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Die Mense van SWA - 'n Geo Etnologiese Oorsig, deur Kapt SMG Visser

Voorwoord:
In 'n oorlogsituasie is 'n mens geneig om meer op die aard en die omvang van operasies te konsentreer. Die mens en sy omgewing waarbinne opgetree word speel egter 'n ewe belangrike rol. Die aanslag in SWA is 'n totale aanslag wat gemik is teen feitlik elke faset van die mens se lewe. Kennis van die leefwyses en tradisies van die mense van die land is van kardinale belang ten einde oor die nodige begrip en insig in enige gegewe situasie te beskik. Dit as sulks vorm die basis vir...
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In the Heart of the Whore: The Story of Apartheid's Death Squads, by Jacques Pauw

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Hardcover: 336 pages
Publisher: Southern Book Publishers; 1st edition (February 1992)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1868123928
ISBN-13: 978-1868123926
Product Dimensions: 9.8 x 8.9 x 1.3 inches
Shipping Weight: 0.3 ounces

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Into the heart of darkness: Confessions of apartheid's assassins, by Jacques Pauw

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Paperback: 346 pages
Publisher: J. Ball; First Edition edition (1997)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1868420582
ISBN-13: 978-1868420582
Product Dimensions: 8.7 x 6.1 x 1.2 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds

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The Aftermath of the Cassinga Massacre Survivors, Deniers and Injustices, by Vilho Shigwedha

It took the former South African Defence Force (SADF) less than four hours to kill more than eight hundred Namibian refugees at Cassinga on May 4, 1978. Thousands of survivors were left with irreparable physical and emotional injuries. The unhealed trauma of Cassinga, a Namibian civilian camp in southern Angola before the massacre, is beyond the worst that the victims of the attack experienced on the ground. Unacceptable layers of pain and suffering continue to grow and multiply as the victims’ ...
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Cubans in Angola: South-South Cooperation and Transfer of Knowledge, 1976–1991, by Christine Hatzky

Angola, a former Portuguese colony in southern central Africa, gained independence in 1975 and almost immediately plunged into more than two decades of conflict and crisis. Fidel Castro sent Cuban military troops to Angola in support of the Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola (MPLA), leading to its ascension to power despite facing threats both international and domestic. What is less known, and what Cubans in Angola brings to light, is the significant role Cubans played in the transformat...
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Valentina: The Exile Child: An autobiography by Rachel Valentina Nghiwete

On the dawn of Namibia's independence from South African rule in 1990, around 43,000 exiles were repatriated to the country formerly known as South West Africa. Of these, many had left their country of birth to flee the brutality of South Africa's apartheid regime, and/or to join the struggle (political and armed) for Namibia's liberation, waged primarily by the South West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO). But included in the 43,000, were about 20,000 children who had never set foot in or fu...
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Apartheid's war against Angola: An account of South African aggression against the People's Republic of Angola, by Marga Holness

A joint United Nations Centre against Apartheid and World Campaign against Military and Nuclear Collaboration with South Africa publication.

PREFACE:
The constant and escalating acts of aggression, destabilisation and terrorism committed by the racist regime of South Africa against the independent African states have created a growing threat, to international peace. The peoples of Southern Africa, who have achieved independence after heavy sacrifices, have knuy/n no peace f...
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South Africa's undeclared war against Mozambique, by Jan Marsh

PUBLISHED BY THE MOZAMBIQUE ANGOLA COMMITTEE IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE CAMPAIGN TO STOP THE APARTHEID WAR ORGANISED BY THE ANTI-APARTHEID MOVEMENT - 1984

The apartheid state of South Africa - one of the world's most heavily militarised nations - is waging an undeclared war on Mozambique, its north-eastern neighbour.
This war is part of a pattern, a wider strategy aimed at subordinating all the less developed but politically independent countries of Southern Africa, and also a...
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Die südwestafrikanischen Territorialstreitkräfte (SWATF) 1980-1989, by von Wolfgang Reith. Manu Brevis

Wolfgang Reith stellt die relativ kurze Geschichte der südwestafrikanischen Territorialstreitkräfte (SWATF), die von 1980 bis 1989 existierte, erstmals in deutscher Sprache vor.

Vorwort

Am 27. Mai 1989 erfolgte die endgültige Demobilisierung der „South West Africa Territory Force" (SWATF), der ersten landeseigenen Streitkräfte in der Geschichte Südwestafrikas und Namibias. Erst 1980 gegründet, hat diese in der deutschen Übersetzung genannte Gebietsmacht (Afrikaans: „Gebieds...
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Beeld van die SWA Gebiedsmag, deur P. H. R. Snyman

Uitgegee deur: Openbare Betrekkinge, SA Weermag, 1989
ISBN: 062112642X, 9780621126426
102 bladsye

Bron: Protea Boekwinkel (https://www.proteaboekwinkel.com)...
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Um lugar chamado Angola, de Karla Suárez

Memórias dos cubanos sobre a guerra em Angola em livro
“Um lugar chamado Angola” de Karla Suárez retrata sequelas da guerra angolana em Cuba. O livro foi apresentado em Lisboa pelo escritor angolano Ondjaki, que prefere realçar os benefícios da presença cubana em Angola.
A participação de soldados cubanos no conflito armado em Angola teve impacto real na sociedade. Os horrores da guerra deixaram marcas indeléveis em Cuba, como confirma Karla Suárez no seu livro "Um lugar chamado Angola...
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Eye on the enemy, by Neil Reynolds

The book is about 31 Bn Recce Wing between 1984 and 1987. This is Neil's story during these years.

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Spy: Uncovering Craig Williamson, by Jonathan Ancer

In 1972 Craig Williamson, a big, burly, bearded man, walked onto Wits University and registered as a student. He joined the National Union of South African Students (Nusas), and was on the frontline in the war against apartheid. At one march he was beaten up, arrested and spent a year on trial. Williamson rose up through the student movement’s ranks to become the Nusas vice president. After being harassed by security police and having his passport seized, he decided to flee the country to contin...
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Cuito Cuanavale: 12 Months of War that Transformed a Continent, by Fred Bridgland

"I am very sad to hear of Mike Muller’s death. I remember him well and with affection – a nice man, and very courageous, who was extremely cooperative and very very interesting.

Re The War for Africa, it so happens by a happy coincidence that it is about to be republished in Europe, North America and South Africa. I have written a new Preface, Prologue and Epilogue for the new edition, but the central account, including Mike Muller’s stories, remains as originally publishe...
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Battle For Angola: The End Of The Cold War In Africa c1975-89, by Al J. Venter

Following the publication of Al Venter's successful Portugal's Guerrilla Wars in Africa - shortlisted by the New York Military Affairs Symposium's 'Arthur Goodzeit Book Award for 2013' - his Battle for Angola delves still further into the troubled history of this former Portuguese African colony.

This is a completely fresh work running to almost 600 pages including 32 pages of colour photos, with the main thrust on events before and after the civil war that followed Lisbon's over-has...
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Salazar: A Political Biography, by Filipe de Meneses

The first full-length English scholarly biography of one of the last dictators of Western Europe. Antonio de Oliveira Salazar entered the government of Portugal when Herbert Hoover was president and ended his political career at the end of the Johnson administration; he remained in power for forty years (1928 1968), one of the longest tenures in modern history. As a young man he planned to enter the priesthood and attended the seminary until he decided to become a political economist and an acad...
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Living in a Shadow World: The Memoirs and True Story of a South African Intelligence Field Operator, by Daniël Ferreira du Toit and Klaus Schirmer

In 1974 a young man, called up to serve in the South African Defence Force, is recruited by Military Intelligence. Three years later, his military tour of duty to the Angolan border over, he joins BOSS, the Bureau of Sate Security, intelligence service of the South African apartheid regime.
From Switzerland to Togo, from Zaire to Kenya, his journey takes him from BOSS through to SASS, the South African Secret Service as the agency is known today.
As field operator he learns to face an...
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SOUTH AFRICAN ARMOUR OF THE BORDER WAR 1975-89, by Kyle Harmse and Simon Dunstan

SOUTH AFRICAN ARMOUR OF THE BORDER WAR 1975-89 - Authors Kyle Harmse and Simon Dunstan with illustrations by Pierre Lowe Victor. Published by Osprey Publishing in their New Vaguard Series. 48 Pages - 51 colour and black&white photos - 13 illustrations and art works - Price R295.00 (excluding shipping) - NOW AVALABLE FROM THE AVIATION SHOP - e-mail info@aviationshop.co.za...
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JPRS Report: Cuban Government Proceedings Against Arnaldo Ochoa Sanchez and Other Officials June-July 1989

This reference volume is a compilation of the translated broadcasts of the Cuban Government proceedings against Division General Arnaldo Ochoa Sanchez and other officials of the Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces (MINFAR) and the Cuban Interior Ministry (MININT).
This material first appeared in various issues of the FBIS DAILY REPORT: LATIN AMERICA and has been brought together as a logical reference unit. The broadcasts are in chronological order. No editorial changes or corrections have...
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Ons was daar Sektor 10, deur Paul J. Els

Die nuwe boek van Paul J. Els ‘ONS WAS DAAR SEKTOR 10’ is nou beskikbaar vanaf epos@groep7.co.za

Die boek is A4 met 537 bladsye W/S, c. 1600 fotos, wat die stories van die SAW en SAP in Owambo en Kaokoveld vertel. Dit gee persoonlike stories en fotos en kortliks iets van permanente eenhede wat daar was.

The new book by Paul J Els ‘Ons was daar Sektor 10’ is now available from epos@groep7.co.za

The book is A4 in Afrikaans with 537 pages B/W, C. 1600 photos with st...
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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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