Interview with Brian Lay, male, formerly British South Africa Police.
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Interview undertaken in Essex on 26/08/2009 by Annie Berry
Audio file details:
Media: hard drive and CD
Format: wav and mp3
Size: 1.29GB and 119MB
rhodesia; british south africa police; military recruitment (rhodesia); rhodesia house, the strand (london, uk); conscription; national service (uk); racial discrimination; racial segregation; british empire; cultural identity (rhodesian); medical treatment; customs and traditions (british); margaret, rose, princess (1930-2002); monarchy; royalism; welensky, sir raphael (roy); federation of rhodesia and nyasaland; rural areas; nationalism; political protests; special branch; riots; mugabe, robert gabriel (b 1924); independence; unilateral declaration of independence (1965); censorship; rationing; sanctions busting; self reliance (development strategies); production; firearms; military training (rhodesia); emigration (from rhodesia); terrorism; joint operations command (joc); police anti-terrorist unit (patu); mozambique; military uniform; wilson, james harold, baron wilson of rievaulx (1916-1995); nkomo, joshua mqabuko nyongolo (1917-1999); viscount air disasters (1978, 1979); insurgency; boundaries; todd, reginald stephen garfield (1908-2002); elections; torture; civilian war deaths; ceasefire; contact (with opposition); communism; international relations (rhodesia-uk); smith, ian douglas (1919-2007); kissinger, henry alfred (b 1923); carrington, peter alexander rupert (b 1919); rewards for a discovery; crime reporting; congo; afghanistan; weapons; land mines; uk; cost of living; family; walls, george peter, lieutenant general (b 1927); thatcher, margaret hilda (b 1925); Rhodesian Oral History Project