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An Olifant Mark 1 MBT about to experience it's baptism of fire in Angola, October against the the Angolan and elements of the Brigade. Once Were Warriors, South African Air Force, Army Day, Vietnam Vets, Defence Force, Photo Essay, African History, Military History, Country Roads
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Operation Modular battlefield.

Hard going in thick sand. Enemies behind the next tree. Once Were Warriors, World Conflicts, Brothers In Arms, Photo Essay, African History, War Machine, Vietnam War, Military History, Armed Forces
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Hard going in thick sand. Enemies behind the next tree.

Ratel APC. Once Were Warriors, Brothers In Arms, Defence Force, Insurgent, Photo Essay, Cold War, Military History, Warfare, South Africa
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Ratel APC.

Ominously beautiful!! Army Day, Brothers In Arms, Defence Force, My Heritage, South Africa, Country Roads, African, War, Soldiers
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Ominously beautiful!!

Posted by Les Jordan. killed by Olifant Tank. Once Were Warriors, South African Air Force, Army Day, Defence Force, Paratrooper, Korean War, African History, Vietnam War, Armed Forces
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T-55 killed by Olifant tank in Southern Angola

Post with 23549 views. A South African Defence Forces Ratel 90 IFV takes out a FAPLA Soviet made tank during Operation Hooper. Once Were Warriors, Defence Force, My Heritage, Armed Forces, Army, African, South Africa, Newspaper Headlines, Military Equipment

SADF Ratel IFV taking out a Soviet T-54/55 Tank in close combat

The “cold war” at its height in Angola gets very “hot” – 14 February 1988. Extraordinary and very rare combat photograph of South Africans in combat during the South West African/Angolan Bord…

  Once Were Warriors, Defence Force, We Are Young, My Heritage, South Africa, Country Roads, African, Military, History
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An Olifant Mark 1 MBT about to experience it's baptism of fire in Angola, October against the the Angolan and elements of the Brigade. Once Were Warriors, South African Air Force, Army Day, Vietnam Vets, Defence Force, Photo Essay, African History, Military History, Country Roads
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Angolan battlefield

Rare photo of a being destroyed by a SADF Ratel It took 3 shot to accomplish Military Couples, Military Love, Once Were Warriors, South African Air Force, Army Day, Defence Force, Battle Tank, Special Forces, Rare Photos
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Rare photo of a T-55 being destroyed by a SADF Ratel 90mm. It took 3 shot to accomplish [960x671]

High quality images of the military (from all countries).

Looking out the site block of my Ratel See the UNITA guy on the Oliphant next to us. The shooting just started as we attacked the Brigade, 13 January 1988 Defence Force, Soldiers, South Africa, This Is Us, January, 21st, Guy, African, Photos
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Angola War. Attack on 21st Brigade

Looking out the site block of my Ratel See the UNITA guy on the Oliphant next to us. The shooting just started as we attacked the Brigade, 13 January 1988 Defence Force, Soldiers, South Africa, This Is Us, January, 21st, Guy, African, Photos
Defence ForceThis Is Us21stPhotos

Angola War. Attack on 21st Brigade

Post with 23549 views. A South African Defence Forces Ratel 90 IFV takes out a FAPLA Soviet made tank during Operation Hooper. Once Were Warriors, Defence Force, My Heritage, Armed Forces, Army, African, South Africa, Newspaper Headlines, Military Equipment

A South African Defence Forces Ratel 90 IFV takes out a FAPLA Soviet made T-54 tank during Operation Hooper. South African Bush War, 1988.[960x710]

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  Defence Force, We Are Young, Armed Forces, South Africa, African, Military, War, History, Southern
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  Lest We Forget, World War One, My Heritage, Armed Forces, Soldiers, South Africa, African, Military, World War I
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after being hit by missile Military Vehicles, South Africa, African, War, Army Vehicles
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T72 after being hit by ZT3 missile