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:: The Rhodesian War ::

A Military History

Paul Moorcraft, Peter McLaughlin

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ISBN: 9781848845220
Type: Paperback
Pages: 208


The Rhodesian War: A Military History provides a classic account on the Rhodesian War and has been revised and updated 25 years after it was originally published

It was the first comprehensive military history of the war, presenting a balanced account of the struggle from both sides. Widely praised by military experts worldwide, it has become a standard text for the study of counter-insurgency, especially its application to the current 'war on terror' in Iraq and Afghanistan.

The Rhodesian War covers the three main stages of war. First from 1965 when the security forces were winning, to a 'no-win' war from 1972-1976 and, finally, the intense period from 1976-1979 when white Rhodesians, led by Ian Smith, were saved from defeat by the Lancaster House talks in London. The military structure, strategy and tactics of both sides are analysed with graphic details of individual contacts in the bush to the daring raids into neighbouring states. The book also considers the international pressures on the rebel state and the social effects of the war inside the country on both blacks and whites. The immediate aftermath of the war is examined in particular Zimbabwe's conflict with South Africa pre-Nelson Mandela. The final chapter looks at the war from perspective of the last three decades, especially in the light of Robert Mugabe's destruction of a once-prosperous land.

Paul Moorcraft is a published author and journalist living near Guildford. He was a senior instructor at Sandhurst but lived for many years in South Africa and Zimbabwe.

Peter McLaughlin was in the Rhodesian policy during the civil war. He still lives in Zimbabwe and is an academic and author.

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