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By Kevin Thomas
Many of the tales aren't for the squeamish and inform of the aberrant habit of man-eating lions and killer crocodiles, tales of brave Rhodesian video game rangers who whereas combating to maintain the flora and fauna of a pretty kingdom have been additionally battling opposed to brutal terrorist forces.
The writer additionally relates a few of his reports as a pseudo counter-terrorist operator within the elite Selous Scouts through the Rhodesian Bush warfare, and covers lots of his stories as a qualified hunter within the fascinating global of African Safari.
Having additionally served within the past South African period ‘black fatherland’ of Ciskei he deals an often-humorous perception into lifestyles through the wayward period.
This fascinating booklet of experience ends with a glance into what it's wish to paintings in war-torn Iraq within the specialized box of safety Escort Teams.
About the Author
Kevin Thomas was once born in British colonial Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) in 1950. In 1967 at age 17 he joined the Rhodesian division of nationwide Parks & natural world administration as a cadet video game ranger and thereafter served as a video game ranger for 6 years, 3 of that have been within the distant Zambezi Valley.
During this time he met and married Brenda and after resigning from the dep. they ventured right into a brief lived safari operation, thwarted by means of the escalating Rhodesian Bush warfare, forcing the company into closure. He then joined the common Rhodesian military as a distinct Forces soldier and one of many founder participants of the Selous Scouts, an impressive counter-insurgency unit.
After 5 years common particular Forces provider he departed the military in mid-1979 and once again grew to become to specialist searching & safari in Southern Africa. In January 2004 he joined Erinys Iraq the place he served for 2 years as a safety Escort workforce venture lead, earlier than returning to a pro searching profession in April 2006.
An finished looking author Kevin additionally writes on a regular basis for numerous open air magazines resembling Magnum in South Africa & carrying Rifle within the united kingdom, he has written a moment e-book monitoring the Memory.
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Video game Ranger, specific strength Soldier, specialist Hunter and private safety Officer – Shadows in an African Twilight is a set of attention-grabbing tales a few lifetime of experience unfold throughout approximately 4 many years in Africa and culminating in Iraq. a few of the tales should not for the squeamish and inform of the aberrant habit of man-eating lions and killer crocodiles, tales of brave Rhodesian video game rangers who whereas struggling with to maintain the flora and fauna of an attractive state have been additionally combating opposed to brutal terrorist forces.
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