BUSH WAR OPERATOR, memoirs of the Rhodesian Light Infrantry, Selous Scouts and beyond

: Balaam (A.)

R 490.00
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251pp, b/w & colour illus., maps, paperback , Solihull, 2014


Andrew Balaam was a member of the Rhodesian Light Infantry and later the Selous Scouts during the Rhodesian Bush War. At the end of the war he left Rhodesia and joined Ron Reid Daly and other former members of the Scouts in the Transkei, and was involved in the attempted coups in the Ciskei and Lesotho.

"The finest account I've read on the Selous Scouts. Without any kind of glorification whatsoever, Andy Balaam tells it like it was - the fear, the terror, the adrenaline highs of combat in the bush - and it is one of the first accounts to actually describe in depth the workings of the Scouts fames 'pseudo ops'." Chris Cocks, author of "Fireforce"