South African Recce squadron boys out on patrol.

A black soldier stands next to a white soldier during the South African Border War. This occurred during the height of Apartheid.

-SADF  G5 cannon - not one was ever found during their entire deployment - good shells with low signature smoke, dropping noses when Migs were around and all around discipline

-SADF cannon - not one was ever found during their entire deployment - good shells with low signature smoke, dropping noses when Migs were around and all around discipline

South Africa Angola bush war - Hendri grew up close enough to hear the mortars fall.

South Africa Angola bush war - Hendri grew up close enough to hear the mortars fall.

Tank convoy

finally the bring the bleddie tanks - some dof okes in the command chain thought they would not work

Pause to remember 84385459BG Bombardier Clinton Hendricks from 10 Anti-Aircraft Regiment, who was Killed in Action in Southern Angola on 25 February 1988 near Cuito during Operation Hooper while operating with a 61 Mechanised Battalion Group SAM-7 Anti-Aircraft team. Just as he was exiting the vehicle to engage Angolan Air Force MiG aircraft with a SAM-7, an enemy 82mm mortar bomb exploded next to his Ratel IFV killing him instantly. He was 19. By Graham Du Toit‎

Pause to remember Bombardier Clinton Hendricks from 10 Anti-Aircraft…

Cold War, Military History, Defence Force, South Africa, Soldiers, Troops, Army, Southern, Africans

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