An Oryx helicopter flying over Ovamboland in the now Namibia. The conflict on the border between Namibia and mainly Angola was known in South Africa as the Border War and went on from 1966 till 1988. Troops on the ground also called it the "Buch War" or just the "Border" or "Grens"

An Oryx helicopter flying over Ovamboland in the now Namibia. The conflict on…

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.

G5 Howitzer in direct fire role.

Howitzer in direct fire role.

SADF.info Olifant blocks the road..

SADF info Olifant blocks the road.

Olifant M1B

The Olifant main battle tank is an upgraded variant of the Olifant he entered service with South African National Defense Forces in About 44 vehicles were upgraded to the standard.

Koevoet trackers in action. 'Oi, oi...terri, terri...' Hot on the spoor!

Koevoet trackers in action.

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Xangongo bridge

Xangongo bridge

Soviet military translator Igor Zhdarkin during The Battle of Cuito Cuanavale. Photograph taken sometime during 1988.

Soviet military translator Igor Zhdarkin during The Battle of Cuito Cuanavale.

Angolan T-34/85 tanks in South African custody during Border War after being captured by them.

Angolan tanks in South African custody during Border War after being captured by them.

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61 on the move

61 on the move

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SA border war 1980s

SA border war 1980s

Rhino deliveries

Rhino deliveries

Day at the office Operation Modular / Hooper 1987-1988 - Derik Midgley

Day at the office Operation Modular / Hooper - Derik Midgley

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