The Rhodesian War: A Military History
Amid the colonial upheaval of the 1960s, Britain urged its colony in Southern Rhodesia (modern-day Zimbabwe) to grant its black residents a greater role in governing the territory. The white-minority government refused and soon declared its independence, a move bitterly opposed by the black majority. The result was the Rhodesian Bush War, which pitted the government against black nationalist groups, one of which was led by Robert Mugabe. Marked by unspeakable atrocities, the war ended in favor of the nationalists.
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Having participated in the war, I'm glad this was written. It just had to be as we all gave all we had in our different ways to keep Rhodesia free of the terrorists and their Marxist way of life.
It will still take another book to show all the heartbreak we all suffered , both European and African when Mugabe took over via the British government. More shame to them just as what they did to bring defeat to a free Biafra.
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This for me, ended up being a great history of the Rhodesian War. It started out somewhat disjointed but gained its footing about a third of the way in. After that things made muchmore sense. A rather ... Read full review
List of Maps and Illustrations 6
List of Photographs 7
About the Authors 9
A THE BEGINNINGS 19
B THE COMBATANTS 47