Smith's party, the Rhodesian Front, overwhelmingly won elections in 1970 and 1974, as government clashes with black nationalist guerrilla fighters intensified.
What does RF stand for?
RF stands for Rhodesian Front (political party)
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We have 54 other meanings of RF in our Acronym Attic
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- Reverend Father
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- Revolving Fund
- Rheumatic Fever
- Rheumatoid Factor
Samples in periodicals archive:
In ideological terms, the liberation parties were as far from the Rhodesian Front as the North Pole is from the South Pole.
Rhodesia can thrive I AM surprised that Cannon Peter Hall did not reflect in his letter that the so-called rebels such as Ian Smith and Wing Commander Simmonds of the Rhodesian Front Party fought for Britain during the war.
In March 1962 three opposition groups, including the Dominion Party merged to form the Rhodesian Front (RF), under the leadership of Winston Field of the Dominion Party.
This strategy, however, alienated Europeans from his United Federal Party and in December 1962 it was defeated at the polls by a new right-wing party, the Rhodesian Front.
Falling foul of Winston Field's Rhodesian Front government in 1963, he was expelled from Southern Rhodesia as an undesirable and took a number of overseas academic posts in the UK, US and Tanzania before returning to Zimbabwe shortly after independence in 1980.
I AM surprised that Canon Peter Hall did not reflect in his letter that the so-called rebels such as Ian Smith and Wing Commander Simmonds of the Rhodesian Front Party fought for Britain during the war.
Not even the most fervent Rhodesian Front supporter could accept that a white militant would carry out such an iniquitous assignment on behalf of Mugabe.