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Old 9 February 2018, 20:18
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Three Sips Of Gin

Halfway thru it, easy read, growing up in Africa as a youngster, leaving, coming back at 18 and joining the RLI and becoming a SELOUS scout.

https://www.amazon.com/Three-Sips-Gi.../dp/0615455522
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Old 9 February 2018, 21:16
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Great book, one of the regular reads in my rotation.
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Old 9 February 2018, 21:33
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Great book.
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Old 9 February 2018, 22:00
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I was just looking at this and the Bush War of Rhodesia on Amazon today. Have you read the Croukamp one? Preference?
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I was just looking at this and the Bush War of Rhodesia on Amazon today. Have you read the Croukamp one? Preference?
Both a good reads. I have several books by Rhodesian or South African authors. Good ones to start with are the Bax and Croukamp books, as well as:

A Handful of Hard Men by Hannes Wessels
Scribbling the Cat by Alexandra Fuller
Against All Odds by Eeben Barlow
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Old 9 February 2018, 22:49
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Both a good reads. I have several books by Rhodesian or South African authors. Good ones to start with are the Bax and Croukamp books, as well as:

A Handful of Hard Men by Hannes Wessels
Scribbling the Cat by Alexandra Fuller
Against All Odds by Eeben Barlow
Have you read Fuller’s earlier book, ‘Don’t Let’s Go Out To The Dogs Tonight’?
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Old 9 February 2018, 22:51
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Thanks. Looks like I'm going to have to get a Kindle with the prices on the physical books.
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Old 9 February 2018, 22:57
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I found the book on https://bayourenaissanceman.blogspot.com
Peter Grant's web place

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Peter Grant on the left...LtCol Ron Reid-Daly on the right
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Old 9 February 2018, 23:17
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Have you read Fuller’s earlier book, ‘Don’t Let’s Go Out To The Dogs Tonight’?
It's been sitting on my Kindle unread for a while, as I have quite a queue of books lined up to read all the time.

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Just ordered.
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Old 12 February 2018, 16:45
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Ordered, as well as the other books mentioned. Thanks for those titles.

I'm always looking for good, hard copy books to put on my shelf downstairs in the mancave. My 2 oldest kids are constantly sneaking "dad's" books and reading them. Most of this would be above their heads but hey, I'd rather guide them in the direction of men that lived by a code of honor and values than let them read some of the dumb shit published these days.

If you guys have any paperbacks (or hardbacks) just laying around that you want to get rid of, let me know.
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