South African Marksman, sharpshooter and sniper qualifications

South African Marksman, sharpshooter and sniper qualifications

ouman. Every ex SADF/SAAF soldier understands this and the camaraderie associated with it.

ouman. Every ex SADF/SAAF soldier understands this and the camaraderie associated with it.

South Africa's Vietnam - these boys were conscripted for a war they did not understand, a generation of heroes!

South Africa's Vietnam - these boys were conscripted for a war they did not understand, a generation of heroes!

I picked this up in SA, it looks like an interesting read. Luckily it advertises that it gives both sides of the conflict, and a Cuban perspective as well. Despite being a hot-button issue (which I understand) the African wars of the 1960s-1990s are an under appreciated study in COIN.

I picked this up in SA, it looks like an interesting read. Luckily it advertises that it gives both sides of the conflict, and a Cuban perspective as well. Despite being a hot-button issue (which I understand) the African wars of the 1960s-1990s are an under appreciated study in COIN.

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South African Troops during the Border War or also known as the Bush War.

South African Troops during the Border War or also known as the Bush War.

.Luitenant-Kolonel Jan Breytenbach was die stigter en eerste bevelvoerder van 1-Verkenningsregiment (1-Recce) - voorloper van die huidige Spesiale Magte Brigade van die SANW en die Suid-Afrikaanse gelyke van die Britse SAS (Special Air Service). Hy is ook die stigter van 32-Bataljon, ook bekend as "Buffalo Battalion".    Hy is die broer van die digter Breyten Breytenbach.

.Luitenant-Kolonel Jan Breytenbach was die stigter en eerste bevelvoerder van 1-Verkenningsregiment (1-Recce) - voorloper van die huidige Spesiale Magte Brigade van die SANW en die Suid-Afrikaanse gelyke van die Britse SAS (Special Air Service). Hy is ook die stigter van 32-Bataljon, ook bekend as "Buffalo Battalion". Hy is die broer van die digter Breyten Breytenbach.

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