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.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…

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"

Water tower Ondangwa

Water tower Ondangwa And I was there.

Sal nooit weer wees nie.

-already degenerated from SAM Brown belt, white glves and ceremonial swords for the officers

South Africa's armed forces invaded Angola in 1975, setting off a war that had consequences for the whole region that are still felt today. A Far-Away War contributes to a wider understanding of this war in Angola and Namibia. The book does not only look at the war from an "old" South African (Defence Force) perspective, but also gives a voice to participants “on the other side” – emphasising the role of the Cubans and Russians.

South Africa's armed forces invaded Angola in 1975, setting off a war that had consequences for the whole region that are still felt today. A Far-Away War contributes to a wider understanding of this war in Angola and Namibia. The book does not only look at the war from an "old" South African (Defence Force) perspective, but also gives a voice to participants “on the other side” – emphasising the role of the Cubans and Russians.

The days when South African paratroopers were fit and proud. The tall structure at the back was called the Aapkas

The days when South African paratroopers were fit and proud. The tall structure at the back was called the Aapkas

Foto i Koevoet, SAP, Rhodesia etc. - Google Foto

Koevoet: Experiencing South Africa's Deadly Bush War by [Hooper, Jim]

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