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Operation Sceptic: Battle Group 61’s plan to capture Smokeshell

Operation Sceptic

 

 

 

 

The forces available to Battle Group 61 were divided into six combat teams:

  • Combat Team 1, commanded by Major P.S. “Paul” Fouche.
  • Combat Team 2, commanded by Captain L.J. “Louis” Harmse,.
  • Combat Team 3, commanded by Captain D.J.F. “Jakes” Jacobs.
  • Combat Team 4, commanded by Captain Mack Alexander.
  • Combat Team 5, commanded by Captain Piet Nel.
  • Combat Team 6, the reserve combat team, commanded by Major J.A.B. Swart.
  • Medium Artillery Battery, commanded by Major T.J. “Tobie” Vermaak.
  • A Echelon, under WO1 M.C. Barnard.
  • Battle Group Headquarters with Major J.N.R Botha as Second-In-Command.

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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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