The Selous Scouts

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New Book - Selous Scouts The Men Speak by Jonathan Pittaway

Selous Scouts Rhodesia provides a comprehensive account of the origins and history of this famous Special Forces unit as told by the men on the ground. This unique historical record features:

  • Full colour throughout, cover to cover
  • High quality binding
  • Excellent quality paper
  • Over 600 pages, 2 kg by weight
  • Over 900 photos
  • Over 200 militaria items
  • Over 200 documents
  • Over 20 maps
  • Over 10 tables
  • Over 70 stories by ex-servicemen
  • Roll of Honour
  • Honours and Awards
  • Full citations of all Awards
  • Nominal Roll
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • Approved by the Selous Scouts Association


Breaking with conventional military thinking, the Selous Scouts refined the concept of the pseudo group pioneered in Kenya during the Mau Mau Emergency to provide up to date intelligence about an elusive enemy. Now at last the men themselves tell their own stories of the exploits of that controversial famous unit.

To order contact:

Tom Thomas of the Selous Scouts Association:
or the compiler, directly - Jonathan Pittaway:

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