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Ratels on the Lomba
Leopold Scholtz Add to basket
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Charlie Squadron – the iron fist of 61 Mechanised Battalion Group (61 Mech) – led the way on 3 October 1987 during the climactic battle between the South African Defence Force and the Angolan forces
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Cuito Cuanavale
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It is September 1987. The Angolan Army – with the support of Cuban troops and Soviet advisors – has built up a massive force on the Lomba River near Cuito Cuanavale in southern Angola. Their goal?
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Guide to Sieges of South Africa
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In this companion volume to the highly successful Field Guide to the Battlefields of South Africa , the pivotal sieges that characterised the Cape Frontier, Anglo-Zulu, Basotho and Anglo-Boer wars are
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South Africa's Border War
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A quarter-century after the last shots were fired during the Border War, many misconceptions about South Africa's longest war remains.  Since Willem Steenkamp's best-selling South Africa's Border
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Four SADF Operations
Paul Els Add to basket
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Each operation has its own story and its own heroes.
Operation Swivel is the first Operation where in the first qualified SA Paratroopers took part in.
Operation Hurdle must have been the first
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North of the Red Line
Hanlie Snyman Wroth , Gerry van Tonder Add to basket
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Over the years, much has been written about individuals and the forces and their operations in what became commonly known as South Africa’s Border War, or Grens Oorlog, but never before has the human
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As the Crow Flies: My Bushman Experience with 31 Battalion
Delville Linford with Al J Venter Add to basket
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peration Savannah entered the annals of South African military tradition four decades ago. Though there have been several books published about this ‘bare bones’ strike force that marched almost unimpeded
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A Military History of Modern South Africa
Ian van der Waag Add to basket
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The 20th Century has been one of enduring, rapid and fundamental social and political change. In Southern Africa, innumerable wars, rebellions, uprisings and protests have marked the integration, disintegration
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Recce
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Shrouded in secrecy due to their covert work, the legendary Recces have fascinated South Africans for years. Now one of them - Koos Stadler - has written a tell-all book about their missions during the
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Eden’s Exiles
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This is the story of war and conservation, a drama enacted in a theatre in the southwestern corner of Africa.
Author Jan Breytenbach, a legend in military circles, and the founder of South African
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Judas Goat – Betrayel for the sake of survival
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During May 1985, a South African Special Forces Team consisting out of nine operators, landed on a
beach in the oil-rich province of Cabinda in Angola. Their target was the six massive oil-storage
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Forged in Battle
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This book follows the development of the 32 Battalion from its confused origins from former enemies and terrorists into the best counter-insurgency force in the world.

Jan Breytenbach gets it
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Back to Angola
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In 1987, Paul Morris went to Angola as a reluctant conscripted soldier, where he experienced the fear and filth of war. Twenty-five years later, in 2012, Paul returned to Angola, and embarked on a 1500-kilometre
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Eye of the Firestorm
Roland de Vries Add to basket
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Eye of the Firestorm could be used to enhance the teaching within the military, security and leadership development. In a sense, this is an easy to read text book with many real life examples of young
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SAAF's Border War: The South African Air Force in Combat, 1966-1989
Peter Baxter Add to basket
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South African Mirages and Cuban MiG-21s dogfighting over Cuito Cuanavale, the largest tank battle on African soil since El Alamein; Puma troopships shot out of the skies by Strela missiles and RPG-7 rockets;
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The Terrible Ones The complete history of 32 Batallion 2 Volumes
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The soldiers of 32 Battalion were so feared by their enemies that they were called ‘the terrible ones’. This comprehensive two-volume work covers in detail the unit’s 117 documented military operations
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Zulu Zulu Foxtrot
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This is the explosive follow-up to Zulu Zulu Golf, covering Arn Durand’s next few years in Koevoet, the most deadly fighting force involved in the Border War. After moving to the unit Zulu Foxtrot, Durand
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32 Battalion
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They were a rag-tag band of bush warriors who fought their way across Angola and into the military history books. Here, for the first time, is the full, unembellished truth about the South African Defence
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Gunship Ace The Wars of Neall Ellis, Helicopter Pilot and Mercenary
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A former South African Air Force pilot who saw action throughout the region from the 1970s on, Neall Ellis is the best-known mercenary combat aviator alive. Apart from flying Alouette helicopter gunships
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Brothers in Arms
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Dutch expatriates joined the Boers, their reasons ranging from loyalty to their common ancestry to strong anti-British sentiments and a search for adventure.

Brothers in Arms documents the trials
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