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This is what a troopie in full kit looked like in the up to the mid

SADF infantry. South African / Rhodesian Bush War.

georgy-konstantinovich-zhukov: “ A South African infantryman during the Border War, in the By the end of the South Africa had been involved in combating SWAPO and its aliies for two whole.

Bassmen

georgy-konstantinovich-zhukov: “ A South African infantryman during the Border War, in the 1980s. By the end of the ’80s, South Africa had been involved in combating SWAPO and its aliies for two whole...

Army ration pack - fondly known as Rat-pack Military Service, Military Life, Once Were Warriors, Army Day, Battle Rifle, Defence Force, Military Pictures, Troops, Soldiers
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Army ration pack - fondly known as Rat-pack

South African troops taking a break. Military Life, Military History, Once Were Warriors, Army Day, Defence Force, Military Pictures, African History, Marine Corps, Armed Forces
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South African troops taking a break.

Varkpan Mix Military Life, Military History, Once Were Warriors, Airborne Ranger, Army Pics, Parachute Regiment, Army Day, Battle Rifle, Military Training
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Varkpan Mix

SADF Eland 90 with crew during South African Border War.

SADF Eland 90 with crew during South African Border War.

Another " Vasbyt " move.

Another " Vasbyt " move.

Getting fit

Getting fit

PT for the young

PT for the young

South African Conscripts - Basic training PT lame arms afterwards

South African Conscripts - Basic training PT lame arms afterwards

Washing clothes army style. Once Were Warriors, South African Air Force, Parachute Regiment, Army Day, Defence Force, Tactical Survival, Military Service, African History, Special Forces
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Washing clothes army style.

South African Defence Force - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Military Life, Military History, Military Women, South African Air Force, Army Day, Military Training, Military Insignia, Defence Force, War Photography

South African Defence Force

South African Defence Force - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Hiking - remember the "Bellarynas"? A radio programme asking for lifts to places for the troops. Once Were Warriors, South African Air Force, Army Day, Defence Force, Tactical Survival, Boat Design, Troops, Soldiers, Photo Essay
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To be the best you have to train the best. Military Training, Military Service, Parachute Regiment, Civil Wars, Defence Force, Paratrooper, My Heritage, Afrikaans, Cold War

To be the best you have to train the best.

Nog n opfokkie Military Training, Military Service, Military Art, Once Were Warriors, Military Archives, South African Air Force, Parachute Regiment, Army Day, Defence Force
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