Interview with Sean von Stranz, male, formerly Rhodesian Army.
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Interview undertaken in Somerset on 16/10/2009 by Annie Berry
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rhodesia; family disorganization; travel; tanganyika; second world war (1939-1945); lonrho; farming; poultry farming; schools; cultural values; customs and traditions (british); cultural isolation; cultural identity (rhodesian); economic sanctions; manufacturing industry; self reliance (development strategies); south africa; german (cultural identity); heritage; pioneers (early settlers); colonialism; discipline; corporal punishment; british; independence; gurkhas; unilateral declaration of independence (1965); army (uk); international relations (rhodesia-uk); wilson, james harold, baron wilson of rievaulx (1916-1995); royal rhodesian air force; military heritage; loyalty; customs and traditions (african); cultural development; economic and social development; ethnic groups (in rhodesian security forces); ethnic conflicts; rhodesian african rifles; interethnic relations; military recruitment (uk); paternalism; black african peoples; commemorative events; identity; emigration (from rhodesia); mercenaries; occupational status (in rhodesian security forces); kenya; social class; smith, ian douglas (1919-2007); counterinsurgency (coin); malayan emergency (1948-1960); boundaries; frontiers; military strategy; military logistics; tracking; american (cultural identity); communism; socialism; cold war; military recruitment (nationalist); abduction; china; russia; arms industry; matabele; shona; zimbabwe african national liberation army (zanla); zimbabwe people’s revolutionary army (zipra); military training (nationalist); military strategy (nationalist); terrorism; violence against the person; rape; civilian war deaths; call ups; equal opportunity; spirit mediums; psychological trauma; insurgency; fire force; air warfare; pride; excitement; conscription; national service (uk); national service (rhodesia); conscientious objectors; umtali, rhodesia; aerial bombardment; fort victoria, rhodesia; rhodesian air force, 7 squadron; maritime warfare; motorboats; kariba, rhodesia; radar; resources (military); elections; election campaigns; coup; mugabe, robert gabriel (b 1924); independence (of zimbabwe); assembly points; homicide; ethnic conflicts; political corruption; monitoring forces; nkomo, joshua mqabuko nyongolo (1917-1999); viscount air disasters (1978, 1979); sanctions busting; whites; nationalism; independece; marxism; oman; veterans; national youth service, zimbabwe (youth brigade); movement for democratic change (mdc); political intimidation; imprisonment; racism; passports; nationality; weather; unemployment; social security; social participation; ; evolution; british empire; economic and social development; Rhodesian Oral History Project