Rhodesian Mine Protection

Standard

On the morning after the attack on Whistlefield Farm in Centenary on 22 December 1972 an F250 vehicle of Support Group, RLI hit a landmine. The rear wheel detonation led to the death – two days later – of Corporal Moore and the loss of both legs of Trooper Botha both of whom were sitting in the back. This experience led to the wonderful sequence of mine protection modifications to Rhodesian vehicles.

1796684_10205401692553477_8987621028971000030_n

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s