Gen Jannie Geldenhuys is a former South African military commander who served as Chief of the South African Defence Force between 1985 and 1990

Gen Jannie Geldenhuys is a former South African military commander who served as Chief of the South African Defence Force between 1985 and 1990

I picked this up in SA, it looks like an interesting read. Luckily it advertises that it gives both sides of the conflict, and a Cuban perspective as well. Despite being a hot-button issue (which I understand) the African wars of the 1960s-1990s are an under appreciated study in COIN.

The African wars of the are an under appreciated study in COIN.

-Vintage Recruiting Poster For The South African Special Forces ,Recces !

-Vintage Recruiting Poster For The South African Special Forces ,Recces !

MPLA soldiers with captured South African tank, Cuito Cuanavale, 1988.

Angolan soldiers with captured South African tank, Cuito Cuanavale, photographed by Jeremy Harding.

End Conscription Campaign Poster (1987)

This poster is an offset litho in sepia, produced by the ECC in Johannesburg. This poster depicts the increased anger against conscription. The text reads:

Russians in Cuito

Soviet Air Defense Crew poses in Cuito Cuanavale after a South African artillery bombardment in

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

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

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