Interview with Michael O’Donnell, male, formerly British South Africa Police.
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Interview undertaken in Middlesex on 18/12/2008 by Annie Berry
Audio file details:
Media: hard drive and CD.
Format: wav and mp3.
Size: 1.24GB and 115MB.
rhodesia; british south africa police; weather; metropolitan police; army (uk); military recruitment (rhodesia); emigration (from uk); military training (rhodesia); british empire; mining; standard of living; shabani, rhodesia; firearms; african languages; occupational status (in rhodesian security forces); racial discrimination; equal opportunity; crime; rape; marriage; press coverage; law enforcement; insurgency; terrorism; police anti-terrorist unit (patu); smith, ian douglas (1919-2007); morale; bright lights; military uniforms; civil defence; volunteer work; ambush; wages; police reserves; operation repulse; criminals; army (rhodesia); intergroup relations (rhodesian security forces); education; oppression; politics; call ups; troopie music; independence; guerilla warfare; malayan emergency (1948-1960); war dead; childhood; community (social values); churches (rhodesia); self reliance (development strategies); contact (with opposition); land mines; war casualties; armoured cars; armoured fighting vehicles; military manpower; disabilities; military intelligence; spirit mediums; walls, george peter, lieutenant general (b 1927); resources (military); international relations (rhodesia-uk); central intelligence organisation (cio); election campaigns; ethnic conflicts; independence; chimurenga songs; violence against the person; fear; crime reporting; emigration (from rhodesia); pensions; safety; nationality; Rhodesian Oral History Project