A SWAPO/FAPLA (Armed Forces for the Liberation of Angola) T-34/85 captured by South African forces during Operation Protea in 1981. This was one of the first encounters with heavy hardware by the...

A SWAPO/FAPLA (Armed Forces for the Liberation of Angola) Tank captured during captured by South African forces during Operation Protea in This was one of the first encounters with heavy hardware by the.

This photo was taken about the fourth day after SADF had attacked Onjiva in Operation Protea.. Bats and Ratels had spent 3 days clearing the trenches of the big Fapla base next to the airport...tons of captured Soviet weapons and equipment was brought together and driven/loaded back to SA.

This photo was taken about the fourth day after SADF had attacked Onjiva in…

This photo was taken about the fourth day after SADF had attacked Onjiva in Operation Protea.. Bats and Ratels had spent 3 days clearing the trenches of the big Fapla base next to the airport...tons of captured Soviet weapons and equipment was brought together and driven/loaded back to SA.

This photo was taken about the fourth day after SADF had attacked Onjiva in Operation Protea.. Bats and Ratels had spent 3 days clearing the trenches of the big Fapla base next to the airport...tons of captured Soviet weapons and equipment was brought together and driven/loaded back to SA.

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