SWATF (South West African Territorial Force)

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The South West African Territorial Force (SWATF) was a branch of the SADF which acted as the armed forces of South West Africa/SWA (now Namibia). It emerged after South Africa was granted control of SWA from the German colonizers following the League of Nations mandate following World War I.

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  West Africa, South Africa, Military Special Forces, Defence Force, World War I, Armed Forces, Scouts, Soldiers, Birth

31/201 Bushman battalion Recce wing members in cuban elm leaf camo, 1980's

From 31/201bn Charlie Company (SWATF), a great leader and soldier who will not be forgotten Once Were Warriors, Army Day, Defence Force, Great Leaders, West Africa, Cold War, World War I, Armed Forces, Middle East

Sgt. Matheus Matokka from 31/201 Bushmen Battalion, an ex-Portuguese Flecha

From 31/201bn Charlie Company (SWATF), a great leader and soldier who will not be forgotten

A branch of the SADF assigned to protecting SWA/Namibia West Africa, South Africa, Defence Force, Military Service, World War I, Military History, Armed Forces, Dolores Park, African

SWATF - South West African Territorial Force

A branch of the SADF assigned to protecting SWA/Namibia

  Troops, Soldiers, Army Day, Defence Force, West Africa, Cold War, World War I, Armed Forces, Brave

SADF/SWATF Bushman Battalion troop (Antonio) with a local child

  West Africa, South Africa, Defence Force, Cold War, World War I, Military History, Armed Forces, Troops, Brick

South African troops from SWATF, a branch of the SADF assigned to SWA/Namibia

  Defence Force, Military Gear, West Africa, World War I, Armed Forces, Troops, Lions, Cry, African

SWATF 31/201Bn troops in Angola with an HK-21 and R1s, 1980's

  Defence Force, West Africa, Cold War, World War I, Armed Forces, Soldiers, African, History, Special Forces

31/201 Bushmen Battalion with various weapons on patrol, 1980's

  West Africa, South Africa, Cold War, World War I, Armed Forces, Soldiers, African, History, Special Forces

SWATF 31/201Bn: Cmdt. Linford with an Angolan orphan at base, 1977

  West Africa, South Africa, World War I, Helicopters, Armed Forces, Troops, Art Reference, Planes, Squad

SWATF 31/201Bn bike squad troops in South West Africa during the Border War, 1980's