South Africa's armed forces invaded Angola in 1975, setting off a war that had consequences for the whole region that are still felt today. A Far-Away War contributes to a wider understanding of this war in Angola and Namibia. The book does not only look at the war from an "old" South African (Defence Force) perspective, but also gives a voice to participants “on the other side” – emphasising the role of the Cubans and Russians.
Murder of Missionaries in Rhodesia
The earliest permanent white residents of Rhodesia were missionaries, and it is significant that their lives were respected by the most warlike of the country's tribes. In an era of generally unbridled savagery, the innate chivalry of primitive warriors and the strict discipline imposed by their leaders seem to have been all that ensured the survival of the devoted little bands of men and women.. In the mid-l 970s intensification of the terrorist war in Rhodesia changed all that..MI 1978
The Bush War In Rhodesia: The Extraordinary Combat Memoir of a Rhodesian Reconnaissance Specialist by Dennis Croukamp. $22.63. Publication: October 1, 2007. Publisher: Paladin Press (October 1, 2007). Save 35% Off!
Dead Men Running: On the front line of the South African Border War - Gavin Manning
Imagine the most tenacious and skilled soldiers in the business fighting in the most brutal of bush wars, Gavin Manning was there, from 1982 - 88, on the border of northern Namibia and southern Angola - right in the thick of it. The ultra-covert South African special forces unit known as Koevoet (or Special OPS-K) has been shrouded in mystery for three decades. This book will blow the lid off the box and set all the misconceptions straight. Manning gives a gripping account of tracking the…
A Whisper In The Reeds: South Africa's 32 Battalion At War - Justin Taylor
This amazing work relates the experiences of Justin Taylor who served as the Signals Officer for the South African Defense Force’s infamous 32 Battalion – the ‘Terrible Ones’! As a young officer he trained in the intricacies of Signaling before volunteering for Border Duty and service with 32 Battalion – a request that was met with astonishment – ‘you want to work with 32 Battalion!?’ This book takes you into the discipline of military communications as never before, delivering a new…
Koevoet!: Experiencing South Africa's Deadly Bush War
Buy Koevoet!: Experiencing South Africa's Deadly Bush War 3rd edition by Hooper, Jim (ISBN: 9780957058705) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.
Legendariese tannie Pompie die tema van boek oor Bosoorlog
Die storie van tannie Pompie van der Westhuizen, ’n legendariese boervrou in die Bosoorlog van die 1980’s wat kon toor met ’n militêre radio in ‘n wêreld van brullende dieselenjins, stof, geweerskote en landmyne, is nou in ‘n boek deur Deon Lamprecht verewig.