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Rhodesia 1975 - 1980.
ZANLA and ZIPRA infiltration routes from Zambia and Mozambique.
Typical African village.
Villagers were required to provide food and general support for the insurgents. They were also required to identify the whereabouts of any security forces in their vicinity.
A Special Branch patrol in mine-proofed Land Rovers deep into the Makoni TTL. Author in front vehicle, "1442".
Air Rhodesia Viscount Hunyani
Viscount VP-WAS, Hunyani, Flight RH 825. Shot down by ZIPRA insurgents using Strela-2 ground-to air missile on 3 September 1978.
Bev Cutting and the author.
Bev Cutting hands over the SubJOC Rusape duty roster on behalf of her husband, the late DSO Pete Cutting.
Author with DSO Pete Cutting.
Important information is gleaned from the duty roster.
N/S/P/O Allan Johnson.
On a BSAP PATU bush patrol.
Former commander of the British Armed Forces.
Field Marshal the Lord Walker of Aldringham GCB CMG CBE DL.
Flt. Lt. Mike Gardner with the author.
Mike Gardner describes the SAS uplift 24 November 1978.
Fl. Lt. Mike Gardner's logbook.
Logbook includes the SAS uplift 24 N November 1978.
Author (left) with Sgt. Mark Jackson.
Tech/Gunner Mark Jackson deployed on the SAS uplift 24 November 1978.
Flt. Lt. Chris Tucker.
Chris Tucker describes the "Wire Strike" battle 26 November 1978.
Squadron Leader Eddy Wilkinson with the author.
Eddy Wilkinson describes his "wire strike" incident.
Aftermath of a "wire strike".
Squadron Leader Eddy Wilkinsons crashed helicopter.
Flt. Lt. Dick Paxton with the author.
The late Dick Paxton describes his deployments with 7 Squadron.
Section Officer Hugh Temple.
Urban Dog Section patrol.
Relaxing and enjoying the read.
Lee Le Crerar and George McLennan.
Preparing to deploy on insurgent's spoor.
The hunt begins.
The elite are on the spoor.
The elite dog section tracking team in action.
Author's pass-out parade Morris Depot, Salisbury, 1969.
Rural CID patrol Inyanga District, 1975.
We often walked many miles to investigate crimes.
CID Patrol, 1976.
Special Branch foot patrol Makoni TTL, 1977.
Author and James Chikerema
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