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Operation Protea: Battle Design Part 2

Operation Protea

 

 

 

 

 

The battle design of the SADF specified 8 phases:

  • Phase 1. Actions against the following SWAPO areas:
    • Area Bravo (SWAPO North-Western Front Headquarters): to be attacked with 3 companies with Puma and gunship helicopter support.
    • Area Blood River (SWAPO Northern Front Headquarters): to be attacked by 2 companies with Puma and gunship helicopter support.
    • Area Pig Sty (SWAPO base near Nehone): to be attacked by 1 company with Puma and gunship helicopter support from Blood River.
    • External border area operations: to be performed by 2 companies

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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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    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