Interview with Paul and Petah French, male and female, formerly Rhodesian Army.
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Interview undertaken in Somerset on 30/10/2009 by Sue Onslow
Audio file details:
Media: hard drive and CD.
Format: wav and mp3.
Size: 1.06GB and 99.1MB.
rhodesia; army (rhodesia); pilots; army (uk); colonialism; women; gender roles; social participation; racial segregation; servants; whites; black african peoples; interethnic relations; terrorism; unilateral declaration of independence (1965); economic sanctions; rationing; clubs; military recruitment (rhodesia); c squadron, rhodesian special air service regiment (sas); resignation (from rhodesian security forces); external operations; mozabmique; selous scouts; occupational status (in rhodesian security forces); stannard, dan; reid-daly, (ron) ronald francis, lieutenant colonel (b 1926); side switching; revenge; pseudo operations; military intelligence; contact (with opposition); dead bodies; communism; mugabe, robert gabriel (b 1924); nationalism; russia; military uniform; prisoners of war; interrogation; wages; special branch; war crimes; mau mau; malayan emergency (1948-1960); fire force; poisoning; war damage; grenades; chemical warfare; military strategy (rhodesia); military theory; war dead; currency; zambia; helicopters; war casualties; military tactics; disabilities; medical rehabilitation; mental health; psychological trauma; alcoholism; drugs; funerals; holidays; call ups; equal opportunity; conscription; emigration (from rhodesia); election campaigns; coup; resistencia nacional mocambicana (renamo); south africa; frente de libertacao de mocambique (frelimo); political corruption; united states of america (usa); south african army; cultural values; cultural identity (rhodesian); patriotism; Rhodesian Oral History Project