Those were the days (1981) - SADF. I remember digging the pits for these latrines. We used to call them "go-karts". They stood out in the hot African sun and got very hot. When doing your number two you first had to cool the seat down with water, otherwise you ran the risk of blisters on your behind!

Those were the days (1981) - SADF. I remember digging the pits for these latrines. We used to call them "go-karts". They stood out in the hot African sun and got very hot. When doing your number two you first had to cool the seat down with water, otherwise you ran the risk of blisters on your behind!

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"

South African Border War. Slow marching for the fallen

South African Border War. Slow marching for the fallen

Gen Jannie Geldenhuys is a former South African military commander who served as Chief of the South African Defence Force between 1985 and 1990

Gen Jannie Geldenhuys is a former South African military commander who served as Chief of the South African Defence Force between 1985 and 1990

This is what a troopie in full kit looked like in the 70'2 up to the mid 80"s

This is what a troopie in full kit looked like in the 70'2 up to the mid 80"s

Namibia in the 80's | Explore John Arthur Liebenberg's photo… | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Namibia in the 80's | Explore John Arthur Liebenberg's photo… | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

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