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1 January 1993

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Halcyon days and brutal war in Rhodesia

Halcyon days and brutal war in Rhodesia

'Peter may have shot me. We were on different sides', writes Michael Holman on a poignant account of growing up in Africa

I must declare an insterest. Peter Godwin is a friend of mine, although I did not mee him untile after Rhodesia's guerilla war was over. Just as well, really. Reading his book makes me wonder whether he would have shot me. Or at least arrested me, since there came a point in our lives when he would have been duty bound to do so. For we were on different sides in the war.

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