AFRICA: Rhodesia: A Strike At the Lifeline

"There are no massacres or bloodbaths, no massive terrorist force buildups, no panic or hysteria, no queues of people leaving the country. Journalists can travel safely with no fears of bomb explosions." That was the confident message of a propaganda letter recently printed up by Prime Minister Ian Smith's white minority regime in Rhodesia for circulation abroad. Last week that confidence was somewhat shaken. Apparently slipping across the Mozambique border, black terrorists roamed 85 miles inside Rhodesia, killed three whites, wounded two, and severed the only direct railroad link to South Africa....

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