Rhodesian Light Infantry - Page 3
Came across these during a bit of random net surfing, Rhodesian RLI troopies and Selous Scouts. From a company called under fire miniatures Very nicely detailed minis (I even recognise some of the poses from pictures I've seen of actual soldiers), Only slight negative is they are 20mm, I'd have preferred 28mm as the camo pattern is hard enough at 1/35 scale! I picked up RLI set 1, RLI 2 & Selous scout 2. Each set has a different number of minis (?) but by mixing them around and…
Ian and Ricardo - Platoon 1, 3 SAI, somewhere across the 'kaplyn' May 1, 1980, Operation 'Liberation 1". Note the 60mm and R1 rifle were carried. That's over 10kg plus four 60mm rounds at 1.4kg (total 5.6kgs) and four R1 mags took total to near 20kgs and that's not counting water or food. I was nearly always spared having a turn carrying the platoon B25 radio.
A soldier from the SWA Specialist Unit riding his bike through the bush in South Africa is seen here riding a 330cc bike in a PR exercise to highlight their new effort to fight against SWAPO. This image was found in Soldier of Fortune magazine.