faces of war

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When we were feared and others came to learn from us. South African troop ready for whatever the others could give

When we were feared and others came to learn from us. South African troop ready for whatever the others could give

South African troops taking a break.

South African troops taking a break.

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

Namibia in the 80's

Explore John Arthur Liebenberg's photos on Flickr. John Arthur Liebenberg has uploaded 185 photos to Flickr.

Water break while on patrol. The sun was a killer

Water break while on patrol. The sun was a killer

He's been there, done that and is ready for more. A South African soldier during the border / bush war in Namibia and Angola

He's been there, done that and is ready for more. A South African soldier during the border / bush war in Namibia and Angola

SADF gunner

SADF gunner

Paratroopers

Paratroopers

Africa's Commandos - new book on the RLI - Page 6 - Small Wars Council

Africa's Commandos - new book on the RLI - Page 6

JMA, Amidst your post was: I learnt when in Zimbabwe in 1985 that operational security lapses had caused immense concern and aside from the "usual suspects" some thought was given to the regular arrival of external supporters before each major external operation. Supporters who provided the funding and more - they were not identified, but the finger of suspicion pointed northwards to Arabia. Their arrival in executive jets invariably was to Salisbury and could have been monitored.

it's all there in the face

it's all there in the face

A penny for your thoughts Bravo Comp. 87

A penny for your thoughts Bravo Comp. 87

Once Were WarriorsTroopsDefence ForceMilitary LifeMy Land

1st Battalion, Rhodesian Light Infantry (RLI - commandos)

le 1st Battalion The Rhodesian Light Infantry (RLI)

après l'entrainement, un soldat du RLI en opération

3 Sai Potchefstroom
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3 Sai Potchefstroom

Labeled "Merc Noman" this could just a well be Tanny after his Recce days as a merc.
Defence ForceMy LandArmyAfricans

Labeled "Merc Noman" this could just a well be Tanny after his Recce days as a merc.