Disarmed & Wounded: How to Crash Land a Disabled Helicopter Alongside 27 Terrorists Firing AK47s & Win? Ask a Rhodesian!

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  1. AnnE says:

    Referring to the photo of the exhausted young RLI man resting against the tree trunk with his eyes closed, his name is Russell Philips and he won the Silver Cross medal while serving. He died in July 2020, may he Rest in Peace and condolences to his family.

    Here is his story linked to Hannes Wessel’s website:


    “In September 1977 he was the Lance-Corporal in charge of a section of four men sweeping a rocky outcrop in search of the enemy when an officer pursued a ZANLA (Zimbabwe African National Liberation Army) guerrilla into a cave. On hearing firing Russell ran to investigate only to discover that the officer had not re-emerged. Suspecting he was wounded within he crawled inside …… “

  2. Linde says:

    Like a guiding star, Rhodesia’s heroic legacy will shine ever more brightly over the entire West as the Communist Revolution deepens into night. Respect and honour to Rhodesians throughout the world.

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