A Skirmish In Africa

Sahli Daryl

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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: As New
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: MyStory Publishing
Publisher Place: West End, Qld
Publisher Year: 2011
Edition: First Edition

Description: 317 pages. Book appears to have hardly been read and is in As new condition throughout. A Desperate Colonial Struggle On A Continent Torn By War. Based On Fact.

Publishers Description: Set in an almost forgotten guerrilla war in what is now called Zimbabwe during the 1970s, this is a journey into the world of young men fighting and dying at the behest of their political masters. The strain of having to survive close-quarter skirmishes preoccupy the combatants, who helplessly find themselves caught up in a conflict spinning out of control. Mike Smith, an insecure nineteen-year old national serviceman, is immersed in a bloody insurgency witnessing horrors that seem too much for a young man to have to bear. Tongerai Chabanga, a commander of the liberation movement, must withstand political pressure from his leaders outside the country to prosecute the war in a manner he disagrees with. At the same time, he is faced with atrocities perpetrated of a depraved Soviet Spetznaz military advisor who threatens to undo the work he has done.

ISBN: 9780987156402


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