South African Border War/Angolan Bush War

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A Portuguese Marine occupying the streets of Angola in

Portuguese militaria from the African Colonial Wars - Page 2

Hi Shotgee Back from vacations with news Numbered Mocidade Portuguesa parawings denotes to member classification as he progress on qualification to obtain the

View from the command hatch of a Romeo Mike Casspir, Counter-Insurgency unit Circa 1982 to ( The Casspir's Nutria Brown and armament indicate definitely indicate that it is not Koevoet as purported on another board ! Military Life, Military History, Tactical Life, Tactical Survival, Once Were Warriors, World Conflicts, Army Day, Weapon Of Mass Destruction, Defence Force

Koevoet Police with Casspir, Counter-Insurgency unit in Namibia 1980's.

Selous Scouts during the Rhodesian Bush War c.

Bushmen of the South African army undergoing training in South West Africa, Military Gear, Military Police, Military History, Once Were Warriors, South Afrika, Army Training, Army Day, Defence Force, Military Modelling
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Portuguese Soldiers during the African Colonial conflict wearing vertical lizard "Angolan" pattern camo uniforms with webbing kit and rifles. Colonial, Military Life, Military History, Paratrooper, Conflict Resolution, Modern Warfare, Interesting History, World History, Armed Forces

Portuguese Soldiers during the African Colonial conflict (61-74) wearing m64 vertical lizard "Angolan" pattern camo uniforms with m64 webbing kit and G3 rifles.

Soviet advisor Tatyana Davydova poses with an Angolan soldier in Angola. Soviet Army, Soviet Union, West Africa, South Africa, Super Images, Vietnam War Photos, Modern Warfare, Cold War, Military History
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Soviet advisor Tatyana Davydova poses with an Angolan soldier in Angola.

Angolan, Soviet, and Cuban soldiers pose for a group photograph near Cuito Cuanavale. Soviet Army, Soviet Union, World Conflicts, Warsaw Pact, Super Images, Brothers In Arms, Defence Force, African History, Cold War
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Angolan, Soviet, and Cuban soldiers pose for a group photograph near Cuito Cuanavale. Photograph taken in April 1988.

February 1961 – The Portuguese Colonial War begins in Angola. Portuguese military parade in Luanda, Angola. African Life, African History, Colonial, Portuguese Empire, History Of Portugal, World Conflicts, Military Branches, Guinea Bissau, War Machine

Portuguese Colonial War

February 4, 1961 – The Portuguese Colonial War begins in Angola. Portuguese military parade in Luanda, Angola.

In accordance with United Nations Security Council Resolution 626 and the New York Accords, Cuban troops begin withdrawing from Angola.

Cuba’s Contributions to the Angola Revolution: A Selfless Independent Cuba CUBAN TRANSITIONS

In accordance with United Nations Security Council Resolution 626 and the New York Accords, Cuban troops begin withdrawing from Angola.

October Soviet officer Mischenko and Angolan soldiers travel to the front with a Land Rover captured from the enemy. Photograph taken somewhere in the vicinity of the Lomba River in Angola. Military Gear, Military Service, Military History, Military Vehicles, Moab Jeep, Super Images, Brothers In Arms, Defence Force, War Photography
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October 3rd, 1987. Soviet officer Mischenko and Angolan soldiers travel to the front with a Land Rover captured from the enemy. Photograph taken somewhere in the vicinity of the Lomba River in Angola.

Soviet military translator Igor Zhdarkin during The Battle of Cuito Cuanavale.

Soviet military translator Igor Zhdarkin during The Battle of Cuito Cuanavale. Photograph taken sometime during 1988.

Genl Chris van Zyl (SA Inligtingskool - Diskobolos) Foto: Anita Potgieter Viljoen.

Genl Chris van Zyl (SA Inligtingskool - Diskobolos) Foto: Anita Potgieter Viljoen.

 Great professionals and fighters.

The Soviet Military Mission in Cuito Cuanavale. Soviet officers pose with a…

The Soviet Military Mission in Cuito Cuanavale. Soviet officers pose with a monkey. Photograph taken sometime during 1988.