Modern African Wars (1)

Rhodesia 1965–80

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Modern African Wars (1)

Rhodesia 1965–80

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The Rhodesian War of 1965–80 is the battle for control of present day Zimbabwe. The former British colony of Southern Rhodesia rejected British moves towards majority rule and on 11 November 1965 the Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian Smith announced his country's Unilateral Declaration of Independence from Great Britain. That act sparked a series of violent encounters between the traditional colonial army and the African guerilla insurgents of the Patriotic Front. This book examines the successes and failures of the counter-insurgency campaign of Smith's security forces and the eventual bloody birth of a modern African nation.

Table of Contents

The Rhodesian War - The Patriotic Front Forces - The Course of the War - The Security Forces - Colour plate commentary

Product details

Published 15 Jun 1986
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 48
ISBN 9780850457285
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 40 b/w; 8 col
Dimensions 248 x 184 mm
Series Men-at-Arms
Short code MAA 183
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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Peter Abbott

Peter Abbott is a retired university lecturer. H…

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Mike Chappell

MIKE CHAPPELL comes from an Aldershot family with…

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