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"
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.