Jadotville


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Jadotville,

Congo (Kinshasa): see LikasiLikasi
, formerly Jadotville
, city (1984 pop. 213,862), Haut-Katanga prov., SE Congo (Kinshasa). It is a major industrial, mining, and transportation center. Copper and cobalt are mined and refined, and cement, chemicals, and beverages are manufactured.
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In 1961 he and 156 comrades were posted to Jadotville, now called Likasi, where a local politician backed by mercenaries had declared the region independent from the rest of the country, in a post-colonial power struggle for the rich mineral resources of the area.
But with a new movie - The Siege of Jadotville, starring Jamie Dornan as Commandant Patrick Quinlan - now released across cinemas nationwide the legend of the 35th Battalion A Company has finally been told.
One man has no doubt however, how this should be done - John Gorman, a non-commissioned officer who survived Jadotville.
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But with a new movie - The Siege of Jadotville starring Jamie Dornan as Commandant Patrick Quinlan - now released across cinemas nationwide the legend of the 35th Battalion A Company has finally been told.
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JAMIE Dornan fans got a sneak peek of his new film after a trailer for The Siege Of Jadotville appeared on Netflix.
Laurent Kabila was horn on 11 November 1939, in Jadotville (now Likasi), into the Luba tribe who live in northern Shaba (formerly Katanga) far upstream on the river Congo.
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Jadotville The true story of the 1961 siege in which members of an Irish battalion were held by Congolese troops.