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Ibo guerrilla, near Onitsha. Civil War in Biafra, Nigeria, April, - Gilles Caron Rare Historical Photos, Rare Photos, Old Photos, Iconic Photos, War Photography, Documentary Photography, White Photography, Street Photography, We Are The World

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luzfosca: “ giorney: “ Carrying rockets in Biafra, 1968. Photo Gilles Caron ” ”

Portuguese Paratroopers during the Portuguese Overseas War boarding a Puma ca. Colonial, Military Helicopter, Military Aircraft, South African Air Force, World Conflicts, Vietnam Vets, Defence Force, Paratrooper, Interesting History

NORTH OF ANGOLA - Recovering from a group of paratroopers by PUMA helicopter after an operation in northern Angola.

Koevoet (COIN Unit), was a very successful 'infamous' paramilitary-trained police counter insurgency unit during the South African Border War. Defence Force, Security Service, All Nature, Military History, Military Life, African History, Special Forces, Armed Forces, Historical Photos

Koevoet (COIN Unit), was a very successful 'infamous' paramilitary-trained police counter insurgency unit during the South African Border War.

South African Air Force Tail # when it was only 12 years old, now… Military Helicopter, Military Aircraft, C130 Hercules, South African Air Force, F14 Tomcat, Cargo Aircraft, Army Day, Model Trains, Planes

South African Air Force C-130B/Z

South African Air Force C-130B/Z Tail # 404, when it was only 12 years old, now it has celebrated 50 years and is apparently not flying at the moment due to a damaged nose wheel during a landing. At Air Africa Jo'burg 1975. The South African Air Force is operating five of its nine Lockheed Martin C-130 Hercules transport aircraft, as the others are either being serviced or are awaiting inspections. from SA Defence Web. Old slide scan

mine protected series III Land Rover Off Road, Land Rover Car, Land Rover Defender, Land Rovers, Land Rover Series 3, Adventure Car, Staff Sergeant, Land Rover Discovery, Military History

Land Rover Mine Proofed Op AGILA Zimbabwe-Rhodesia 1980

This was the standard utility vehicle for the Commonwealth Ceasefire and Elections Monitoring Force operation (Op AGILA). I heard of only one case of one detonating a mine, the driver was the only casualty with a broken leg. Hearing this gave us a lot of confidence in the vehicle, but we still cursed it driving down the Bulawayo-Beitbridge highway in driving tropical rainstorms! On deployment to Z-R from South Cerney to RAF Lyneham, on a freezing December morning, we had to drive them…

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