South Africa's Military past

I grew up as an army brat. Dad joined the military just after school and started as a rifleman, going on pension as a Lt.General. He's my hero!
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Berig oor die AB oorlog...kyk bietjie hoe positief die skrywer oor die Boere se karakter is....

kyk bietjie hoe positief die skrywer oor die Boere se karakter is.

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.

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.

South African troops on the Quito river at a place called Mapupa. It became an intermediate repairs station for the amazing Rattel Combat Vehicle. The "Tiffies" were amazing at keep these vehicles going under such terrible working conditions

South African troops on the Quito river at a place called Mapupa. It became an intermediate repairs station for the amazing Rattel Combat Vehicle. The "Tiffies" were amazing at keep these vehicles going under such terrible working conditions

African History, Defence Force, South Africa, Troops, Soldiers, Childhood Memories, Warriors, Nostalgia

An account of what happened at Amajuba - Laing's Neck. Ancestors - Page 56.

An account of what happened at Amajuba - Laing's Neck. Ancestors - Page

Operations conducted during the South African Border War.

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