Interview with Geoff and Jean Cooke, male and female, formerly British South Africa Police reserve and Rhodesian Army.
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Interview undertaken in Kent on 13/10/2009 by Sue Onslow
Audio file details:
Media: hard drive and CD.
Format: wav and mp3.
Size: 1.32GB and 122MB.
rhodesia; british south africa police; police reserves; emigration (from uk); apartheid; equal opportunity; passports; unilateral declaration of independence (1965); customs and traditions (african); black african peoples; standard of living; houses; social class; social status; rhodesian front (rf); interethnic relations; sport; employment; riots; nationality; weather; politics; nationalism; women; gender roles; households; emigration (from rhodesia); army (rhodesia); military intelligence; rhodesian intelligence corps; terrorism; contact (with opposition); military tactics; dead bodies; war dead; selous scouts; side switching; interrogation; torture; psychological trauma; mental health; marriage; violence against the person; sexual abuse; press coverage; communism; cuba; political intimidation; prisoners of war; deportation; military recruitment (nationalist); nkomo, joshua mqabuko nyongolo (1917-1999); political corruption; smith, ian douglas (1919-2007); ethnic conflicts; rhodesian women's service; voluntary work; cultural identity (rhodesian); economic sanctions; conscientious objectors; medical institutions; racism; psychological operations; hearts and minds; african languages; external operations; south africa; elections; election campaigns; monitoring forces; coup; resources (military); ammunition; censorship; destruction of records; political intimidation; arms control; passports; british empire; associations; identity; Rhodesian Oral History Project