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South African The Rooikat 76 armoured fighting vehicle with a 76mm gun. - Image - Army Technology

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Men - SADF This image belongs to: http://www.airsoftsociety.com/forums/f39/falcons-loadouts-27182/ Thank you for this image. Much appreciate your page.

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Operation Reindeer follow- 1978. The first parachute attack ever carried out by the SADF. Reindeer marked SA entry into modern semi-conventional warfare.

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Eventually SA launched Operation Savannah - which involved sending small numbers of troops into Angola. This force won a string of victories and pushed the Cuban/MPLA forces back to Luanda, but the intervention of the hated South-Africans caused the OAU and the rest of the world to swing around to the MPLA's side, and in 1976 the last SA forces marched out of Angola.

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Those days there was no colour/race in the South African Defence Force. No-one was left behind. I nice feeling at the time knowing that.

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.Luitenant-Kolonel Jan Breytenbach was die stigter en eerste bevelvoerder van 1-Verkenningsregiment (1-Recce) - voorloper van die huidige Spesiale Magte Brigade van die SANW en die Suid-Afrikaanse gelyke van die Britse SAS (Special Air Service). Hy is ook die stigter van 32-Bataljon, ook bekend as "Buffalo Battalion". Hy is die broer van die digter Breyten Breytenbach.

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