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ﭏ  Format Kindle [ Green Leader: Operation Gatling, the Rhodesian Military's Response To The Viscount Tragedy ] For Free ᐱ ePUB By Ian Pringle ᑱ ﭏ Format Kindle [ Green Leader: Operation Gatling, the Rhodesian Military's Response To The Viscount Tragedy ] For Free ᐱ ePUB By Ian Pringle ᑱ On 3 September 1978, a Russian supplied heat seeking missile shot down an Air Rhodesia Viscount civilian airliner shortly after it took off from the lakeside holiday resort of Kariba in the Zambezi Valley Miraculously, 18 people, including small children, survived the crash only for most of them to be gunned down in cold blood shortly after the crash by terrorists loyal to the Zimbabwe African Peoples Union ZAPU leader Joshua Nkomo Just days before the plane was shot down, the Rhodesian leader, Ian Smith, had met secretly with Nkomo for discussions, brokered by Britain, Zambia and Nigeria However, this event dramatically changed the political landscape and wrecked a plan by the British government to mold an alliance between Smith and the Ndebele leader Nkomo, and smoothed the path for the Shona leader Robert Mugabe to become the first leader of Zimbabwe In this fascinating two part account, Ian Pringle author ofDingo Firestorm , describes the Viscount tragedy and the military response He uses exclusive interviews with two survivors of the crash and the massacre, and with the first person to arrive at the horrendous crash scene commanding officer of the Rhodesian SAS Regiment , as well as accounts from other key witnesses, to recreate the tragic event He describes the white hot anger felt by the small white community in Rhodesia, who howled for revenge and demanded martial law and total war The Rhodesian military responded with Operation Gatling, a risky three phased revenge attack on Nkomos guerilla bases and infrastructure in Zambia The prime target was Nkomos military headquarters on the outskirts of Lusaka, the Zambian capital The author uses a cockpit voice recording from the lead Canberra bomber, and exclusive interviews with the lead navigator and pilots involved in the raid to tell a fascinating, authentic and gripping story of the audacious attack, which became known as the Green Leader Raid On the same day as Green Leader, two bases in Zambia were attacked using air power and elite paratroops and helitroops in a well honed tactic known as vertical envelopment Pringle uses his own experience as a jet and helicopter pilot, and skydiver, as well as top secret documents and interviews with key personnel involved in Operation Gatling to recreate a gripping account of Rhodesias first large scale attacks on Zambia He describes the aftermath, another tragedy and a reprisal attack in Angola, which brought southern Africa to the very brink of a full scale regional war Green Leader is an exciting recreation of a calamitous time in southern African history.After national service in the South African Air Force, Ian Pringle migrated to Rhodesia to work as an industrial chemist and flew aircraft as a hobby He was drafted into the Police Reserve Air Wing as a pilot, and was involved in numerous enemy contacts Pringle read his MBA in the UK and worked for Castrol International and BP plc at a senior executive level, spending much of his career in Asia and Europe He learnt to fly helicopters and ex military jets in England He retired to Cape Town in 2004, bringing two Cold War jets with him, and he teamed up with Thunder City, where he still flies the Hawker Hunter, Buccaneer and aerobatic aircraft. 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    • Green Leader: Operation Gatling, the Rhodesian Military's Response To The Viscount Tragedy
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    • Format Kindle
    • 243 pages
    • Ian Pringle
    • Anglais
    • 01 November 2016

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