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.

Koevoet (COIN Unit), was a very successful 'infamous' paramilitary-trained police counter insurgency unit during the South African Border War.

Koevoet (COIN Unit), was a very successful 'infamous' paramilitary-trained police counter insurgency unit during the South African Border War.

Bushmen or San people were excellent trackers and were used by the South African military as trackers during the Angola Border War.

Bushmen or San people were excellent trackers and were used by the South African military as trackers during the Angola Border War.

South African Paratroopers waiting to be evacuated after the battle of Cassinga in Angola

South African Paratroopers waiting to be evacuated after the battle of Cassinga in Angola

The South African Border War, often referred to by South Africans as the Angolan Bush War, was a conflict that took place from 1966 to 1989, largely in South-West Africa (now Namibia) & Angola. It was fought between South Africa + its allied forces (the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola, UNITA) on the one side, & the Angolan government + South-West Africa People's Organisation (SWAPO) + their allies (Cuba) on the other.

The South African Border War, often referred to by South Africans as the Angolan Bush War, was a conflict that took place from 1966 to 1989, largely in South-West Africa (now Namibia) & Angola. It was fought between South Africa + its allied forces (the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola, UNITA) on the one side, & the Angolan government + South-West Africa People's Organisation (SWAPO) + their allies (Cuba) on the other.

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.

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