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5 South African Infantry Training Unit - (65 members)

5 SA Infantry Battalion (5 SAI) [Afr: 5 Suid-Afrikaanse Infanteriebataljon] was established at Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal, on January 1, 1962, becoming operational on April 1, 1962. In 1963 the unit provided assistance to the Michael Caine movie 'Zulu' and in 1968 they assisted moviemakers in filming 'Amajuba'. In 1975 the unit partook in Operation Savannah and in the early 1980s helped establish a base at Eenhana in northern South West Africa.


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5 South African Infantry Battalion - (65 members)

5 SA Infantry Battalion (5 SAI) [Afr: 5 Suid-Afrikaanse Infanteriebataljon] was established at Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal, on January 1, 1962, becoming operational on April 1, 1962. In 1963 the unit provided assistance to the Michael Caine movie 'Zulu' and in 1968 they assisted moviemakers in filming 'Amajuba'. In 1975 the unit partook in Operation Savannah and in the early 1980s helped establish a base at Eenhana in northern South West Africa.


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Dudley Wall
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