One of the bloodiest reigns in history is over. For eight years the man they called the Black Hitler ruled over Uganda with unprecedented brutality. Over these years thousands upon thousands of innocent people have been murdered and tortured by Amin and his henchmen. Then, on 11 1979, the Ugandan capital of Kampala fell to the liberators and Amin’s reign of terror ended as abruptly and bloodily as it had begun.
By Andrew Cameron and Joseph Kamau, pseudonyms for Angus Shaw. As the blurb on the back cover of this 1979 book put it, the true identity of of the authors must remain secret because of very real fears of reprisals from Amin’s surviving rearguard.
What they said:
Angus Shaw has brought together comprehensive detail of a tyranny taking hold and authentic description of the fall of Amin’s Kampala – Evening Standard.