Thursday, March 3, 2011

On March 3

On this day in ...
... 1976 (35 years ago today), contending that its eastern neighbor had committed acts of aggression against it, "Mozambique closed its borders and cut all links with Rhodesia," now known as Zimbabwe, "and mobilized for defense," according to The New York Times. Lines of communication were severed and rail links broken in a move that Maputo officials said stopped just short of a declaration of war.

(Prior March 3 posts are here, here, here, and here.)

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