ZIMBABWE RHODESIA: A Fragile Truce Takes Root

Guerrillas return in triumph, but casualties continue

It was a heroes' homecoming. In two separate shuttles on a chartered Air Botswana plane, 84 senior officers of the Patriotic Front's ZIPRA and ZANLA guerrillas landed at Salisbury airport to the cheers of some 50,000 jubilant supporters. The youthful-looking soldiers, dressed in crinkly-fresh camouflage gear, were returning from their bases in neighboring Zambia and Mozambique to begin carrying out the Zimbabwe Rhodesia cease-fire accord. Thousands of black demonstrators waited all day under a blistering African sun. They reveled in the apparent success of the...

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