Nickel Cross

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(4 Ratings)
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The life and time of a Rhodesian Air Force combat pilot who followed his father's footsteps into aviation and fought in the Rhodesian / Zimbabwe war 1965-1980.Heritage is traced from his grandfather's participation in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902, his father's involvement in East-Africa during the Second World War 1939-1945 and his survival in the Southern African conflict. The author flew a variety of aircraft and served as a Flight Commander on Hawker Hunter and Canberra aircraft, serving on No's 1 and 5 Squadrons of the Rhodesian Air Force. This true story will interest aviation enthusiasts and military historians. The title derives it's origin to the first major enemy infiltration into the country, where air power was used offensively for the first time.
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  • By Peter Horsburgh
    Sep 20, 2014
    'Prop' Geldenhuis's book is a fascinating mixture of family and personal progress welded together on a background of history. Always interesting, and easy to read, it is mainly the story of the growth and maturity of a talented pilot and leader. His careful research is reflected throughout the book and his operational experiences are described with a commendable lack of animosity towards the enemy. Thoroughly recommended for those interested in life as a pilot in Africa, in African history and in counter insurgency military history.
  • By Darryl Peacock
    Sep 20, 2014
    This is a great personal account of a brief but important time in history. If these accounts were not recorded this would be lost forever. No matter what your political views the courage and fortitude of Rhodesians against overwhelming odds has to be admired. Great job Prop
  • By Dee McColl
    Sep 19, 2014
    Dee McColl : In this tragic theartre of war, this essential work is for those with an interest in the story of a very brave country and the heroic men who fought for freedom against overwhelming odds. Well done Prop.
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September 16, 2014
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