rli firefoce

Rhodesian Light Infantry (RLI) ‘Fireforce’ troops prepare for a parachute drop. The Rhodesian Fireforce regularly used parachute jumps as a method of inserting troops when chasing up terrorists. One Rhodesian soldier, Cpl Des Archer of 1 Commando, RLI remains the world record holder for the most operational jumps (74) and the lowest drop (200 ft).

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