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By Peter Abbott, Philip Botham, Mike Chappell

The Rhodesian struggle of 1965–80 is the conflict for keep watch over of modern-day Zimbabwe. the previous British colony of Southern Rhodesia rejected British strikes in the direction of majority rule and on 11 November 1965 the Rhodesian leading Minister Ian Smith introduced his country's Unilateral assertion of Independence from nice Britain. That act sparked a chain of violent encounters among the conventional colonial military and the African guerilla insurgents of the Patriotic entrance. This booklet examines the successes and screw ups of the counter-insurgency crusade of Smith's safety forces and the eventual bloody beginning of a latest African state.

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