Rhodesia: Military History
Review Articles: Towards a History of Rhodesia's Armed Forces (from 1974)
USMC Seminar: War Since 1945: Rhodesia: Tactical Victory, Strategic Defeat
Book length account of the bush war and the forces involved.
Necklacing in Rhodesia - truth or lie? The
verdict on this allegation was announced on 16 June, and is now included
BSAP - A Proud Record
The story of the Shangani Patrol by W.D. Gale
(Matabele War, 1893)
The Mazoe Patrol (Matabele Rebellion, 1896)
Brief History of the Rhodesian Army by R. Allport
Rhodesia's Selous Scouts by Chris Vermaak
The Development of Southern Rhodesia's Military
System, 1890-1953, by L.H. Gann
Rhodesian Insurgency (part 1) by Prof. J.R.T. Wood
Rhodesian Insurgency (part 2) by Prof. J.R.T. Wood
Fire Force (Part 1) by Prof. J.R.T. Wood
Fire Force (Part 2) by Prof. J.R.T. Wood
Salute the Troopers A tribute to some of
the units of the Rhodesian Security Forces, showing flags, badges and Colours
(this will be expanded in the near future).
Security Force Auxiliaries, an abridged history
Account of a controversial unit of around 10,000 Africans - some of them
ex-terrorists - who became part of the Rhodesian Army
The Viscount Disaster: News reports on the
shooting down of the "Hunyani" airliner, together with the full text of
Dean da Costa's sermon: The Silence is Deafening.
Operation Uric - Gaza, Mozambique, 1 to 7 September,
1979 The most controversial operation of The Rhodesian War, resulting
in over 300 enemy dead for the loss of 15 Rhodesians.
Operation Quartz - Rhodesia 1980: The Op that
never was - Quartz was a contingency plan to prevent ZANU from coming into
power in Rhodesia, and was cancelled three hours before the code-word was
due to be given! Three of the original top-secret signals sent to troops
are also reproduced.