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.

This group is about what South Africans called the South African Border War or Grensoorlog.  Any pictures or videos of any aspect from all sides related to this long but under reported conflict is welcome.   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. Any pictures of places or cultural artifacts welcome. If you can, please GEO…

This group is about what South Africans called the South African Border War or…

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