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  1. The RLI Association

    Hi
    The RLI Association can be found at http://www.therli.com assuming you're not already aware. I personally don't know of this specific documentary, but there are contact details for the various...
  2. Choppertech

    Howzit - Apologies if the following webpage has been highlighted elsewhere, I missed it. This is a blog containing the notes etc for a book no longer being written, called Choppertech.
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  3. And not without good reason: ...

    And not without good reason:
    http://www.rhodesia.nl/quartz.htm

    I remember many of us on the ground were annoyed when Quartz was cancelled, but we were young and we didnt really give any thought...
  4. Mud wall and 30mm

    Someone mentioned 30mm canon shells struggle to go through those walls, how thick are the ceilings etc, would they be as difficult?
  5. Yes, but someone in trouble who gets only a...

    Yes, but someone in trouble who gets only a snatch, or worse, nothing, would settle for a crappy Lynx, or even a Mad Max Cessna float plane with an GPMG in the back. We haven't remotely got enough...
  6. Sirs, Corporals, Privates and whatever. Hopefully...

    Sirs, Corporals, Privates and whatever. Hopefully that covers everyone :)

    Sorry the slow reply.



    lol! Oh goody, a roasting. Er . . . I'm Rhodesian, yes we're rebellious and proud, and...
  7. Understood on the Apache, I was thinking more of...

    Understood on the Apache, I was thinking more of schrapnel coverage if the shell strike is in trees etc, or what the coverage is for a single modern 30mm striking hard or soft ground? Our quad was...
  8. Thank you for the replies. Arrogant? Yes,...

    Thank you for the replies.

    Arrogant? Yes, came with the territory, an absolute must in the RLI, we know who we are, and our limits, and we fight accordingly.

    30mm? Yes very nice, but I need...
  9. I remember a Brit Bobby on a truck ranting, "They...

    I remember a Brit Bobby on a truck ranting, "They cant do this, they cant do this," just after his vehicle got rocketed and shot up by a few terrs who didnt bother with things like "agreed...
  10. White Crosses

    Sirs

    As an ex-RLI Trooper, too naughty to promote, I'm hoping I may add a few thoughts from the bottom of the pile on the Ant Farm? We had an interesting experience at the end of the Rhodesian...
  11. 68 Percent

    David, this one is a hornets nest lol!

    Mmmm . . . yes . . . being acutely aware of the friendly rivalry between the RLI and the Selous Scouts on the one hand, the Selous Scouts and Special Branch...
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    Any additional comment from self would be...

    Any additional comment from self would be somewhat needless:

    http://www.zimtelegraph.com/?p=5075

    I.R.
  13. PS Somewhat inflamatory that web page, apologies...

    PS Somewhat inflamatory that web page, apologies for any offence caused. I.R
  14. The Cheetah Magazine

    Sirs

    A PDF file of this particular issue of the Cheetah is available on the web at the following address, together with other material which may also be of interest:
    ...
  15. Scouting

    Sirs

    The following link will be of interest to those of us whose days of running over mountains has somewhat been superceded by the struggle to get out of the arm chair for the next beer. It...
  16. No man you gents got it all wrong, Rhodesia was a...

    No man you gents got it all wrong, Rhodesia was a country, Zimbabwe Ruins is its national symbol, if he`s buying the beer he can sign up by placing his X here ....... Mine`s a Castle!

    Ya ok it was...
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    Sirs The comments in the article found at the...

    Sirs

    The comments in the article found at the following link pretty much sum up the present state of affairs.

    http://www.thezimbabwetimes.com/?p=5097

    I.R
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    PS Gee I really hope I got this wrong!!! They...

    PS Gee I really hope I got this wrong!!! They (we) deserve something better than a terrorist for a president. I.R
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    Re Power Sharing

    Sir

    Yes there has been an agreement on power sharing, however at the present time said agreement appears to be wobbling over who gets what Cabinet position. Mugabe retains his position as Head of...
  20. Selous Scouts

    http://edition.cnn.com/2008/WORLD/meast/09/09/iraq.secret/index.html

    High-Tech Selous Scout ops?

    I.R
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    Rhodesia`s unfinished business, Zimbabwe`s real...

    Rhodesia`s unfinished business, Zimbabwe`s real problem. I.R.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1031975/The-dirty-half-dozen-The-generals-ruthless-blood-thirsty-Mugabe.html
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    Blood Brothers

    http://zimbabwemetro.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/mbekimugabepapers.pdf

    Makes facinating reading, if genuine.

    I.R
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    http://www.thezimbabwetimes.com/ MASVINGO - A...

    http://www.thezimbabwetimes.com/

    MASVINGO - A senior officer serving with the Zimbabwe National Army Major General Engelbert Rugeje yesterday said soldiers will be out in full force
    on Friday to...
  24. 200 foot parachute jump

    In this instance the load was dropped down the length of a rising valley, with the pilot of the Dakota apparently failing to account for the rising ground. The first ouens out the door were ok, but...
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    Thabo Mbeki says there is "no crisis" in Zim . ....

    Thabo Mbeki says there is "no crisis" in Zim . . . . .
    http://www.sokwanele.com/sendcard
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