Angolan Border War.

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SADF squad on patrol in 1977 during the Border War. Nice depiction of the Nutria Brown uniform, R1 rifles, and pattern 70 webbing.

SADF squad on patrol in 1977 during the Border War. Nice depiction of the Nutria Brown uniform, R1 rifles, and pattern 70 webbing.

SADF Ratels & Olifant Tanks in Angola.

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32 battalion one of the most feared unit from the border war.

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South African troops on the Quito river at a place called Mapupa. It became an intermediate repairs station for the amazing Rattel Combat Vehicle. The "Tiffies" were amazing at keep these vehicles going under such terrible working conditions.

South African troops on the Quito river at a place called Mapupa. It became an intermediate repairs station for the amazing Rattel Combat Vehicle. The "Tiffies" were amazing at keep these vehicles going under such terrible working conditions.

Dr Jonas Savimbi. Leader of UNITA (National Union for the Total Independence of Angola), An Anti-Communist, American and Apartheid South African backed organization during the Angolan civil war.

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Band of Brothers – 101 Romeo Mike 101 Battalion unit in action somewhere on the Angolan/South West Africa (Namibia) border. The ‘Romeo Mikes’ meant Reaksie Mag (Reaction Force) and these units where designed as long range special forces of the South West African Territorial Force (SWATF) and their purpose was to relentlessly track and then surround insurgents.

Band of Brothers – 101 Romeo Mike 101 Battalion unit in action somewhere on the Angolan/South West Africa (Namibia) border. The ‘Romeo Mikes’ meant Reaksie Mag (Reaction Force) and these units where designed as long range special forces of the South West African Territorial Force (SWATF) and their purpose was to relentlessly track and then surround insurgents.

Joanas Savimbi.

Joanas Savimbi.