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Monthly Archives: May 2021

A Solemn Promise: Missing in Action

America has over 83,000 Missing in Action Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines. This film trailer gives us a poignant look at the families of these MIAs. All have sacrificed brothers, fathers and sons to America’s wars. Often these families go an entire lifetime without knowing how or where their loved …

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Rhodesia’s Bush War: Attack on a Fireforce Base, Part II

Attack on a Rhodesian Fireforce Base. by Henri Lepetit all text photos copyright Henri Lepetit PART I Well into the Cold War after the US had fired its final angry shot in Vietnam Rhodesia became the last western democracy engaged in a hot one fighting for its survival against a …

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A Former Marine and Vietnam Vet Becomes a Merc

Against insurmountable odds, Ian Smith’s regime held out for 15 years against the machinations of perfidious Britain, the U.S. State Department and the corrupt U.N. with the help of foreign volunteers from all over the world…including the U.S.  SoF was with them all the way…and was responsible, through its reporting …

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‘Rhodesia’s Bush War:Rhodesian SAS Hit the Fuel Depot in Beira Mozambique’

Rhodesian SAS hit the Fuel Depot in Beira, Mozambique By Henri LePettit, Feature, Photos copyright  After the mid-70’s Carnation Revolution when the socialists were voted in back home, the Portuguese ditched their foothold in Mozambique. They were sent packing in a panic, ending overnight almost five hundred years of presence. …

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SAS IN RHODESIA: ‘WE DARED TO WIN’ REVIEW

REVIEW: ‘WE DARED TO WIN’By Colonel Eeben Barlow  Africa Unauthorized Hannes Wessels’ latest book ‘We Dared to Win’ is a book no serious student of war in Africa should be without. It chronicles the final years of a very special clandestine military unit, and a haemorrhaging and dying country. It …

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Rhodesia’s Bush War: Attack on a Fireforce Base, Part I

Attack on a Rhodesian Fireforce Base. by Henri Lepetit, photos and text copyright  Well into the Cold War after the US had fired its final angry shot in Vietnam Rhodesia became the last western democracy engaged in a hot one fighting for its survival against a communist dictatorship takeover. In …

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