Books tagged: rhodesia

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Intake 131
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 62,700. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
In 1973, Sandy Sanderson attended School of Infantry in Gwelo, in what was then central Rhodesia, for officer training. Now, more than 40 years on, he has written a book based on the diary he kept. The result is a frank and detailed account of the training as it happened. The book will be intriguing to people with an interest in the military.
Dying Days
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 113,570. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
It’s the end of Mugabe’s reign. Factions jockey for power. The scene is set for civil war. Ex Special Forces soldier Matt Reid is on a quest to find the truth about his biological father but what he finds will shake the foundations of all he once believed in and trusted. His journey will take him from England to Australia to Zimbabwe, and back in time to the Rhodesian war in the 1970s.
Keep Off This Grass
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,930. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014 by ButterflyBooks. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
This exciting novel was written by a man who lived and worked in colonial Rhodesia in the 1930s, and he wrote about the things that he knew at that time. Ranching and mining were being attacked by international insurgents with an ulterior motive.
Art of War Paper: The Rhodesian African Rifles - The Growth and Adaptation of a Multicultural Regiment through the Rhodesian Bush War, 1965-1980 - Mugabe, Nkomo, Kissinger
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 88,330. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This paper in the series deals with the Rhodesian Bush War. The Rhodesian African Rifles overcame profoundly divisive racial and tribal differences among its members because a transcendent "regimental culture" superseded the disparate cultures of its individual soldiers and officers.
Acacia - Secrets of an African Painting
Price: Free! Words: 118,800. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
Two families battle across time and continents in the hunt for a treasure buried in the African bush. Loves and loyalties are tested as one seeks riches and answers to a century-old mystery while the other wants to restore tribal pride at any cost. James & Tara Braughton travel to Africa to solve the riddle, but they discover disturbing truths that could either change lives - or end them.
The Road to Zimbabwe
Price: $7.77 USD. Words: 74,220. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
This is the story of Zimbabwe - told as a series of dramatized adventures interspersed with just a little history. It covers the period from 1190 AD to the current year, 2013. Told in 3 parts, Zambezia, takes us to around 1900; Rhodesia, to 1980, and Zimbabwe to the present day, 2013.
Zimbabwe, A Simple History
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 21,150. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is the story of Zimbabwe from the Stone Age to the present, told in a light but entertaining way by the country’s first guide writer and its first archaeologist guide. Illustrated by both photos and line drawings it also describes the location of all the major historical and archaeological sites. This is an update of a highly successful hard copy guide first published over 20 years ago.
Born to Fish Forced to Work
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,730. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Shooting
The 2012 season saw 1384 Wild Brown Trout caught to one boat in Caithness and Sunderland. This is the sporting and working story of Roger’s 70 years of fly fishing that started at Glenforsa, the Isle of Mull in the west of Scotland in 1942, then moving to Africa Rhodesia Brahman cattle farming with some extraordary duck shooting. Then a fly fishing school and lodge in the west of Ireland.
Fearful Odds
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,110. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013 by Pegasus Elliot Mackenzie Publishers Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is an autobiographical account of 23 years in the British South African Police Force.
To Fly!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,270. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
"To Fly!" is a compendium of stories about flying adventures of a father and son, the father in the RAF and the son in Zimbabwe. Bill Igoe learned to fly an aeroplane in 1934, forty years after the death of the Wright Brothers' inspiration Lilienthal. And Bill’s son Brian learned to fly forty years after that, when the Concorde was around. Both had a lot of stories to tell.