Counter-Insurgency in Rhodesia

Counter-Insurgency in Rhodesia

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When originally published in 1985 this volume was the first scholarly and objective contribution available on Rhodesian counter-insurgency. It documents and explains why Rhodesia lost the war. The origins of the conflict are reviewed; each chapter examines a separate institution or counter-insurgency strategy directly related to the development of the conflict, concluding with a summary view of the Rhodesian security situation both past and more

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  • Hardback | 288 pages
  • 294.64 x 393.7 x 2.54mm | 476.27g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • NO
  • 1138887897
  • 9781138887893

Table of contents

1. A Brief History of the War for Zimbabwe: 1890 to 1979 2. Command and Control 3. Protected and Consolidated Villages 4. Border Minefield Obstacles 5. Pseudo Operations and the Selous Scouts 6. Internal Defence and Development: Psychological Operations, Population and Resource Control, Civic Action 7. External Operations 8. Operation Favour: Security Force Auxiliaries 9. Intelligence 10. The Security Situation by Late 1979 11. Conclusionshow more