SADF 1980s

Collection by Maryna Oosthuizen

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South African Border War (In Namibia). Jacob didn't fight in this war, but Tannhauser did as a SA Recce after the Bush War ended.

South African Border War (In Namibia). Jacob didn't fight in this war, but Tannhauser did as a SA Recce after the Bush War ended.

SA War Hero Capt Wynand du Toit. During the raid on the Cabinda oil refinery, Angola, on the 21 May 1985, Capt. Wynand du Toit was taken captive, and two other South African commandoes were killed. The rest of the commando unit evacuated successfully.This resulted in the reconnaisance teams being discovered and coming under heavy fire. During this firefight, Corporal van Breda and Corporal Liebenberg were killed, while Capt. Du Toit was captured.

SA War Hero Capt Wynand du Toit. During the raid on the Cabinda oil refinery, Angola, on the 21 May 1985, Capt. Wynand du Toit was taken captive, and two other South African commandoes were killed. The rest of the commando unit evacuated successfully.This resulted in the reconnaisance teams being discovered and coming under heavy fire. During this firefight, Corporal van Breda and Corporal Liebenberg were killed, while Capt. Du Toit was captured.

Never leave a brother behind

Never leave a brother behind

Saying Goodbye of a fallen comrade. 1Parachute Battalion South Africa

Saying Goodbye of a fallen comrade. 1Parachute Battalion South Africa

South African Infantry  - see that F*%# bush and see that one behind him and then the other one behind it -off you go and the maybe some lunch

South African Infantry - see that F*%# bush and see that one behind him and then the other one behind it -off you go and the maybe some lunch

SADF recces

SADF recces