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Young's Field: A History of the Anti-Aircraft School, by Lionel Crook

Title: Young's Field: A History of the Anti-Aircraft School
Author: Lionel Crook
Publisher: Anti-Aircraft School/10 Anti-Aircraft Regiment, 1991
Length: 101 pages
ISBN-10 : 0620155728
ISBN-13 : 978-0620155724
Publisher : Thorold's Africana Books [distributor] (January 1, 1991)
Language: : English

Source: Abebooks.co.uk
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Abe Ons Eerste, deur Abraham Bengell

Oom Abe was die laaste rsm van 55 Bn Nepara. Hy was ook die eerste gekleurde RSM van n grens basis. Oom Abe het nog n paar van sy boeke oor. Laat weet wie stel belang. Ek hanteer net die ad vir hom. Alle betalings geskied direk na sy bank rekening. Postage for buyer.
Cheers, Charl Parkin.

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Cuba and Africa, 1959–1994, Edited by Adrien Delmas, Giulia Bonacci, Kali Argyriadis

This collection provides an understanding and an explanation of Cuba’s interaction with Africa between 1959 and 1994, beginning with the Cuban Revolution and ending with South Africa’s democratic election. Excitingly, these essays reflect understandings of the Cuba–African nexus from a range of disciplinary nodes. This is interdisciplinary scholarship in a real and symbolic way – and at its most interesting too.
— Peter Vale, Senior Fellow, Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship, Univer...
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Ovamboland & Die Kaokoveld 1850-1990, deur Lukas de Waal

The book covers the history of Ovamboland and the Kaokoveld (Sector 10) from 1850 to 1990 and the involvement of the government- and other officials who worked in Ovamboland and the Kaokoveld and also includes the Etosha Game Reserve. It begins when the first white people made contact with the Ovambo's in the Ondonga tribal area just after 1850, then briefly about the Finnish Mission since 1870, the cruel kings and chiefs of the past and how they ruled. The history of the first whites appointed ...
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Boys at War. Diary of SA’s Operation Savannah 1975 – 1976, by Paul Els

Following the Korean War, the next armed conflict to involve South African military forces was against Soviet, Cuban and Angolan forces – the SADF’s Operation Savannah in Angola. This resulted from the communist-inspired coup d’état in Portugal and the Soviet Union’s attempt, using Cuban surrogate forces, to annex Angola and to threaten South Africa’s national security. Teenaged boys doing their national service played a major role in this conflict. They and their young commanders, emerging vict...
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BattleFront Namibia, by John Ya-Otto, Ole Gjerstad and Michael Mercer

BattleFront Namibia - An Autobiography by John Ya-Otto, Ole Gjerstad and Michael Mercer

Author: John Ya-Otto, Ole Gjerstad and Michael Mercer
Publisher: Lawrence Hill Books
Date of Publication: 1982
Place of Publication: United States
Copyright: 1981 John Ya-Otto
ISBN: 978-0882081328

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CHALLENGE. Southern Africa within the African Revolutionary Context, by Al J. Venter

Southern Africa within the African Revolutionary Context. 526 pages with index and HUGE amount of photographs from one of the world's ultimate war correspondents. First edition hardcover published by Ashanti, 1989. Still an excellent reference.

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Option for the Sword: N.A. by Pedro Marangoni, Translated by Robert Anderson

An anti communist fighter involved in the Portuguese wars to save Angola and Mozambique from communist takeover in the 1970's, Rhodesia Special Branch, French and Spanish Foreign Legion,and lots of action.
At the beginning of the 1970's, we had two clear and opposing policy options. I chose the one that best represented the way of life I inherited from my ancestors, who helped, with the freedom of democracy, to build a Civilization that gave everyone the opportunity to work, not the forced ...
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SOUTH AFRICAN ARMOURED VEHICLES: A History of Innovation and Excellence, by Dr Dewald Venter

AFRICA@WAR SERIES: VOLUME 49
SOUTH AFRICAN ARMOURED VEHICLES: A History of Innovation and Excellence
During the Cold War, Africa became a prime location for proxy wars between the East and the West. Against the backdrop of a steep rise in liberation movements backed by Eastern Bloc communist countries such as Cuba and the Soviet Union, southern Africa saw one of the most intense wars ever fought on the continent.
Subjected to international sanctions due to its policies of ra...
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Building Bridges. Namibian Nationalists Clemens Kapuuo, Hosea Kutako, Brendan Simbwaye, Samuel Witbooi, by Israel Goldblatt

Windhoek in the early 1960s: the 34-year-old politician Clemens Kapuuo knocks at the door of the senior advocate Israel Goldblatt to solicit advice regarding the myriad of difficulties encountered by Africans daily under the apartheid regime. An unusual relationship and friendship develops, one that transcends the racial divide in this South African-governed Territory and will last for nearly 10 years. Meeting in Goldblatt's chambers, at his home and in the Old Location, other participants in th...
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Onvertelde verhale van SAKK soldate, deur William Sam

In my eerste boek getiteld, My loopbaan as bruin soldaat, praat ek van die oorlog in Ovomboland wat jo agtervolg soos jou skaduwee, oral waar jy is, is die stories ook. Maar ek het gedink dis net met my wat dit gebeur het, tot ek die boek getitel: Onvertelde verhale van SAKK soldate begin skryf het en ontdek dat dit presies dieselfde met diegene is wat ek mee onderhoude gevoer het. Daar was tye dat ons saam gehuil het, saam gelag het maar ook tye dat daar net n doodste stilte tussen ons was. Bai...
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Buffalo Battalion: South Africa's 32 Battalion - A Tale of Sacrifice, by LJ Bothma

By August 1974 the Portuguese had all but abandoned Angola, its erstwhile colony, and there was a fear in both the Intelligence services of South Africa and America that the country was likely to fall the hands of the MPLA, generally regarded as a Soviet surrogate. It was that fear that triggered the training by South Africa of guerrilla groups opposed to MPLA. One group of FNLA guerrillas trained by Recce Colonel Jan Breytenbach, later known as Bravo Group, was re-infiltrated back into Angola a...
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Soldaat en mens. by General Georg Meiring

Soldaat en Mens- General Georg Meiring’s autobiography now available.

I am extremely excited and honoured to announce that South African(National) Defence Force Chief, General Georg Meiring’s autobiography is now available.

“Soldaat en mens” is the personal story of a remarkable life in service of South Africa. General Meiring played a crucial role in South Africa’s attempt to stop Soviet expansion and in the post Cold War South Africa. We now have a chance to view ...
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Simon’s Town Dockyard - The First Hundred Years.,

Provides a comprehensive history of the East Dockyard at Simon's Town and it's influence on the town that was erected around it.

Title: Simon's Town Dockyard: The First Hundred Years
Contributors: Simon's Town Historical Society, Naval Heritage Society of South Africa
Publisher: Simon's Town Historical Society and the South African Naval Heritage Trust, 2010
ISBN: 0620479329, 9780620479325
Length: 250 pages

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Move The Border: A History of the Greatest Battles of the Angolan Border War 1966-1989, by Marius Scheepers

An account which strives to place the war which South Africa fought in Angola in a historically meaningful perspective. Although the conflict initially centered on the opposing agendas of the SADF and People’s Liberation Army of Namibia of SWAPO, it was to escalate and take on an international Cold War character as Angolan, Cuban, and Soviet protagonists appeared on the stage of the unfolding drama. Apart from the political resolution which was subsequently achieved in South Africa, the war repr...
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Border War in Angola Ruacana: The Unnecessary War (English), by Mario Riva Morales

Paperback - February 14, 2020

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Die SAW en Cuito Cuanavale: 'n Taktiese en Strategiese Analise, deur Leopold Scholtz

Dit gebeur dikwels dat ’n skietoorlog deur ’n tweede oorlog gevolg word. Dié oorlog word nie met ammunisie of kartetse gevoer of met tenks en bomwerpers nie, maar met woorde. Die oorlog word as ’t ware op papier oorgeveg.”
In 1987–1988 was die stowwerige Angolese dorpie Cuito Cuanavale die toneel van die laaste gevegte van die Grensoorlog. Sedertdien is dit die fokuspunt van ’n openbare debat oor wie eintlik hierdie oorlog gewen het.
Die leierskorps van die Suid-Afrikaanse Weermag (SA...
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War of Intervention in Angola - Volume 2: Angolan and Cuban Forces at War, 1976-1983, by Adrien Fontanellaz

AFRICA@WAR SERIES: VOLUME 34
As of mid-1976, the civil war in Angola was seemingly decided: supported by a large contingent of Cuban forces, the MPLA established itself in power in Luanda. Its native competitors, the US-French-Zaire-supported FNLA, and UNITA, supported by China and South Africa, were in tatters. The French and Zaire-supported FLEC an armed movement for the independence of the oil-rich Cabinda enclave was in disarray. The last few of their surviving units were either driven ...
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Semper prorsum: Regiment Mooirivier, 1954-2001, by Front Cover Gerhardus Johannes Jakobus Oosthuizen

Title: Semper prorsum: Regiment Mooirivier, 1954-2001
Author: Gerhardus Johannes Jakobus Oosthuizen
Publisher: Ons Drukkers, 2003
Length: 182 pages

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Pik Botha en sy Tyd, deur Theresa Papenfus

Dis ’n belangrike boek oor die oorgangspolitiek in Suider-Afrika. Dit fokus op die rol wat ’n enkele persoon – Pik Botha – as deelnemer gespeel het oor ’n tydperk van meer as vyf dekades.

Meer oor die Skrywer:
Theresa Papenfus is ’n gebore Bolander en het op Worcester gematrikuleer. Ná haar studies in tale aan die Universiteit van Stellenbosch is sy in 1975 as verslaggeefster by Beeld in Pretoria aangestel.

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