Chris Schulenburg, a legend of the Rhodesian Bush War. As a 'Selous Scout' he conducted solo recce missions of terrorist training camps deep in enemy territory. He did what no other man could, or would, do.

Chris Schulenburg, a legend of the Rhodesian Bush War. As a Selous Scout he conducted solo recce missions of terrorist training camps deep in enemy territory.

Selous Scouts

Selous Scouts

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In 1960 fifteen volunteers from the SADF were sent to England, the majority to train as parachute instructors, some as parachute-packers and one SAAF pilot in the dropping of paratroopers. These formed the nucleus of 1 Parachute Battalion at Tempe in Bloemfontein. The first paratroopers were Permanent Force men, but soon the training of Citizen Force paratroopers commenced. Members of 1 Parachute Battalion were the first S.A. Army men to see action after WWII.

1 Parachute Battalion (Ex Alto is the only full-time paratroop unit…

Forged in Battle: The Birth and Growth of 32 Battalion   - Col Jan Breytenbach This book follows the development of the 32 Battalion from its confused origins from former enemies and terrorists into the best counter-insurgency force in the world.

Forged in Battle: The Birth and Growth of 32 Battalion - Col Jan Breytenbach

Special Forces, Military Life, Military History, Commonwealth, Warfare, Rhodes, Soldiers, South Africa, Colonial

Military History, Zimbabwe, Rhodes, Army, Warriors, Southern, African, God, Military

Seleous Scouts unit photo.  Date unknown.

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Rhodesia: The Ultimate Photographic Resource! - Page 3 - The FAL Files

Rhodesian Bush War. All those wasted young lives & Mugabe is now the dictator/destroyer of Zimbabwe.

All those wasted young lives & Mugabe is now the dictator/destroyer of Zimbabwe.

Rhodesian Selous Scout during the Rhodesian War

Rhodesian Selous Scout during the Rhodesian War

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