SWA/Namibian Border War

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Olifant Mk 2 main battle tank South African army at AAD 2010.

Olifant Mk 2 main battle tank South African army at AAD 2010.

Suid-Afrikaanse Weermag: Rangstruktuur

Suid-Afrikaanse Weermag: Rangstruktuur

NORTH OF ANGOLA - Recovering from a group of paratroopers by PUMA helicopter after an operation in northern Angola. Look familiar?

NORTH OF ANGOLA - Recovering from a group of paratroopers by PUMA helicopter after an operation in northern Angola. Look familiar?

After we were ambushed I did a follow up with 4 chaps   we were picked up by a Puma...about 20 clics into Angola, tired and thirsty...we sat just like this with a cold fanta care of the crew....17/11/1979

After we were ambushed I did a follow up with 4 chaps we were picked up by a Puma...about 20 clics into Angola, tired and thirsty...we sat just like this with a cold fanta care of the crew....17/11/1979

RSM Marais of 1 Parachute Bn. He was a feared man by all ranks.

RSM Marais of 1 Parachute Bn. He was a feared man by all ranks.

Medics looked after them all - and back home the same guys could only change bed pans in the hospitals

Medics looked after them all - and back home the same guys could only change bed pans in the hospitals

32 Bn. in Angola.

32 Bn. in Angola.