Rhodesian Light Infantryman 1961–80

Rhodesian Light Infantryman 1961–80 Neil Grant Peter Dennis
  • Title: Rhodesian Light Infantryman 1961–80
  • Author: Neil Grant Peter Dennis
  • ISBN: 9781472809629
  • Page: 295
  • Format: Paperback
  • Rhodesian Light Infantryman 1961–80 Neil Grant Peter Dennis Rhodesian Light Infantryman The st Battalion The Rhodesian Light Infantry RLI was one of the most innovative and successful counter insurgency units in modern history developing and perfecting a range of tactics and operati
    The 1st Battalion, The Rhodesian Light Infantry RLI , was one of the most innovative and successful counter insurgency units in modern history, developing and perfecting a range of tactics and operational concepts that have since become standard practise in modern military forces Formed in 1961 and then re formed in 1964 as a commando battalion after the dissolution of tThe 1st Battalion, The Rhodesian Light Infantry RLI , was one of the most innovative and successful counter insurgency units in modern history, developing and perfecting a range of tactics and operational concepts that have since become standard practise in modern military forces Formed in 1961 and then re formed in 1964 as a commando battalion after the dissolution of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, the RLI was an all white unit that incorporated foreign soldiers from South Africa, The UK, USA, Canada and Europe into its ranks It was a key weapon in independent Rhodesia s struggle against the Zimbabwe African National Liberation Army ZANLA and Zimbabwe People s Revolutionary Army ZIPRA during the bloody Rhodesian Bush War This comprehensive study explores the unit s dramatic history, revealing the RLI s fearsome airborne and combat capacity, which gave the unit, at times, near total tactical superiority against its opponents.
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    1. Excellent overview of the Rhodesian Light Infantry, the rapid reaction force of Rhodesia during its long fight against Marxist guerrillas The RLI never enjoyed the technological advantages that the U.S Army of the time could claim, nor was it lavishly funded and equipped as some European regiments were However, the RLI managed to consistently find and defeat the terrs by using the most suitable equipment available and tactical innovations, such as the Fireforce concept Splendidly illustrated wit [...]

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    2. Standard Osprey book fare, good eye for the little details and strong analysis of the tactical development of the RLI in relation to their unique sanctions hit situation and area of operations Like many books about Rhodesia, it just about manages to avoid an explicitly political slant, though the usual observation that Zimbabwe is worse off under majority rule creeps in.

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    3. A good introduction to the unit When I purchased the booklet, I figured it was about the entire Rhodesian army based on the title I didn t realize that the RLI was just one elite battalion of the army Still, it was a worthwhile read and piqued my interest to perhaps look into detailed accounts of the war in Rhodesia Zimbabwe.

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