NORTH OF ANGOLA - Recovering from a group of paratroopers by PUMA helicopter after an operation in northern Angola.

Portuguese Paratroopers during the Portuguese Overseas War boarding a Puma, ca.

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…

Nooit hoef jou kinders wat trou is te vra, wat beteken jou vlag dan, Suid-Afrika? Ons weet hy's die seël van ons vryheid en reg, vir naaste en vreemde, vir oorman en kneg.

Nooit hoef jou kinders wat trou is te vra, wat beteken jou vlag dan, Suid-Afrika?

32 Battalion (sometimes nicknamed Buffalo Battalion or Portuguese: Os Terríveis for The Terrible Ones) was a special light infantry battalion of the South African Army, composed of black and white commissioned and enlisted personnel. It was disbanded on 26 March 1993[1] on demand of the African National Congress prior to the South African general election, 1994.[2]

32 Battalion (sometimes nicknamed Buffalo Battalion or Portuguese: Os Terríveis…

Foto i Koevoet, SAP, Rhodesia etc. - Google Foto

Foto i Koevoet, SAP, Rhodesia etc. - Google Foto

32 Battalion Structure

colonel-kurtz-official: “Structure of the South African Defense Force’s legendary 32 Battalion, the “Terrible Ones” of the Angolan Border War.

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