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New Book - Matabele

Matabele – The War of 1893 and the 1896 Rebellion
Chris Ash
Published by 30 Degrees South Publishers
ISBN: 978-1-928211-89-1

Publisher Dust Cover Review: This is the first history, which covers both wars in a single volume, allowing the reader to see how they flowed seamlessly into one another and how they impacted on the southern Africa. 162 more words

Book Review

Oranges & Sunshine - by Margaret Humphreys (2011)

Note: This book was originally published under the title “Empty Cradles” in 1994.

Before reading this book, I had never heard of child migration. It was a practice started in Britain back in 1618. 254 more words

Biography And Non-fiction

Rhodesia AA Automobile Association Metal Car Bumper Badge - VALUED AT $40

The Association was founded in 1923 by Sir Crawford Douglas-Jones who was at that time Resident Commissioner for Southern Rhodesia. Through the generosity of some businessmen, the first General Meeting of the Association was held in July 1923 at the Zimbabwe Ruins.

Sold – April 25, 2016 – $40

Rhodesia

What's a Mugabe?

What’s a Mugabe?

What’s a Mugabe?

I recently read Martin Meredith’s book, Mugabe: Power, Plunder, and the Struggle for Zimbabwe’s Future. My boyfriend saw the book and asked me what a “Mug-a-bee” was. 1,847 more words

Politics/Ideas

Rhodesia Bush War Operations Copper Plaques on Leather Hanger - VALUED AT $30

The Rhodesian Bush War required that each of the security forces work in a combined effort to combat the enemy. Therefore it became essential to establish an organisation known as Combined Operations in Salisbury to co-ordinate the efforts of each service. 27 more words

Militaria

Juneteenth

So my birthday is this coming Sunday. It also happens to be my “Golden Birthday”. This is when you turn the age of the day you were born. 71 more words

Not Your Average Girl