Rhodesian soldier during the Bush War, FN MAG in the back of an Alouette.

Rhodesian soldier during the Bush War July 1964 – 12 December Notes: confess complete ignorance of this event. Must research and educate myself.

Troopie memorial

Troopie memorial

Badges of Rhodesian Army units around photograph of troops on ground after debussing heliicopter

Badges of Rhodesian Army units around photograph of troops on ground after…

Rhodesian Soldiers getting ready for an airborne jump into Zambia on the border

“ Rhodesian Bush War, Rhodesian paratroopers prepare to board a…

Terrie the Recce Some units roared like Lions and others literally where Lions and a lot can be said for members of South Africa’s Reconnaissance special forces (commonly known as “Recce” units).  To celebrate the Recce veterans and their role in South Africa’s protection, here is this stunning image of “Terrie”, the Recce mascot at Fort Doppies.Terrie was a Cuando lion who held a Recce Operators status and he is seen playing at Kwando River with Obie Oberholster, cira 1980.Copyright SA…

“Terrie”, the mascot of South Africa’s elite “Recces” and only animal to be granted the rank of Operator, enjoys bath time with his comrades at Fort Doppies along the Kwando River,

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