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No Medal for the Sergeant By David Short
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Brian Rowell is a sergeant in the part-time Rhodedsian Army, in the nineteen seventies, fighting against African guerillas determined to take their country back from its colonial rulers. He does his... More > duty without question, until he realises that the war is degenerating into one of vicious attrition, mainly against civilians, where the atrocities of one side match the other. He and a handful of volunteers, decide to fight only armed guerrillas. Usually outnumbered and out-gunned by the guerrillas they clash with, they develop a reputation for ruthlessness, but their flat refusal, against direct orders, to harass civilians, gets them into deep trouble with Army Command. Rowell fights on, trapped by a war that has become completely pointless. He has a love-hate relationship with a beautiful English woman, also trapped by the war. She hates Rowell the soldier, but loves Rowell the man. This creates unbearable tension between them until the explosive climax.< Less
We had two jobs By Robin Thurman
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The second, updated and increased book of anecdotes about Life in Rhodesia during the Bush War. A little book of memories that shows how the part-time Rhodesian Army, Police and Air Force members led... More > their life whilst not on call-up during the Bush War, including stories of life in Rhodesia during and after the start of the war. They are all true!< Less
Once Upon a White Man By Graham Atkins
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Once Upon a White Man - war and peace in Rhodesia and Zimbabwe. “This is a world class book. What we have here is a memoir of a wise and moderate man, who did his best to save Rhodesia from... More > self-destruction, and tried to earn a decent living in the resulting Zimbabwe. The author's attention to detail is as good as that of any bestselling autobiography. He remembers things that both racists and leftists would rather forget - the culture of humiliation and violence that made Rhodesia unsustainable, and the ugly silence of world opinion that made it possible for Mugabe to get away with genocide and ethnic cleansing. Even though I've never been to Africa, this book tore me from my political views and made me think seriously about the goals of humanity." (Avery Morrow, Japan, Aug 2011)< Less
Once Upon a White Man By Graham Atkins
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Once Upon a White Man - war and peace in Rhodesia and Zimbabwe. “This is a world class book. What we have here is a memoir of a wise and moderate man, who did his best to save Rhodesia from... More > self-destruction, and tried to earn a decent living in the resulting Zimbabwe. The author's attention to detail is as good as that of any bestselling autobiography. He remembers things that both racists and leftists would rather forget - the culture of humiliation and violence that made Rhodesia unsustainable, and the ugly silence of world opinion that made it possible for Mugabe to get away with genocide and ethnic cleansing. Even though I've never been to Africa, this book tore me from my political views and made me think seriously about the goals of humanity." (Avery Morrow, Japan, Aug 2011)< Less
We had two jobs By Ralpapajan
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Anecdotes ~ a little book of memories that shows how the part-time Rhodesian Army, Police and Air Force members led their life whilst not on call-up during the Bush War, including stories of life in... More > Rhodesia during and after the start of the war. They are all true!< Less
We had two jobs By Ralpapajan
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Anecdotes ~ a little book of memories that shows how the part-time Rhodesian Army, Police and Air Force members led their life whilst not on call-up during the Bush War, including stories of life in... More > Rhodesia during and after the start of the war. They are all true!< Less
Persona Non Grata By Bart Wolffe
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This collection of stories explores the life of individuals and minorities in an African context. Heightened description of a world of wonder, danger and hidden emotions comes to light at every turn... More > of the page. The white refugee from Mozambique accused of murder, the National Parks Ranger on the run from the ZNA - Zimbabwe National Army, the ex-Rhodesian soldier coming to terms with his past and finding himself crossing the colour barrier of multi-cultural relationships in the process, the Film Professor with an obsession for capturing his victims forever in memory, the alcoholic artist angry with his muse, the young journalist with a personal story that won't make the pages of the daily press: here are several lives that are so much more than characters, fleshed out with passion and individual problems, adjusting to their African context - a lost generation from a white tribe in black Africa, perhaps?< Less
Persona Non Grata By Bart Wolffe
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This collection of stories explores the life of individuals and minorities in an African context. Heightened description of a world of wonder, danger and hidden emotions comes to light at every turn... More > of the page. The white refugee from Mozambique accused of murder, the National Parks Ranger on the run from the ZNA - Zimbabwe National Army, the ex-Rhodesian soldier coming to terms with his past and finding himself crossing the colour barrier of multi-cultural relationships in the process, the Film Professor with an obsession for capturing his victims forever in memory, the alcoholic artist angry with his muse, the young journalist with a personal story that won't make the pages of the daily press: here are several lives that are so much more than characters, fleshed out with passion and individual problems, adjusting to their African context - a lost generation from a white tribe in black Africa, perhaps?< Less
Persona Non Grata By Bart Wolffe
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This collection of stories explores the life of individuals and minorities in an African context. Heightened description of a world of wonder, danger and hidden emotions comes to light at every turn... More > of the page. The white refugee from Mozambique accused of murder, the National Parks Ranger on the run from the ZNA - Zimbabwe National Army, the ex-Rhodesian soldier coming to terms with his past and finding himself crossing the colour barrier of multi-cultural relationships in the process, the Film Professor with an obsession for capturing his victims forever in memory, the alcoholic artist angry with his muse, the young journalist with a personal story that won't make the pages of the daily press: here are several lives that are so much more than characters, fleshed out with passion and individual problems, adjusting to their African context - a lost generation from a white tribe in black Africa, perhaps?< Less