Those were the days (1981) - SADF.

During the South African Border war (Grensoorlog), toilets were in the open and were called "go-carts".

The feared marching boots.

The feared marching boots. Just look at the spit & polished toecaps.

Eventually SA launched Operation Savannah - which involved sending small numbers of troops into Angola. This force won a string of victories and pushed the Cuban/MPLA forces back to Luanda, but the intervention of the hated South-Africans caused the OAU and the rest of the world to swing around to the MPLA's side, and in 1976 the last SA forces marched out of Angola.

Eventually SA launched Operation Savannah - which involved sending small numbers…

A set of dixies and a pikstel Dixie: 2 Square aluminium “plates” which were kept in your webbing and which were used to eat out of. They fitted inside each other and with the firebucket and pikstel formed your eating kit when in the bush or border

A set of dixies and a pikstel Dixie: 2 Square aluminium “plates” which were kept in your webbing and which were used to eat out of. They fitted inside each other and with the firebucket and pikstel formed your eating kit when in the bush or border.

A good way to polish those floors...

A good way to polish those floors.I never got to sit on it. Being an "Engelsman" i had to pull.

"Vasbyt" blisters a plenty...

"Vasbyt" blisters a plenty.We had to wade in kids pools. Then "juice" was removed from blisters by syringe. Then Methyolate was injected. I cried but i walked the next day.

Uhmm ..What will I wear today?... ah, I think I will put on the brown Outfit.

What will I wear today? ah, I think I will put on the brown Outfit.


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