ouman. Every ex SADF/SAAF soldier understands this and the camaraderie associated with it.

ouman. Every ex SADF/SAAF soldier understands this and the camaraderie associated with it.

32 "Buffalo" Battalion, a truly elite and extraordinary battalion of the South African Defence Force. 32 Battalion was an elite unit consisting of former FNLA guerrillas from Angola integrated with South African Officers to become acknowledged as the best fighting unit in the SADF since WWII and was also the first unit to receive its colours in an operational area.

32 "Buffalo" Battalion, a truly elite and extraordinary battalion of the South African Defence Force. 32 Battalion was an elite unit consisting of former FNLA guerrillas from Angola integrated with South African Officers to become acknowledged as the best fighting unit in the SADF since WWII and was also the first unit to receive its colours in an operational area.

Terwyl wit Suid-Afrika apartheid teen die agtergrond van die Koue Oorlog steun en agtienjariges diensplig aanvaar, dra Radio Freedom die boodskap van die vryheidstryd na jongmense in Namibië. Ook hulle neem die wapen op, en gaan van die platteland van Ovambo na sneeubedekte Moskou vir opleiding. `n Guerilla-oorlog begin. Ons skets die twee wêrelde waaruit soldate in teenoorstaande magte in die Grensoorlog kom.

Terwyl wit Suid-Afrika apartheid teen die agtergrond van die Koue Oorlog steun en agtienjariges diensplig aanvaar, dra Radio Freedom die boodskap van die vryheidstryd na jongmense in Namibië. Ook hulle neem die wapen op, en gaan van die platteland van Ovambo na sneeubedekte Moskou vir opleiding. `n Guerilla-oorlog begin. Ons skets die twee wêrelde waaruit soldate in teenoorstaande magte in die Grensoorlog kom.

The South West Africa and Angola Border War. This is a SADF patrol final inspection (thought to be 5 SAI), this was usually performed by the section leaders before the platoon moves out. His job was to check that every man's kit is in full order. Here he checks the ammunition and kit of the man allocated the 40 mm multiple grenade launcher. Photo courtesy of the Outapi War Museum.

The South West Africa and Angola Border War. This is a SADF patrol final inspection (thought to be 5 SAI), this was usually performed by the section leaders before the platoon moves out. His job was to check that every man's kit is in full order. Here he checks the ammunition and kit of the man allocated the 40 mm multiple grenade launcher. Photo courtesy of the Outapi War Museum.

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