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Bushmen of the South African army undergoing training in South West Africa, 1984.

Bushmen of the South African army undergoing training in South West Africa, 1984.

Jonas Savimbi (August 3, 1934 – February 22, 2002) was an Angolan political and military leader. He founded and led UNITA, a movement that first waged a guerrilla war against Portuguese colonial rule, 1966–1974, then confronted the rival communist MPLA during the decolonization conflict, 1974–75, and after independence in 1975 fought the ruling MPLA in the Angolan Civil War until his death in a clash with government troops in 2002

Jonas Savimbi (August 3, 1934 – February 22, 2002) was an Angolan political and military leader. He founded and led UNITA, a movement that first waged a guerrilla war against Portuguese colonial rule, 1966–1974, then confronted the rival communist MPLA during the decolonization conflict, 1974–75, and after independence in 1975 fought the ruling MPLA in the Angolan Civil War until his death in a clash with government troops in 2002

32 Battalion (sometimes nicknamed Buffalo Battalion or Os Terríveis - Portuguese for “The Terrible Ones”) was a special infantry battalion of the Army of the “old” Republic of South Africa (RSA) Empire, composed mainly of blacks. It was disbanded on 26 March 1993 on the request of the African National Congress (ANC) prior to the multinational elections of 1994 that would lead to the birth of the “new” RSA Empire.

32 Battalion (sometimes nicknamed Buffalo Battalion or Os Terríveis - Portuguese for “The Terrible Ones”) was a special infantry battalion of the Army of the “old” Republic of South Africa (RSA) Empire, composed mainly of blacks. It was disbanded on 26 March 1993 on the request of the African National Congress (ANC) prior to the multinational elections of 1994 that would lead to the birth of the “new” RSA Empire.

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National Service in the then South African Defence Force - OC's inspection.

National Service in the then South African Defence Force - OC's inspection.

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South African Marksman, sharpshooter and sniper qualifications

South African Marksman, sharpshooter and sniper qualifications

One of the last great South African Generals - Constand Viljoen - also known as "stofstrepie"

One of the last great South African Generals - Constand Viljoen - also known as "stofstrepie"

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South African Air Force Aérospatiale Super Frelon No314. Kept in running condition at Museum at Ysterplaat Air Force Base, South Africa.

South African Air Force Aérospatiale Super Frelon No314. Kept in running condition at Museum at Ysterplaat Air Force Base, South Africa.

Dassault Mirage IIIRZ, One of the South African Air Force Museum exhibits at Swartkop.

Dassault Mirage IIIRZ, One of the South African Air Force Museum exhibits at Swartkop.