• Modelers Alliance has updated the forum software on our website. We have migrated all post, content and user accounts but we could not migrate the passwords.
    This requires that you manually reset your password.
    Please click here, http://modelersalliance.org/forums/login to go to logon page and use the "Forgot your Password" option.

sharkmouth

Africa @ War 38: Selous Scouts

[PARSEHTML]<p><img src="http://www.modelersalliance.org/gallery/albums/userpics/10065/Africa38a.JPG" alt="Cover" style="display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" /></p>
<p>Back in 2011, the Africa @ War series released Peter Baxter's Selous Scout title as its fourth volume.&nbsp; Now, with its 38th volume, the title is revisited as it has been expanded and revised.&nbsp; See the Table of Contents below to get an idea of what you will find.</p>
<p><img src="http://www.modelersalliance.org/gallery/albums/userpics/10065/Africa38b.JPG" alt="" class="caption" title="Table of Contents" /></p>
<p>The text is quite informative and gives an indication of the formation of the Selous Scouts, named after Frederick Selous, were formed in 1973 and training was a rigorous as the USN SEAL teams.&nbsp; They even have the Log PT as part of the regimen.</p>
<p><img src="http://www.modelersalliance.org/gallery/albums/userpics/10065/Africa38c.JPG" alt="" class="caption" title="Chapter one photos..." /></p>
<p>ZIPRA and ZANLA liberation movements feared the scouts who would conduct reconnaissance missions into Zambia and Botswana and raids into Mozambique.&nbsp; They accounted for 68% of the guerrilla casualties during the 1970s Bush War.&nbsp; Baxter points out that the principal weakness of the Rhodesian Army was its limited size so a Fire Force approach had to be used combining land and air assets.&nbsp; However, the targets had to be found.&nbsp; This is the reason for the scouts.</p>
<p><img src="http://www.modelersalliance.org/gallery/albums/userpics/10065/Africa38d.JPG" alt="" class="caption" title="Chapter three photos." /></p>
<p>So, in sixty four pages, we find 167 photographs (inluding the new color images added for the revision0 several maps, and color profiles of the vehicles (land and air) used during this conflict.&nbsp; While there are no color plates of the uniforms, many of the color photographs do show what a modeler would need.</p>
<p><img src="http://www.modelersalliance.org/gallery/albums/userpics/10065/Africa38e.JPG" alt="" class="caption" title="Map of Selous Scouts area of operations." /></p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p><img src="http://www.modelersalliance.org/gallery/albums/userpics/10065/Africa38f.JPG" alt="" class="caption" title="Color gallery section." /></p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p><img src="http://www.modelersalliance.org/gallery/albums/userpics/10065/Africa38g.JPG" alt="" class="caption" title="Color profiles are included." /></p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p><img src="http://www.modelersalliance.org/gallery/albums/userpics/10065/Africa38h.JPG" alt="" class="caption" title="Color profiles of air element too." /></p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p><img src="http://www.modelersalliance.org/gallery/albums/userpics/10065/Africa38i.JPG" alt="" class="caption" title="Chapter Eight, the End..." /></p>
------------------------------------

[/PARSEHTML]
Author
sharkmouth
Views
1,859
First release
Last update
Rating
0.00 star(s) 0 ratings
Top