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Die Kommunisme In Aksie, deur C.F. de Villiers, F.R. Metrowich, J.A. du Plessis

See "THE COMMUNIST STRATEGY by C. F. de Villiers, F. R. Metrowich and J. A. du Plessis", for a Review on the English version book done by Lt GenL K. R. COSTER, ICD, OBE: Communist Strategy: 'Wake up, before it is too late!’

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The Communist Strategy, by C.F. de Villiers, F.R. Metrowich, J.A. du Plessis

Communist Strategy: 'Wake up, before it is too late!’

THE COMMUNIST STRATEGY by C. F. de Villiers, F. R. Metrowich and J. A. du Plessis, Department of Information, Pretoria, 1975; 136 pp plus Bibliography and Maps.

• Reviewed by Lt Genl K. R. COSTER, ICD, OBE.

There is a great tendency on the part of many people who live in democratic societies to ignore books, papers or pronouncements on communism because “they have heard it all befo...
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Geskiedkundige herinneringe, Regiment Vaalrivier 1960-2008


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Avontuur in Angola: die verhaal van Suid-Afrika se soldate in Angola, 1975-1976, deur Sophia du Preez

A lot of secrets of the early years of the bushwar in Angola & Namibia were revealed in this book for the first time. The author was a military historian in the employ of the SADF. Afrikaans text. Hardcover, dust jacket, pp.xii,235, photo-plates, maps.

Publisher: J.L. van Schaik; 1. uitg edition (1989)
Language: Afrikaans
ISBN-10: 062701691X
ISBN-13: 978-0627016912

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FIREARMS: Developed and Manufactured in Southern Africa 1949 - 2000, edited by Chas Lotter

Two hundred and twenty local firearms are covered in this new reference guide. The full story of these firearms and of the people who designed them has never before been told. This new firearms reference guide is the result of eight years of hard work tracing and interviewing key people, scanning original documents and taking original photographs.
This book comprehensively covers the technical data on Southern African hunting rifles, sporting arms, handguns and military firearms as well as ...
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The South African Intelligence Services: From Apartheid to Democracy, 1948-2005, by Kevin A. O'Brien

This book is the first full history of South African intelligence and provides a detailed examination of the various stages in the evolution of South Africa's intelligence organizations and structures. Covering the apartheid period of 1948-90, the transition from apartheid to democracy of 1990-94, and the post-apartheid period of new intelligence dispensation from 1994-2005, this book examines not only the apartheid government's intelligence dispensation and operations, but also those of the Afr...
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A Spook’s Progress: From Making War to Making Peace, by Maritz Spaarwater

From the 1960s, Maritz Spaarwater was an intelligence agent for the South African government, first for Military Intelligence and later for National Intelligence. In the late 1980s, he was among the first to start official discussions overseas with the exiled leadership of the ANC, and he became involved in the negotiations that led to the 1994 election. This is his story. A Spook’s Progress plays out in a range of locations, from army bases in Namibia to the NIS offices in Pretoria, from the du...
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Soviet Strategy in Southern Africa: Gorbachev's Pragmatic Approach, by Peter Vanneman

During the 1980s the assertive foreign policy of the Reagan administration arrested the momentum of Soviet strategy in southern Africa.

Product details
Paperback: 156 pages
Publisher: Hoover Inst Pr; Good condition. 142pp. ISBN 0817989021. edition (July 1, 1990)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0817989021
ISBN-13: 978-0817989026
Product Dimensions: 6.2 x 0.5 x 9.2 inches
Shipping Weight: 8.8 ounces

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Batalha Histórica De Quifangondo, by Serguei Kolomnin.

The war in Angola. A new book by Sergei Kolomnin. / War in Angola. "Russian Trace at Quifangondo". A new book by Serguei Kolomnin. / Guerra em Angola. "Vestígio russo em Quifangondo". O livro mais recente de Serguei Kolomnin.
Now available in Portuguese
The book was published on the initiative and with the support of the native of Union Veterans of Angola. The book is devoted to dramatic events during October and November 1975, when the fate of independent Angola hung in the balan...
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U.S. Foreign Policy Towards Apartheid South Africa, 1948–1994. Conflict of interests, by Alex Thomson

From the Introduction: Africa, during the second half of the twentieth century, was not a priority for U.S. foreign policy. Senior Cold War strategists concentrated their efforts elsewhere. Whereas the memoirs of past presidents and former secretaries of state contain regular references to the Soviet Union, Korea, Cuba, Vietnam, the Middle East, and East-West relations generally, recollections of African issues are few and far between. Relations between United States and this part of the world t...
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How Far All The Way. A pocket history of the South African Naval Marines, by Louis Fourie

Additional info by Paul J Els:
"This is the story of Louis Fourie of his time in the Marines. He was also the OC of Wenela and there are a few good photos in the book. The book can be ordered with the photos as from page 72 to 81 in colour. Just ask for it and the price."


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UITERS GEHEIM en ander anekdotes - Kobus de Villiers

Dit is die sestigs en die wêreld ondergaan groot veranderinge. Die Koue Oorlog, die ruimte wedloop, die Kubaanse misiel krisis, hippies en Woodstock. Motors met stertvinne en Suid-Afrika word ʼn Republiek en ons betaal met die Rand eerder as die Pond.
Ek lê op die grasperk voor die ou Vrystaatse plaashuis en tuur die donker Afrika hemel in om die groen knipoogliggie van Sputnik te volg tussen die flikkerende sterre.
Die ruimtewedloop tussen die Russe en die Amerikaners gryp my verbeeldi...
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Angola The Battle of Kifangondo, 1975, by Miguel Junior

The world has witnessed several battles since the dawn of time. Whether ancient or recent, they all contain a wealth of data useful for life in several circumstances. These battles, which had a significant influence on the life of mankind and defined the course of history, have been the object of study by many scholars. Besides these and other battles framed in the context of great armed conflicts, the world has long recorded the occurrence of small-scale fighting associated with a number of arm...
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Involvement of South African Defense Forces in South East Angola 1966-1974: A Counterinsurgency Study, by Miguel Junior

This analysis of the involvement of the South African Defence Force in the counterinsurgency campaign led by the armed forces of Portugal aims to identify the nature of the engagement and to see what lessons can be drawn from the point of view of counterinsurgency warfare.
Miguel Júnior is a general officer of the Angolan Armed Forces and a military historian. He has published six books and is co-author and organizer of two more. He has also written on his own several articles on defence, s...
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Angolan War of Liberation Colonial. Communist Clash, 1961-1974, by Al J. Venter

When a large group of rebels invaded Angola from a recently independent Congo in 1961, it heralded the opening shots in another African war of independence. Between 1961 and 1974, Portugal faced the extremely ambitious task of conducting three simultaneous counterinsurgency campaigns to preserve its hegemony of Angola, Portuguese Guinea and Mozambique. While other European states were falling over themselves in granting independence to their African possessions, Portugal chose to stay and fight ...
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1 RECCE: Die Nag Behoort Aan Ons, deur Alexander Strachan

1-Recce was die skerpste, veelsydigste en dodelikste spesialiseenheid in die ganse Suid-Afrikaanse weermag. Dié manne was superfiks, bomenslik taai en het vir niks gestuit nie. Hulle het telkens hul lewens op die spel geplaas in die uitvoering van hoogs geheime operasies agter vyandelike linies.
Dekades lank is oor al dié hoogs geheime sendings geswyg. Nou, vir die eerste keer, openbaar die Recce's se groot generaals (waaronder die legendariese kol Jan Breytenbach) hoe hulle gestuur is ...
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1 RECCE: The Night Belongs to Us, by Alexander Strachan

1-Recce was the sharpest, most versatile and deadliest specialist unit in the entire South African army. These men were super fit, unbelievably tough and stopped at nothing. Time and again they put their lives at risk in the execution of highly secret operations behind enemy lines.
For decades these missions have been kept secret. Now, for the first time, the Recces' most famous generals (including the legendary colonel Jan Breytenbach) reveal their involvement in many highly sensitive ...
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Angola: the hidden history of Washington's war, by Ernest Harsch & Tony Thomas

Angola: The Hidden History of Washington's War Hardcover – June 30, 1976
by Ernest Harsch (Author), Tony Thomas (Author), Malik Miah (Editor)
As Angola was winning its long struggle for independence from Portugal, the country was plunged into a civil war. Here is the documented record of the U. S. government’s secret military intervention in Angola, in alliance with Portuguese colonialism and the racist regime of South Africa.

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The Origins of the Angolan Civil War: Foreign Intervention and Domestic Political Conflict, 1961-76, by Fernando Andresen Guimaraes

An investigation of the origins of the Angolan civil war of 1975-76. By looking at the interaction between internal and external factors, it reveals the domestic roots of the conflict and the impact of foreign intervention on the civil war. The formative influence of colonialism and anti-colonialism on the emergence of Angolan rivalry since 1961 is described, and the externalization of that power struggle is analysed from a perspective of both international and domestic politics.

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Slag van Brug 14 (1976), SABC Documentary

On 29 April 1976, SABC-TV (the state television service) screened a 'documentary' recreation of the 'Battle of Bridge 14'. Gordon Winter, a defector from the Bureau of State Security, claimed the film had been compiled by South Mrican Military Intelligence. The hour-long 'Die Slag van Brug 14' was shot on location in Namibia with SADF troops playing all the roles. It portrayed a small SADF armoured car group, routing a numerically far superior force of Cubans at a strategic bridge somewhere in t...
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Images from 'Grensoorlog' series, produced by Linda de Jager, reproduced with kind permission from MNET
Images from 'Grensoorlog' series, produced by Linda de Jager, reproduced with kind permission from MNET
Images from 'Grensoorlog' series, produced by Linda de Jager, reproduced with kind permission from MNET
Images from 'Grensoorlog' series, produced by Linda de Jager, reproduced with kind permission from MNET
Images from 'Grensoorlog' series, produced by Linda de Jager, reproduced with kind permission from MNET


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