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    African Combat, Rhodesian Forces Anti Terrorist Operations Counter Insurgency Manuals/book/dvd
    Paperback, 455 Pages, A4 This is a heavy book weighing in just over 1.50kg.

    Contains Restricted material from the Rhodesian Security Forces and comes with a dvd INTERNAL OPERATIONS - documenting the battle within Rhodesia against ZANLA terrorists. Special focus on Operation Hurricane - anti terrorist operation in the North East of Rhodesia. Appox 60 minutes. Format of DVD (pal or NSTC) will be shipped as of ordering area.

    Preface- Anti terrorist operations (ATOPS) are fought on a wide front. The army forces,various government departments and the civilian population all have a role to play. In implementing the anti-terrorist action contained herein, members of the army forces must appreciate the vital need for cooperation and the under-standing of each other's characteristics and capabilities.

    ATOPS warfare probably places a greater burden of responsibility on the individual than does any other form of conflict. It connotes small groups and light scales. Catch-words are thorough training, self-discipline,skill at arms,initiative,guile,endurance and above all, the will to win.

    Chapters 1-14. General Elements. Command and Control. Intelligence and Counter-Intelligence. Employment of Forces. Types of Operations. Foot Patrols. Tracking. Follow -Up Operations. Attacks on Terrorist Camps. Sweeps. Defence/Protection of Sensitive points. Movement Security. Mines and Booby Traps.

    Bonus sections - C (Rhodesian) Squadron 22 Special Air Service Regiment and The Selous Scouts Training Troop. - Training wing, Basic Tracking, Follow up Operations.

    Reprinted manuals now formated into book format- a must for those in those in teh security forces and those with interest in Rhodesia ,Southern Africa. 455 large format book, 1.5kg shipping weight

    African Merc Combat Manual - Chapters on- Commando Rules for Battle. Commando External Raids. Profile of the Terrorist aim. Principles of Coin Warfare. Commando Base Fighting Positions. Oberservation Methods. Pseudo Terrorist Gangs. Tracking and Countertracking. Basic Ground/Air Emergency Signals. Medical Aid. Employment Possibilities. International Law and the Mercenary. African Travel Guide.

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  • #2
    And also Pamwe Chete if you can find it...or afford it. Used volumes are over $200 a piece at almost $500.


    • #3
      Ron Reid Daly the author of Pamwe Chete and founder of the Selous Scouts just passed away a few weeks ago
      Pamwe yes is indeed a slaught after book and printed in very small run , was pulled because a similar book named Selous Scouts Top sercet war (by Ron reid daly as told to Peter Stiff) something over copywrite of a map
      A great book!
      Other Rhodesian classic's are Fireforce, The Elite, One Commando and Stickleader - many of these imports
      Great reading on the Rhodesian war


      • #4
        Lekkerwear, I like it!
        Reddite igitur quae sunt Caesaris Caesari et quae sunt Dei Deo
        (Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar's and unto God the things which are God's)