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The St Battalion, The Rhodesian Light Infantry RLI , Was One Of The Most Innovative And Successful Counter Insurgency Units In Modern History, Developing And Perfecting A Range Of Tactics And Operational Concepts That Have Since Become Standard Practise In Modern Military Forces Formed In And Then Re Formed In As A Commando Battalion After The Dissolution Of The Federation Of Rhodesia And Nyasaland, The RLI Was An All White Unit That Incorporated Foreign Soldiers From South Africa, The UK, USA, Canada And Europe Into Its Ranks It Was A Key Weapon In Independent Rhodesia S Struggle Against The Zimbabwe African National Liberation Army ZANLA And Zimbabwe People S Revolutionary Army ZIPRA During The Bloody Rhodesian Bush War This Comprehensive Study Explores The Unit S Dramatic History, Revealing The RLI S Fearsome Airborne And Combat Capacity, Which Gave The Unit, At Times, Near Total Tactical Superiority Against Its OpponentsNeil Grant Is From A Military Family And Grew Up On A Succession Of Army Bases Neil Has A Degree In Archaeology, And Presently Works For English Heritage The Author Lives In Teddington, UK