Africa Lost: Rhodesia's COIN Killing Machine
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Africa Lost: Rhodesia's COIN Killing Machine

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The Lost Chapter of Special Operations History: Rhodesia.

Some of the most explosive combat in Special Operations history is almost completely unknown to the Western World. Everyone knows about Navy SEALs and Green Berets but nobody knows about the deep recce, sabotage, and direct action missions conducted by the Rhodesian SAS. The Rhodesian Light Infantry was a killing mac...more
ebook, 60 pages
Published August 6th 2013 by St. Martin's Press
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Mention the country of Rhodesia to most people and you'll get a blank look. Existing as an independent nation for only 15 years, from 1965 to 1980, it was the site of constant warfare between the duly elected democratic government and communist-backed terrorist organizations who called themselves freedom fighters. Those who do remember Rhodesia today often will, as was the case in the past, refer to it in the same breath with apartheid South Africa. While it's true that Rhodesia and South Africa...more
This book is a good (though brief) overview on the Rhodesian forces during the Rhodesian Bush War. For anyone interested in or looking for a base knowledge on Rhodesian tactics during the war, this book is a great start. If you already are familiar with the war and looking for more in depth detail - look elsewhere. The contents of this book are largely collected from other sources and not original, though still presented well for beginners to the war. My biggest complaint would be the overuse of...more
Daniel Watson
At only around 100 pages long it is more an introduction to Rhodesian special forces than a real book. But none the less is quite interesting.
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