Pedro Marangoni

Pilot Training 20 years old


Pedro Marangoni was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil in 1949.

(1968-1971). He joined the Brazilian Air Force and attended the Military Pilot Training Centre.

(1972-1973). He served in the French Foreign Legion .

(1973-1974). He lived in Mozambique.

In June 1975 he arrived in Angola and fought along side Colonel Santos e Castro for the FNLA. He participated in the Battle of Quifangondo (October 23 - November 10, 1975). He abandoned the fight in February 1976.

(1976 - 1977). He moved to Rhodesia. Later he joined the Mozambican National Resistance group who were operating in the border region of Inyanga, Umtali.

In 1979-1980 he served in the Spanish Legion and spent some time in Africa.

In 1980 he returned to Brazil and worked in Amazonia (Brazil), Bolivia and Peru, as a helicopter pilot for about 20 years.

He is a helicopter Pilot with 9,000 hours of flight to his credit.

Pedro now lives in Brazil and has published four book.

1) "Angola-Special commands against Cubans”.

2) "The option by the sword" (Brazil, 2 editions).

3) "Maria da Silva and the era of not" (Brazil).

4) "The big herd / infinity is not in a hurry" (Brazil).

Pedro 2009

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