Rhodesia

Selous Scouts

The Selous Scouts (ca. 1977)

The Selous Scouts was a special forces regiment of the Rhodesian Army that operated from 1973 until 1980.

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NBC's

Mugabe’s Gamble (ca. 1981)

Julian Manyon and the team from Thames Television's 'TV Eye' travel to Zimbabwe to Prime Minister, Robert Mugabe,and some of his key revolutionary allies.

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Tongogara Was Murdered On Monday Headline

Tongogara was murdered on Monday (ca. 1979)

Josiah Tongogara was killed by his own forces in Mozambique, according to outgoing UANC Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr David Mukome. His body was already in a mortuary before the terrorist commanders

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Umtali Hit By Rockets

Umtali Hit By Rockets (ca. 1978)

Today in history the garrison town of Umtali, in the east of Rhodesia near its border with Mozambique, is hit with mortar bombs fired from an unknown position.

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A Settlement Under Fire

A Settlement Under Fire (ca. 1978)

An interim government comprised of Ian Smith and three moderate black leaders quite literally comes under fire from ZANU and ZAPU guerillas.

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Post-Geneva Report Rhodesia (ca. 1977)

With his neighbouring countries newly-independet black governments piling on the pressure by supporting the guerrilla movements, Ian Smith realises the time had come to settle the issue of black majority rule before

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Who is Ian Smith? (ca. 1976)

Ever since his unilateral declaration of independence, Rhodesian Premier Ian Smith has tried to maintain the preservation of white supremacy and the denial of African majority rule. ITN's Roving Report looks back on

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Rhodesia Independence Referendum

Ten Years After U.D.I. (ca. 1975)

ITN's Roving Report visits Rhodesia a decade after U.D.I. with Ian Smith still fighting for the preservation of white supremacy and the denial of African majority rule.

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Anatomy of Terror (ca. 1974)

During the Chimurenga War, informational and political warfare was mounted by all involved. Anatomy of Terror, published by the Rhodesian Ministry of Information and distributed in Washington D.C., is one such example.

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Smith vs The Guerillas (ca. 1973)

For the past six months guerrillas, operating from bases in Zambia and Mozambique have been carrying out raids on white farms in Rhodesia's border area. ITN's Roving Report captures the aftermath.

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Rhodesia Independence Referendum

To Vote Yes Means Unity, Not U.D.I. (ca. 1964)

On November 5, 1964 Rhodesia held a referendum on the adoption of a constitution that would enshrine political power in the hands of the white minority and establish Rhodesia as a republic.

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The Second Chimurenga (ca. 1964)

All the reasons why the sheer ferocity and desperation of the Second Chimurenga is under appreciated by the casual historian.

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Rudd Concession

The Rudd Concession (ca. 1888)

Despite Lobengula's retrospective attempts to disavow it, the Rudd Concession was the foundation for colonisation of Zimbabwe. Read the written terms of how Cecil Rhodes stole a whole country.

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