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The Rhodesian struggle of 1965–80 is the conflict for regulate of today's Zimbabwe. the previous British colony of Southern Rhodesia rejected British strikes in the direction of majority rule and on Martinmas 1965 the Rhodesian top Minister Ian Smith introduced his country's Unilateral statement of Independence from nice Britain. That act sparked a sequence of violent encounters among the normal colonial military and the African guerilla insurgents of the Patriotic entrance. This publication examines the successes and screw ups of the counter-insurgency crusade of Smith's defense forces and the eventual bloody start of a latest African kingdom.

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