Bush War in Rhodesia: The Extraordinary Combat Memoir of a by Dennis Croukamp

By Dennis Croukamp

The Rhodesian Bush struggle. It used to be a ferocious guerrilla struggle crusade among the common and elite devices of the Rhodesian military doing conflict opposed to Communist-backed terrorist teams within the valleys, jungles and bush nation of Rhodesia, Mozambique and Zambia. Warrant Officer Dennis Croukamp fought within the clash from its beginnings within the Sixties to the very result in 1979, and his wrestle memoir is a rare chronicle of that sour fight from inside of probably the most extremely popular elite wrestle devices to ever take the sphere. within the Bush warfare in Rhodesia, Croukamp chronicles his eventful carrier with the Rhodesian average military, the Rhodesian gentle Infantry (RLI) and the Selous Scouts Reconnaisance Troop as he took half in cross-border reconnaissance operations, HALO jumps in the back of enemy traces, city ops within the townships of Salisbury, raids, ambushes, demolition missions, prisoner snatches and extra. and during all of it, Croukamp introduced alongside a digicam, offering a awesome visible documentation of this little-known conflict. This searingly sincere, action-packed memoir is certain to turn into a vintage, ground-level account of the bloody "bush wars" of Africa.

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