The Ratel Infantry Fighting Vehicle - Pierre van Blommestein
Why a ‘Ratel’? The ‘ratel’ is the honey badger, a member of the family that includes otters, weasels and badgers ... keep reading
SA War Hero Capt Wynand du Toit. During the raid on the Cabinda oil refinery, Angola, on the 21 May 1985, Capt. Wynand du Toit was taken captive, and two other South African commandoes were killed. The rest of the commando unit evacuated successfully.This resulted in the reconnaisance teams being discovered and coming under heavy fire. During this firefight, Corporal van Breda and Corporal Liebenberg were killed, while Capt. Du Toit was captured.