Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Pilot who flew into African war zones

A PROFESSOR from Kidmore End has published a book about an African adventurer.

Dan Remenyi, of Tokers Green Lane, is the author of Captain Jack Malloch — The Life and Times of a Rhodesian Entrepreneur.

The book tells the story of the pilot, who was born in South Africa and set up his own airline, Air Trans Africa, in Rhodesia in 1965.

It also charts the history of Britain’s imperial ambitions in Africa, including the Rhodesian declaration of independence, the Nigerian Civil War and the Rhodesian Bush War.

Prof Remenyi, who specialises in research methods at several universities including Henley Business School, worked with Capt Malloch during his six years as a secretary at Air Trans Africa.

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