Rhodesian Front


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Rhodesian Front

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the governing party in Zimbabwe (then called Rhodesia) 1962–78
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In March 1962 three opposition groups, including the Dominion Party merged to form the Rhodesian Front (RF), under the leadership of Winston Field of the Dominion Party.
This strategy, however, alienated Europeans from his United Federal Party and in December 1962 it was defeated at the polls by a new right-wing party, the Rhodesian Front.
Falling foul of Winston Field's Rhodesian Front government in 1963, he was expelled from Southern Rhodesia as an undesirable and took a number of overseas academic posts in the UK, US and Tanzania before returning to Zimbabwe shortly after independence in 1980.
Not even the most fervent Rhodesian Front supporter could accept that a white militant would carry out such an iniquitous assignment on behalf of Mugabe.
Rhodesia can thrive I AM surprised that Cannon Peter Hall did not reflect in his letter that the so-called rebels such as Ian Smith and Wing Commander Simmonds of the Rhodesian Front Party fought for Britain during the war.
But anyway, in about December 1961 there was an election which Whitehead had lost, and in came the Rhodesian Front -- a combination of the Dominion Party and another.
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