The South African "Iron Mike." Follow me.

georgy-konstantinovich-zhukov: “ A South African infantryman during the Border War, in the By the end of the South Africa had been involved in combating SWAPO and its aliies for two whole.

South African Recces.

South African Recces.

Koevoet (COIN Unit), was a very successful 'infamous' paramilitary-trained police counter insurgency unit during the South African Border 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

Rhodesian Grey's Scouts Like the Dragoons of Angola, Grey's Scouts were used for tracking, reconnaissance, pursuit, and, most prominently, patrol in the Rhodesian Bush War.[

Grey's Scouts mounted infantryman photographed during the Bush War, armed with a Assault Rifle.

South African Border War

A common commodity of war.

.Luitenant-Kolonel Jan Breytenbach was die stigter en eerste bevelvoerder van 1-Verkenningsregiment (1-Recce) - voorloper van die huidige Spesiale Magte Brigade van die SANW en die Suid-Afrikaanse gelyke van die Britse SAS (Special Air Service). Hy is ook die stigter van 32-Bataljon, ook bekend as "Buffalo Battalion".    Hy is die broer van die digter Breyten Breytenbach.

Luitenant-Kolonel Jan Breytenbach was die stigter en eerste bevelvoerder van…

Bushmen or San people were excellent trackers and were used by the South African military as trackers during the Angola Border War.

Two San men of Northern Namibia, one wearing traditional garb the other the uniform of the SADF,

Inspection bed - taken at a military exhibition ( Wingfield } circa 1990.

Inspection bed - taken at a military exhibition ( Wingfield } circa Lyk soos n fokken canoe!

Army ration pack

Army ration pack - fondly known as Rat-pack

The South African Special Forces Brigade, Nickname "Recces".

The South African Special Forces Brigade, Nickname "Recces".

The South African Border War, often referred to by South Africans as the Angolan Bush War, was a conflict that took place from 1966 to 1989, largely in South-West Africa (now Namibia) & Angola. It was fought between South Africa + its allied forces (the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola, UNITA) on the one side, & the Angolan government + South-West Africa People's Organisation (SWAPO) + their allies (Cuba) on the other.

The South African Border War, often referred to by South Africans as the Angolan…

4 Recce jump smock

4 Recce jump smock

32 "Buffalo" Battalion, a truly elite and extraordinary battalion of the South African Defence Force. 32 Battalion was an elite unit consisting of former FNLA guerrillas from Angola integrated with South African Officers to become acknowledged as the best fighting unit in the SADF since WWII and was also the first unit to receive its colours in an operational area.

32 "Buffalo" Battalion, a truly elite and extraordinary battalion of the South…

In training to become a man, some made it and some not.

In training to become a man, some made it and some not.

SADF.info

SADF.info

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