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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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Friday, August 28, 2009

HOUSE DEBATE ON RHODESIA 1978


RhodesiaHC Deb 01 August 1978 vol 955 cc228-9W 228W
§ Mr. Lee asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many black people have been killed as a result of military activities in the course of the war in Rhodesia during the last 12 months, irrespective of the side upon which such persons appeared to have been ranged, and how many white people and how many of other ethnic groups.

§ Mr. Rowlands We have no means of verifying the number of categories of 229W casualties, but figures published recently give the following breakdown of deaths for this year: Guerrillas 1,167
Black civilians 688
Security forces 134
White civilians 124

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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.