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I an ex member of both 7 and 8 Squadron's of the Rhodesian war spending most of my operational time on Seven Squadron as a K Car gunner. I was credited for shooting down a fixed wing aircraft from a K Car on the 9 August 1979. This blog is from articles for research on a book which I HAVE HANDED THIS MANUSCRIPT OVER TO MIMI CAWOOD WHO WILL BE HANDLING THE PUBLICATION OF THE BOOK OF WHICH THERE WILL BE VERY LIMITED COPIES AVAILABLE Contact her on yebomimi@gmail.com The latest news is that the Editing is now done and we can expect to start sales and deliveries by the end of April 2011

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Sunday, August 10, 2008


Most Rhodesians will remember the constant news on the radio of Vila Salazar being shelled or mortared from the Mocambique side of the border.
Rhodesian Military Post Bombarded
Rhodesia-The Rhodesian military command said yesterday a
southeast border post was bombarded with rockets and mortar fire
from neighboring Mozambique. Mozambican radio claimed airborne
white Rhodesian troops backed by jetfighters were battling inside
A Rhodesian military communiqye said the post of Vila Salazar
was shelled twice with snall arms, once in an hour long morning
attack and again in eariy evening. The post is about 50 miles from
the main road between Rhodesia and the Mozambican capital of

I still have a Gona Stagga Inn beermug from the Police Pub in my posession!!

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I welcome comments from everyone on my book Choppertech.
I am interested especially on hearing from former ZANLA and ZIPRA combatants who also have thier story to tell.