Border War

Collection by Herman Lamprecht

Herman Lamprecht
South African Oryx helicopter during flight over Ovamboland region, Namibia, Military Life, Military History, Once Were Warriors, Army Pics, South African Air Force, South Afrika, Army Day, Defence Force, African History
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An Oryx helicopter flying over Ovamboland in the now Namibia. The conflict on the border between Namibia and mainly Angola was known in South Africa as the Border War and went on from 1966 till 1988. Troops on the ground also called it the "Buch War" or just the "Border" or "Grens"

Eyes to the Skies — historywars: South african border Photos Airborne Ranger, Army Pics, South African Air Force, Army Gears, Army Day, Defence Force, Army Vehicles, Military Helicopter, British History
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No other experience on earth could math it. Fear, anticipation, joy, - Orgasmic

An Unpopular War: From Afkak, to Bosbefok: Voices of South African National Servicemen

An Unpopular War

An Unpopular War book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In the seventies, eighties and nineties, conscription had a profoun...

From Fledgling to Eagle : The South African Air Force During the Border War South African Air Force, Brothers In Arms, Defence Force, West Africa, Evolution, Books To Read, Aviation, Eagle, Military
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Convoy on Oom Willie se Pad, the military road running parallel to the border about 30 km to the south. Once Were Warriors, Johannesburg City, South African Air Force, Army Day, Defence Force, Troops, Soldiers, African History, West Africa
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On patrol somewhere on Namibia's border with Angola - the 80's

Ovamboland Geography, Africa, War, Iron Fist, Celestial, Sunset, Soldiers, Nature, Boards
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Cold War Campaign: South Africa in Angola - Kelly Bell ***FREE eBook, 15 pages*** Asian History, British History, Tudor History, Military Archives, South Afrika, History Facts, Strange History, Defence Force, Troops

South Africa's Forgotten War - Gary Baines (eBook)

White South Africans who fought in the long 'Border War' to maintain apartheid now find themselves in a country run by their former enemies. Gary Baines examines their continuing struggle to come to terms with the conflict and their efforts to have their voices heard. Published in: HISTORY TODAY, Volume 59, Issue 4, 2009 Author: Gary Baines 8 Pages, eBook format. Download link will be immediately available after checkout.