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rural life during the war, FN in the car, in the house, on holiday....all the time.

Rural life during the Rhodesian War: FN in the car, in the house, on holiday.

Children taking cover during an attack on convoy

Children taking cover during an attack on convoy. I remember traveling in the convoys

The earliest permanent white residents of Rhodesia were missionaries, and it is significant that their lives were respected by the most warlike of the country's tribes. In an era of generally unbridled savagery, the innate chivalry of primitive warriors and the strict discipline imposed by their leaders seem to have been all that ensured the survival of the devoted little bands of men and women.. In the mid-l 970s intensification of the terrorist war in Rhodesia changed all that..MI 1978

The earliest permanent white residents of Rhodesia were missionaries, and it is…

Hotel Sign. Bulawayo. Life in Rhodesia after UDI

Life in Rhodesia after UDI

Salisbury petrol depot fire, 11 December 1978

Salisbury petrol depot fire, 11 December 1978 bombed by Zipra Force

Most Rhodies would have travelled in a convoy at some stage

A familiar site travelling around Rhodesia in convoy - to avoid terrorist attacks during the bush war!

Convoy. During the civil war in our country we had to travel in convoy when we drove from place to place - especially long trips - as there was always a chance of an ambush attack on individual vehicles.

During the civil war in our country we had to travel in convoy when we drove from place to place - especially long trips - as there was always a chance of an ambush attack on individual vehicles.


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