Operation Dingo: Rhodesian raids on New Farm and Tembue

Know Your Guerilla Warfare/Small Unit Tactics History.

Badlands Fieldcraft

Operation Dingo is an excellent example of a small but determined force using ingenuity, aggression and surprise to overwhelm a far larger enemy force.

In November of 1976 the Rhodesian security forces were fighting an uphill battle trying to keep their country safe from Marxist terrorists infiltrating their country. The Rhodesians were vastly outnumbered but determined, with their backs against the wall as they protected their country and families from international Marxism.

The Rhodesians had learned the location of two large enemy training camps (New Town, also called Chimoio, and Tembue) across the border in Mozambique. These camps had to be eliminated to relieve pressure on the security forces trying to protect the country. With world political leaders working against them in any way they could, including the UK and United States (it’s shameful how the US government publicly turned their backs, and privately encouraged, what was happening there), and…

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Transition to Third-Generation Warfare

For further reading on this subject. I highly recommend The Breaking Point, Sedan and the Fall of France 1940.

 

At 4:45 a.m. on September 1, 1939, the German army invaded Poland. By September 19, they forced the surrender of the last Polish army in the field. Eight days later, they completed mopping up the stubborn Polish resistance in Warsaw. The popular view is that Germany overwhelmed Poland with a massive mechanized attack that quickly […]

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