Interview with Mike Shute, male, formerly Rhodesian Army.
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Interview undertaken in Kent on 11/12/2009 by Annie Berry
Audio file details:
Media: hard drive and CD.
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rhodesia; army (rhodesia); national service (uk); military recruitment (rhodesia); emigration (from uk); federal army; disabilities; pensions; discipline; corporal punishment; education; kenya; mau mau; television coverage; military heritage; monarchy; royalism; pioneers (early settlers); customs and traditions (british); loyalty; second world war (1939-1945); immigration; military training (rhodesia); chilapalapa; ethnic groups (in rhodesian security forces); racial segregation; servants; afrikaners; malayan emergency (1948-1960); aden, yemen; king’s african rifles; chinyanja; interpreting; african languages; independence; federation of rhodesia and nyasaland; marriage; interethnic relations; cultural identity (rhodesian); 1st battalion, rhodesian african rifles; military recruitment (nationalist); sekeramayi, sydney tigere, doctor (b 1944); political corruption; boundaries; unilateral declaration of independence (1965); international relations (rhodesia-uk); terrorism; military theory; military equipment; armoured fighting vehicles; land mines; economic sanctions; self reliance (development strategies); operation nickel; military incursions; insurgency; maritime warfare; war dead; war casualties; operation cauldron; masuku, lookout; zimbabwe people’s revolutionary army (zipra); zimbabwe african national liberation army (zanla); china; russia; korea; ceasefire; assembly points; nkomo, joshua mqabuko nyongolo (1917-1999); shona; matabele; tongogara, josiah magama (1938-1979); homicide; emigration (from rhodesia); south africa; military intelligence; special branch; external operations; zambia; pseudo operations; communism; politics; customs and traditions (african); black african peoples; fear; spirit mediums; war damage; psychological operations; ministry of information, immigration and tourism; propaganda; crime reporting; afghanistan; censorship; fire force; helicopters; army (uk); 1 brigade, zimbabwe national army; family disorganization; funerals; call ups; territorial army (rhodesia); chiwenge, (chinenge) dominic (b 1956); independence (of zimbabwe); ethnic conflicts; victoria province, rhodesia; rhodesian front (rf); banda, hastings kamuzu (1896-1997); malawi; economic and social development; sekeramayi, sydney tigere, doctor (b 1944); nhongo, rex; 5 brigade, zimbabwe national army; british empire; colonialism; independence; Rhodesian Oral History Project