Over the years there have been and still are Publications, Articles and Schools of thought
for and against what occured in Rhodesia. It is still a subject that can inflame the passions
of all persuasions. The attached links to Wikepedia and other reference sites provides a
reasonably factual synopsis of the events of the period.
During the first World War such a large portion of the population volunteered for service
that enlistment had to be curtailed by law to enable the country to continue to function
effectivley. The second World war again saw considerable representations throughout the
Allied services and there were involvements in other theatres leading up to UDI in the 60's.
Rhodesia has the honour of providing a greater percentage of combatants per head of
population in two wars than any other country within the British Empire of the time.
In keeping with the level of participation of previous calls to Arms the peoples of Rhodesia
committed themselves totally to the defence of their country. Out of this conflict were born
some of the finest Combat units operating worldwide at the time, attracting recruitment and
benchmark recognition internationally.
It is pointless re creating information already available on the net and readers will find
many links to articles and websites deemed to be factual and representative.
We recognise all Combatants and Service personnel from all Regiments and encourage
communications or input from interested associated parties.
Link to Military Photographs of the Rhodesian War, considerable bandwidth and patience
may be required as some of the scanned images are rather large, as are the utterings of
some of the contributors but there are many priceless photographs that can be selected
individually and saved.
The Rhodesian Light Infantry Regimental
Assocation of Australasia