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By John Sweetman

The port of Balaclava was once the most important in conserving the provision strains for the Allied siege of Sevastapol. The Russian assault in October 1854 as a result posed an enormous probability to the survival of the Allied reason. This booklet examines intimately the an important conflict of Balaclava, together with: the assault at the redoubts; the motion of "the skinny purple line" during which an collection of approximately seven hundred British troops, a few invalids, have been deserted by way of their Turkish allies; the next cost of the Heavy Brigade; and the main recognized a part of the conflict: the notorious cost of the sunshine Brigade.

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P. W. Botha, as the South African defence minister, had always tried to back Ian Smith to the hilt, but Vorster and particularly his eminence grise, the intelligence chief Hendrik van den Bergh, spiked some of Botha’s more adventurous plans to intervene in Rhodesia, as well as in Angola and Mozambique. When Botha became prime minister in September 1978, South African equipment and troops (often in Rhodesian uniform) poured in. Large South African helicopters (the French-supplied Pumas) and the crack Reconnaissance Commandos took part in Rhodesian cross-border raids (‘externals’ in Rhodesian parlance), especially against guerrilla bases in Mozambique.

Africans called the outbreaks Zhii, an emotive word implying desperate and frustrated violence. But the victims were mainly blacks, and the European response was to stiffen their own resistance to political reform. Legislation like the Law and Order Maintenance Act (1960), which gave the government sweeping powers for the control of political opposition and laid down draconian penalties for politically motivated crimes, and the election of the Rhodesian Front − which was committed to white supremacy − in Southern Rhodesia in December 1962, symbolized white determination to resist African political aspirations.

That number could probably be multiplied several times if the men, women and children who gave occasional but vital assistance to the guerrillas are counted for their contribution to the guerrillas’ military effort. Guerrilla armies are usually young armies. Certainly the unmarried youth welcomed the chance to challenge not only white rule, but also their village elders.

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