• Short Summary

    On the second day of the 12th Annual Wankie Show in Rhodesia on Saturday (19 August), E-Company members of the First Battalion Rhodesian African Rifles staged a mock battle in the middle of the arena.

  • Description

    On the second day of the 12th Annual Wankie Show in Rhodesia on Saturday (19 August), E-Company members of the First Battalion Rhodesian African Rifles staged a mock battle in the middle of the arena. A light aircraft and helicopter joined in the battle, which included troop advances using automatic weapons and mortar-fire. The Battalion makes up part of the defence force which guards Rhodesian borders against terrorist infiltration. Wankie is close to the Zambian, border and lies within a "defence belt".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2TXQQ2YC8FL3G80VCM1OPOO5D
    Media URN:
    VLVA2TXQQ2YC8FL3G80VCM1OPOO5D
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/08/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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