Africa's Commandos - new book on the RLI - Page 6
JMA, Amidst your post was: I learnt when in Zimbabwe in 1985 that operational security lapses had caused immense concern and aside from the "usual suspects" some thought was given to the regular arrival of external supporters before each major external operation. Supporters who provided the funding and more - they were not identified, but the finger of suspicion pointed northwards to Arabia. Their arrival in executive jets invariably was to Salisbury and could have been monitored.
The South African Border War - South African Military Veterans
The South African Border War, commonly referred to as the Angolan Bush War in South Africa, was a conflict that took place from 1966 to 1989.
New Africa Book of the Day - 18 December 2014 - Sub-Saharan Monitor
South Africa’s Border War 1966-89 by Willem Steenkamp; Photographs by Al J. Venter Release Date: December 19, 2014 Publisher: Helion and Company Of all the books about South Africa’s 21-year ‘Border War’ – fought on both sides of Angola’s frontier with present-day Namibia – South Africa’s Border War has always been rated as among the ...Continue reading ‘New Africa Book of the Day – 18 December 2014’ »
The Ratel Infantry Fighting Vehicle - Pierre van Blommestein
Why a ‘Ratel’? The ‘ratel’ is the honey badger, a member of the family that includes otters, weasels and badgers ... keep reading