SADF Border Wars

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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.

32nd Battalion, RSA - South Africa

32 Battalion (“Buffalo Battalion”) was a special infantry battalion 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.

TAKING THE WAR TO SWAPO

TAKING THE WAR TO SWAPO

32 Battalion. From 1978 SWAPO adopted the tactic of

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