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

Ian and Ricardo - Platoon 1, 3 SAI, somewhere across the 'kaplyn' May 1, 1980, Operation 'Liberation 1". Note the 60mm and R1 rifle were carried. That's over 10kg plus four 60mm rounds at 1.4kg (total 5.6kgs) and four R1 mags took total to near 20kgs and that's not counting water or food. I was nearly always spared having a turn carrying the platoon B25 radio.

Ian and Ricardo - Platoon 3 SAI, somewhere across the 'kaplyn' May

61 Mech Bravo Company 1981 JL Potgieter - 2nd from the right KIA 4.11.81 Gone but not forgotten...

61 Mech Bravo Company 1981 JL Potgieter - from the right KIA Gone but not forgotten.

61 Mech Bravo Company 1981 JL Potgieter - 2nd from the right KIA 4.11.81 Gone but not forgotten...

61 Mech Bravo Company 1981 JL Potgieter - from the right KIA Gone but not forgotten.


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Selous Scouts. Operational.

The numbers of men in the SAS went up to approximately 250 when in June 1978 "C" Squadron (Rhodesian) Special Air Service became 1 (Rhodesian) Special Air Service Regiment.

61 Mech Bravo Company 1981 JL Potgieter - 2nd from the right KIA 4.11.81 Gone but not forgotten...

61 Mech Bravo Company 1981 JL Potgieter - from the right KIA Gone but not forgotten.

Chris Schulenburg, a legend of the Rhodesian Bush War. As a 'Selous Scout' he conducted solo recce missions of terrorist training camps deep in enemy territory. He did what no other man could, or would, do.

Chris Schulenburg, a legend of the Rhodesian Bush War. As a Selous Scout he conducted solo recce missions of terrorist training camps deep in enemy territory.

Rhodesian soldier during the Bush War, FN MAG in the back of an Alouette.

Rhodesian soldier during the Bush War July 1964 – 12 December Notes: confess complete ignorance of this event. Must research and educate myself.

Grey's Scout of Rhodesian army

I would like to introduce Michael Watson, a member of the Grey's Scouts during the Bush War and in the process of documenting its full history.

Billy The Kid

William H. Bonney (Billy the Kid) was a American gunman who participated in the Lincoln County War and became a frontier outlaw.

Presidents’ Day 2013 falls on Monday February 18th this year, so in honor of the holiday NerdWallet did what any true nerd would do: research how ou

Presidents’ Day 2013 falls on Monday February this year, so in honor of the holiday NerdWallet did what any true nerd would do: research how ou

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