Bound for Africa: Cold War Fight Along the Zambezi

Naval Institute Press
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This is the story of the author's introduction to Africa at a time when much of the continent was in the grips of Cold War skirmishes between the free world and the communist forces of China and the Soviet Union. Frayed from three years of service during the Vietnam War, Hubbard traveled to Africa intending to become a rural policeman in a quiet area of what was then Rhodesia. The counterinsurgency war flared soon after, a conflict that bore many of the same characteristics of the country he had just left. This is a very personal story of the frustrations he faced and of the attitudes and spirit of the nation's racially mixed security force.
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Publisher
Naval Institute Press
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Published on
Sep 2, 2013
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Pages
326
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ISBN
9781612514215
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Language
English
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Genres
History / Military / Other
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