea-Bissau war of Independence

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On January 23, 1963, guerrilla fighters of the African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde (PAIGC), a marxist revolutionary group, officially started the Guinea-Bissau War of Independence by attacking the Portuguese army stationed in Tite. The war ended when Portugal, after the Carnation Revolution of 1974, granted independence to Guinea-Bissau, followed by Cape Verde a year later.[1]

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  1. Gleijeses, Piero (1997-02). "The First Ambassadors: Cuba's Contribution to Guinea-Bissau's War of Independence". Journal of Latin American Studies. 29 (1): 45–88. doi:10.1017/S0022216X96004646. ISSN 1469-767X. Check date values in: |date= (help)