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Angola

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SADF 61 Mech Ratel 90 in convoy during the Border War circa Once Were Warriors, Union Of South Africa, South African Air Force, Army Day, Defence Force, Tactical Survival, Army Vehicles, Military History, Armed Forces

SADF 61 Mech Ratel 90 in convoy during the Border War circa 1980's

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

South Africa Self-Propelled Howitzer-Vehicle - built “Rhino”, the African Long Range Brawler The Army Vehicles, Armored Vehicles, Military Archives, South African Air Force, Army Day, Tank Armor, Armored Fighting Vehicle, Defence Force, Tecnologia

G6 Rhino - Tank Encyclopedia

South Africa (1981) – Self-Propelled Howitzer-Vehicle – 145+ built “Rhino”, the African Long Range Brawler The G6 Rhino is named after the indigenous African Rhinoceros, an animal which is massive in size and extremely powerful stationary and even more so when charging a threat. Armed with a long protruding horn on its snout, a rhino can […]

Cold War Campaign: South Africa in Angola - Kelly Bell ***FREE eBook, 15 pages*** Asian History, British History, Tudor History, Military Archives, South Afrika, History Facts, Strange History, Defence Force, Troops

South Africa's Forgotten War - Gary Baines (eBook)

White South Africans who fought in the long 'Border War' to maintain apartheid now find themselves in a country run by their former enemies. Gary Baines examines their continuing struggle to come to terms with the conflict and their efforts to have their voices heard. Published in: HISTORY TODAY, Volume 59, Issue 4, 20

taken out by South African troops deep in Angola during the Bush War South African Air Force, Once Were Warriors, South Afrika, Army Day, Defence Force, War Photography, Panzer, African History, Vietnam War

The Wonderful world of the T54/55/62

Armorama.com is the largest online community of Armor/AFV modelers on the Internet.

The Angolan soldiers in the compartment tank of the South African “Olifant”, during the battle for the village of Cuito Cuanavale between October 1987 and June C 130, Lego Military, Military Love, Apartheid, Drones, Military Vehicles For Sale, African History, South Africa, Crossfire

Jeremy Harding · Apartheid’s Last Stand · LRB 17 March 2016

Angolans sustained immense losses in the fight to end apartheid. It was certainly heroic, but it was ruinous too...

A website about the old South African Defence Force (SADF) Once Were Warriors, South African Air Force, Army Day, Defence Force, Army Vehicles, War Machine, Special Forces, Military History, Armed Forces

A tribute to the SADF, the South African Defence Force

SADF stands for South African Defence Force and SA-Soldier.com is a documentary about the South African Defence Force, about the SADF and the South African border war (1966-1989)

South African Olifant tanks and Ratel IFVs at Mavinga Angola SADF preparing for Operation Hooper successfully driving Angolan and Cuban troops West of the Lomba river South African Flag, South African Air Force, Once Were Warriors, Army Day, Defence Force, Army Vehicles, Troops, Soldiers, Panzer

South African Olifant MK1a tanks and Ratel IFVs at Mavinga, Angola, 1987. SADF preparing for Operation Hooper, successfully driving Angolan and Cuban troops West of the Lomba river [564x375]

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

South African Olifant tanks and Ratel IFVs at Mavinga Angola SADF preparing for Operation Hooper successfully driving Angolan and Cuban troops West of the Lomba river South African Flag, South African Air Force, Once Were Warriors, Army Day, Defence Force, Army Vehicles, Troops, Soldiers, Panzer

South African Olifant MK1a tanks and Ratel IFVs at Mavinga, Angola, 1987. SADF preparing for Operation Hooper, successfully driving Angolan and Cuban troops West of the Lomba river [564x375]

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

Cold War Gamer: Terrain - The African Bush of the Angolan Border Once Were Warriors, South African Air Force, Army Day, Defence Force, Cool Tanks, Tactical Survival, Army Vehicles, War Machine, Special Forces

Terrain - The African Bush of the Angolan Border

The sparsely populated African bush was both the backdrop for the South African Border War and the geography that shaped the development of the SADF war fighting doctrine and the design of the vehicles that they used to execute it. Their wheeled vehicles that formed the flying column of operation Savannah and many of the later cross border operations of the war had a profound effect on modern doctrine, force structues and vehicle design that now underpins the operating concepts of a variety…

Cuban 'Tanquistas' are pictured on a tank in Angola. Fidel Castro sent tens of thousands of troops when oil-giant Angola became embroiled in a proxy war between the United States and Russia who were vying for Cold War supremacy Cuban Army, Soviet Army, Six Month, Interesting History, African History, Vietnam War, Cold War, South Africa, Pictures

Las Cosicas del Panzer

fnhfal: “Cuban soldiers in Angola ” Cuando me entere sobre ese conflicto, flipe en colores.

Battle of Cuito Cuanavale - Angolan Civil War/South African Border War South African Air Force, Defence Force, Vietnam War, Military History, Fighter Jets, Afrikaans, Mig 21, Military Weapons, Zimbabwe

Mirage F1 in SAAF Service (Part 2) The Border War

Dassault Mirage F1 in SAAF Service: Part 2 The Border War Obtaining new combat aircraft from abroad for the SAAF became almost i...