Interview with Scott Melvin, male, formerly Rhodesian Army.
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Interview undertaken in Huntingdonshire on 03/10/2009 by Sue Onslow.
Audio file details:
Media: hard drive and CD.
Format: wav and mp3.
Size: 844MB and 76.6MB.
rhodesia; army (rhodesia); excitement; military recruitment (rhodesia); 1st battalion, rhodesian light infantry; military training (rhodesia); social stratification; french foreign legion; prostitution; racial segregation; social class; british empire; call ups; communism; psychological trauma; alcoholism; drugs; independence; external operations; dehumanisation; interrogation; prisoners of war; war crimes; homicide; military intelligence; fear; mental health; dead bodies; contact (with opposition); civilian war deaths; hate; propaganda; tracking; ambush; family disorganization; loyalty; intergroup relations (rhodesian security forces); ethnic groups (in rhodesian security forces); occupational status (in rhodesian security forces); equal opportunity; selous scouts; morale; missionaries; elections; nationality; detention; discipline; resignation (from rhodesian security forces); safety; uk; afghanistan; green leader; associations; Rhodesian Oral History Project