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LRDG Rhodesia : Rhodesians in the Long Range Desert Group

Author: Jonathan Pittaway; Craig Fourie
Publisher: Durban : Dandy Agencies, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Now at last this title offers the first full view of the Rhodesian contribution to the LRDG, one of the finest Special Forces units the world has ever seen.

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Genre/Form: Military history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
LRDG Rhodesia.
Durban : Dandy Agencies, 2002
(OCoLC)892051172
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Pittaway; Craig Fourie
ISBN: 0620293462 9780620293464
OCLC Number: 57514438
Description: 268 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 27 cm
Contents: Explorers of the Western desert; origin of the LRDG; a brief history of the LRDG; tributes. The desert: Rhodesians in the desert; exploits of S.2 patrol; LRDG Rhodesian S patrol; desert discoveries; a sorry tale; all about aircraft; the history of the Wacos; two tragic deaths; no.1 demolition squadron; memoirs; citations. The Aegean: The war continues; the battle of Clidi Heights; after the battle; a levita and leros sequel; escape from Cos; the stukas; citations. The Middle East: The war continues; Rhodesians in the Middle East. The Adriatic: The war continues; Rhodesians in the Adriatic; the Palma's last trip; now it can be told; what a wealth of memories; the launching of the Kufra; more memories of the Kufra; citations. The association: LRDG association; the scorpian badge; a press release; John Olivey - obituary; Charles Hall - obituary; Paul Newton Brietsche. Epilogue: Roll of honour; honours and awards; wounded and POWs; nominal roll; attached personnel; abbreviations; acknowledgements; appeal SAS Rhodesia; postscript; other sources of information; bibliography.
Other Titles: Long Range Desert Group Rhodesia
Responsibility: [compiled by] Jonathan Pittaway and Craig Fourie.

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