1. untallguy

    Survival Course

    Survival Course is Chris Cocks' story of his life after he left the Rhodesian Light Infantry. It can be read as a stand alone but works best as a sequel to his first book, Fire Force. It describes his life at the end of the Bush War, working as a farm manager and a Police Reservist, the creation...
  2. untallguy

    Fire Force

    Fire Force is the autobiographical account of a young soldier who served three years in the Rhodesian Light Infantry. The author, Chris Cocks, fought in the late 1970s in the Rhodesian Bush War and his story is simply epic I've read a number of accounts of the Bush War, some general history...
  3. Captain_Crusty

    The SAS in Rhodesia: We Dared to Win

    'The SAS in Rhodesia: we dared to win' is a fascinating collection of first hand accounts of the Rhodesian SAS during the Rhodesian War. The author is Hannes Wessels (author of A Handful of Hard Men) who has teamed up with Andre Scheepers, who served as both a trooper and an officer within the...
  4. mercurydancer

    Spider Zero Seven

    Its a distinctly strange book. Not that Mike Borlace is making anything up, its just a bit odd. Less eloquent than Chickenhawk or Snake Pilot. He calls his (male) dog Doris and took him on sorties. No reflection on how he became a pilot, or why, or anything else much. Apart from the short two...
  5. D

    Info on the Grey Scouts

    I've recently been talking to a gentleman about his service within the Grey Scouts and it seems we have kind of hit it off. Is there a specific Grey Scout Association within the UK which I could get some more info about his service history and also are there any accurate books on the Scouts...