Interview with Richard (Spike) McKenna, male, formerly Rhodesian Army.
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Interview undertaken in Berkshire on 05/06/2009 by Sue Onslow
Audio file details:
Media: hard drive and CD.
Format: wav and mp3.
Size: 648MB and 58.7MB.
rhodesia; army (rhodesia); emigration (from uk); education; african languages; servants; social class; social stratification; congo; television coverage; unilateral declaration of independence (1965); politics; sanctions busting; international trade; special branch; territorial army (rhodesia); family; volunteer work; national service (rhodesia); police reserves; call ups; international relations (rhodesia-uk); terrorism; russia; china; communism; tanzania; propaganda; war dead; contact (with opposition); heritage; shangani patrol (1893); emigration (from rhodesia); psychological trauma; alcoholism; drugs; revenge; torture; interrogation; whites; fear; black african peoples; liberalism; ethnic groups (in rhodesian security forces); gender roles; independence (of zimbabwe); south africa; childhood; mugabe, robert gabriel (b 1924); Rhodesian Oral History Project