Interview with Brian Oliver, male, formerly British South Africa Police and Rhodesian Army.
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Interview undertaken in Gloucestershire on 09/05/2008 by Sue Onslow
Audio file details:
Media: hard drive and CD.
Format: wav and mp3.
Size: 904MB and 82.0MB.
rhodesia; british south africa police; rhodesia house, the strand (london, uk); economic sanctions; politics; national defence; police reserves; cultural isolation; cultural identity (rhodesian); passports; travel; call ups; military intelligence; military training (nationalist); south africa; heppenstall, david; rhodesian intelligence corps; army (rhodesia); selous scouts; aerial reconnaissance; green leader; civilian war deaths; firearms; civil defence; cultural values; communism; nationalism; agricultural development; elections; identity; patrioism; whites; social class; social stratification; immigration; curfew; contact (with opposition); prisoners of war; torture; war casualties; interrogation; missionaries; deportation; death penalty; hanging; side switching; pseudo operations; ethnic conflicts; external operations; intergroup relations (rhodesian security forces); pilots; maritime warfare; military recruitment (rhodesia); mercenaries; nkomo, joshua mqabuko nyongolo (1917-1999); independence (of zimbabwe); emigration (from rhodesia); british empire; social participation; loyalty; Rhodesian Oral History Project