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 Africa has basically adopted the same rifle as a large number other states, the FN Fal. A or 308 battle rifle, a lot like a more modern

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.

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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...

Very rare photo of South African Spec Forces in the late in Angola

Very rare photo of South African Spec Forces in the late 80's in Angola

This group is about what South Africans called the South African Border War or… Military Units, Military Life, Military History, South African Air Force, Army Day, Army Infantry, Defence Force, Army Vehicles, Modern Warfare

Grensoorlog

This group is about what South Africans called the <strong>South African Border War</strong> or Grensoorlog. <strong>Any</strong> pictures or videos of <strong>any aspect</strong> from <strong>all sides</strong> related to this long but under reported conflict is <strong>welcome</strong>. Be they South African (SADF, ECC, ANC etc), Namibian (SWAPO,SWATF etc.), Angolan (MPLA, UNITA, FNLA etc) or Cuban, Russian, East German, or American. Pictures of Video need not only be of a military kind…

Taking the fight to them. South African Special Forces in the late Military Photos, Military Art, Military History, Special Ops, Special Forces, Army Day, War Photography, Landscape Photography, Military Insignia

Taking the fight to them. South African Special Forces in the late 1980's

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South African Air Force Puma

South African Defence Force pre 1989

South African Defence Force pre 1989

Wounded South African Para's in a makeshift medical post. Battle of Cassinga - Angola Military Life, Military History, Once Were Warriors, Army Day, Vietnam War Photos, Defence Force, Paratrooper, African History, Special Forces
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Wounded South African Para's in a makeshift medical post. Battle of Cassinga - Angola

Ian and Ricardo - Platoon 3 SAI, somewhere across the 'kaplyn' May

Ian and Ricardo - Platoon 1, 3 SAI, somewhere across the 'kaplyn' May 1, 1980, Operation 'Liberation 1". Note the 60mm and R1 rifle were carried. That's over 10kg plus four 60mm rounds at 1.4kg (total 5.6kgs) and four R1 mags took total to near 20kgs and that's not counting water or food. I was nearly always spared having a turn carrying the platoon B25 radio.

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South African Special Forces

An universal image. A South African soldier reads a letter from a loved one after a tour in the Namibian/Angolan bush - Once Were Warriors, Union Of South Africa, South Afrika, Army Day, All Nature, Vietnam Veterans, African History, Military History, Armed Forces

South African troop - reading his letter before going on patrol

 From 1978 SWAPO adopted the tactic of

TAKING THE WAR TO SWAPO

On the spoor

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Parade

SADF Army Day, Defence Force, Military Pictures, African History, North Africa, Cold War, Armed Forces, Guitar Chords, Afrikaans
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SADF