A History of Central Africa, Praeger, p. Similarly, the United States recalled its consul-general from Salisburyand reduced consular staff,  but did not move to close its consulate until the declaration of a republic in Nordic Africa Institute. By 16 Marchall Commonwealth forces had departed, save for 40 infantry instructors who temporarily stayed behind to train the new nation's army. The attack was carried out over three days, from 23 to 25 November South African Institute of International Affairs. Galaxie Press.
Rhodesian Prime Minister, Ian Smith, issues a Unilateral Declaration of Independence
They also withdrew the personnel and equipment that they had previously provided to aid the war effort, though covert military support continued. Skip to main content. The United Federal Party UFP had been in power sinceearning it the nickname of "the establishment", and roughly represented Southern Rhodesian commercial and major agricultural interests. Initially, they protected the bodies with steel deflector plates, sandbags and mine conveyor belting. Clarendon Press.