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  General (Unmoderated posts)
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General
General discussions about the War In Angola
83 465 11/5/2017 9:31:56 PM
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Miniatures used to wargame the period
Discusisions regarding the miniatures, scales, manufacturers, painting that can be used for refighting the War In Angola
20 61 3/27/2017 4:05:12 PM
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Rules for refighting the War In Angola
Discussions regarding the interpretation of and your opinions on different Rulesets that can be used
6 23 3/3/2010 6:33:24 PM
johansamin
Guest Book and Anonymous Posts
For our visiting friends (and former foes) that would like to make some contributions to this site. Unfortunately, I had to disallow anonymous posts do to misuse of the forum for advertising pruposes...
49 171 3/6/2017 4:45:00 PM
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Comments on the Images from the "Grensoorlog" DVDs
Your comments, questions, opinions and views on the images taken from the "Grensoorlog" (Border War) Series that is now available on DVD can be posted here. No uploading of files can be done in this forum.
1 0 3/15/2010 9:55:09 PM
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Film, Books and Related Reviews
Forum for announcing and reviewing of related books and films on the Bush War and related conflicts
577 134 11/18/2017 10:05:28 AM
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Mined area Indicators – Angola
Forum specifically created for posting information, news and issues about demining operations in Angola
10 19 5/19/2015 2:03:11 AM
andys
  Participant Accounts (Now Also Unmoderated)
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Preliminaries & Preparations
Any person involved in the operations, preliminaries, or preparations to this series of battles and subjects of a general nature can be posted here. Please refrain from using hatespeech or rascism. All posts are modeated and can be edited.
13 105 9/20/2017 8:31:41 AM
Mossie
Operation Moduler: General
Feel free to post any topics of a general nature relating to Operation Moduler here. Please refrain from hatespeech and rascism. All posts are moderated and can be edited.
7 38 6/15/2015 8:48:37 PM
Ned
First contact: 6 September 1987
If you were involved in any way in this First Contact between South African ground forces and FAPLA, please feel free to post your story here. Please refrain from hatespeech and rascism. These posts will be moderated and edited...
1 0 5/22/2009 8:50:14 PM
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First clash - 21 Brigade: 9 and 10 September 1987
If you were involved in any way in this First Clash between South African forces and FAPLA's 21 Brigade, please feel free to post your story here. Please refrain from hatespeech and rascism. These posts will be moderated and edited...
2 12 9/11/2017 2:04:57 AM
Tango13Alpha
First clashes - 47 Brigade: 13-14 September 1987
If you were involved in any way in this First Clash between South African ground forces and FAPLA's 47 Brigade, please feel free to post your story here. Please refrain from hatespeech and rascism. These posts will be moderated and edited...
1 8 7/19/2011 1:08:54 PM
sybrand2
The attempt to tackle 47 Brigade: 16 September 198
If you were involved in any way in this clash between South African ground forces and FAPLA's 47 Brigade, please feel free to post your story here. Please refrain from hatespeech and rascism. These posts will be moderated and edited...
2 4 8/27/2017 6:17:17 PM
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21 Brigade tries again: 22 September 1987
If you were involved in any way in this clash between South African ground forces and FAPLA's 21 Brigade on this day, please feel free to post your story here. Please refrain from hatespeech and rascism. These posts will be moderated and edited...
2 1 9/25/2009 8:26:56 PM
johansamin
The destruction of 47 Brigade: 3 October 1987
If you were involved in any way in this clash between South African ground forces and FAPLA's 47 Brigade on this day, please feel free to post your story here. Please refrain from hatespeech and rascism. These posts will be moderated and edited...
1 0 5/22/2009 9:25:47 PM
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The FAPLA Withdrawal, October 1987
If you were involved in any way in this clash between South African ground forces and FAPLA during this period, please feel free to post your story here. Please refrain from hatespeech and rascism. These posts will be moderated and edited...
1 1 10/13/2017 2:38:51 PM
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The attack on 16 Brigade: 9 November 1987
If you were involved in any way in this clash between South African ground forces and FAPLA's 16 Brigade on this day, please feel free to post your story here. Please refrain from hatespeech and rascism. These posts will be moderated and edited...
3 25 11/4/2017 12:45:32 AM
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Objectives A and B: 11 November 1987
If you were involved in any way in the attacks on Objectives A and B by South African ground forces against FAPLA on this day, please feel free to post your story here. Please refrain from hatespeech and rascism. These posts will be moderated and edited..
1 5 11/10/2011 9:45:11 PM
Sean Wilson
The Chambinga Gallop: 13-17 November 1987
If you were involved in any way in the battles of the Chambinga Gallop between South African ground forces and FAPLA on these days, please feel free to post your story here. Please refrain from hatespeech and rascism. These posts will be moderated and edi
1 0 5/22/2009 9:33:20 PM
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The pursuit to the Chambinga: 17 November 1987
If you were involved in any way in the pursuit to the Chambinga battles between South African ground forces and FAPLA on this day, please feel free to post your story here. Please refrain from hatespeech and rascism. These posts will be moderated and edit
1 0 5/22/2009 9:36:16 PM
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Last attacks of Moduler: 25-26 November 1987
If you were involved in any way in these last battles of the operation on this day, please feel free to post your story here. Please refrain from hatespeech and rascism. These posts will be moderated and edited...
1 0 5/22/2009 9:38:57 PM
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Operation Hooper: General
Feel free to post any topics of a general nature relating to Operation Hooper here. Please refrain from hatespeech and rascism. All posts are moderated and can be edited.
1 1 2/16/2017 6:49:35 PM
johansamin
First attack on 21 Brigade: 2 January 1988
If you were involved in any way in this clash between South African ground forces and FAPLA's 21 Brigade on this day, please feel free to post your story here. Please refrain from hatespeech and rascism. These posts will be moderated and edited...
1 2 1/3/2017 3:14:00 AM
william.surmon@gmail.com
Second attack on 21 Brigade: 13 January 1988
If you were involved in any way in this clash between South African ground forces and FAPLA's 21 Brigade on this day, please feel free to post your story here. Please refrain from hatespeech and rascism. These posts will be moderated and edited...
1 0 7/15/2009 8:39:53 PM
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The attack on 59 Brigade: 14 February 1988
If you were involved in any way in this clash between South African ground forces and FAPLA's 59 Brigade on this day, please feel free to post your story here. Please refrain from hatespeech and rascism. These posts will be moderated and edited...
2 42 5/26/2017 6:14:16 AM
jonabotha
Attack on Fapla elements on the Dala: 19 February
If you were involved in any way in this clash between South African ground forces and FAPLA elements on this day, please feel free to post your story here. Please refrain from hatespeech and rascism. These posts will be moderated and edited...
1 0 7/15/2009 9:23:49 PM
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Combat Group Bravo-West of Cuito:15 Dec-26 Feb
If you were involved in any way in this clash between South African ground forces and FAPLA elements, please feel free to post your story here. Please refrain from hatespeech and rascism. These posts will be moderated and edited...
1 1 6/23/2015 9:39:23 AM
Bie
First attack on Tumpu: 25 February 1988
If you were involved in any way in this clash between South African ground forces and FAPLA elements on this day, please feel free to post your story here. Please refrain from hatespeech and rascism. These posts will be moderated and edited...
1 2 2/26/2015 3:12:34 AM
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Second attack on Tumpo: 29 February 1988
If you were involved in any way in this clash between South African ground forces and FAPLA elements on this day, please feel free to post your story here. Please refrain from hatespeech and rascism. These posts will be moderated and edited...
1 0 7/15/2009 11:31:21 PM
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Operation Packer: General
Feel free to post any topics of a general nature relating to Operation Packer here. Please refrain from hatespeech and rascism. All posts are moderated and can be edited.
2 3 1/9/2012 10:15:39 PM
Tjoops
Third attack on Tumpo: 23 March 1988
If you were involved in any way in this clash between South African ground forces and FAPLA elements on this day, please feel free to post your story here. Please refrain from hatespeech and rascism. These posts will be moderated and edited...
2 7 11/25/2017 11:38:10 PM
johansamin
Operation Displace: General
Feel free to post any topics of a general nature relating to Operation Displace here. Please refrain from hatespeech and rascism. All posts are moderated and can be edited.
1 0 7/16/2009 12:16:07 AM
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The last battle: 27 June 1988
If you were involved in any way in this clash between South African ground forces and FAPLA elements on this day, please feel free to post your story here. Please refrain from hatespeech and rascism. These posts will be moderated and edited...
1 8 6/27/2017 5:50:06 AM
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The air attack on Calueque: 27 June 1988
If you were involved in any way in this incident on this day, please feel free to post your story here. Please refrain from hatespeech and rascism. These posts will be moderated and edited...
1 9 12/14/2011 6:54:17 AM
Carel
Winding up the campaign: General
Feel free to post any topics of a general nature relating to the winding up of the campaign here. Please refrain from hatespeech and rascism. All posts are moderated and can be edited.
7 10 8/10/2016 1:14:50 AM
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  Units involved (Unmoderated)
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Units involved: General
Discussions and your comments regarding the organisation, structure, compotions, equipment, ability, affiliations, reputations, etc. of the specific units involved in the war, whether SADF, Fapla, SWAPO (PLAN), or Cuban.
5 13 10/26/2010 5:41:30 AM
Mossie
32 Light Infantry Battalion ("Os Terriveis")
Discussions and your comments regarding the organisation, structure, composition, equipment, ability, affiliations, reputations, etc. of the SADF's 32 Battalion.
2 17 2/10/2017 2:38:17 PM
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61 Mechanised Battalion Group
Discussions and your comments regarding the organisation, structure, composition, equipment, ability, affiliations, reputations, etc. of the SADF's 61 Mech Bn Gp.
2 6 12/12/2011 2:59:34 PM
ErichP
4 South African Infantry Battalion
Discussions and your comments regarding the organisation, structure, composition, equipment, ability, affiliations, reputations, etc. of the SADF's 4 SAI Battalion.
1 2 11/26/2010 12:40:39 PM
johansamin
The Reconnaissance Regiments
Discussions and your comments regarding the organisation, structure, composition, equipment, ability, affiliations, reputations, etc. of the SADF's 1,2,4, and 5 Reconnaissance Regiments.
3 2 8/10/2013 9:45:53 AM
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47 Brigade
Discussions and your comments regarding the organisation, structure, composition, equipment, ability, affiliations, reputations, etc. of FAPLA's 47th Brigade.
1 0 12/31/2009 1:32:15 AM
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59 Brigade
Discussions and your comments regarding the organisation, structure, composition, equipment, ability, affiliations, reputations, etc. of FAPLA's 59th Brigade.
1 0 12/31/2009 1:57:51 AM
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  Equipment Used (Unmoderated posts)
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Equipment Used: In General
This part of the Forums have been moved to the separate Equipment Forums...
1 0 12/30/2012 6:06:46 PM
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  Other Operations (Unmoderated)
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SADF Operations
This part of the Forums have been moved to the separate SADF Operations Forums...
1 0 4/21/2011 8:34:29 AM
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  Veterans Organisations
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Veterans Organisations
Discussions relating to the different Associations and Organisations veterans of the War In Angola can join and be affiliated to.
1 0 10/6/2013 9:30:50 PM
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South African National Military Veterans Association (SANMVA)
The Military Veterans' Affairs Act, 1999 (Act No 17 of 19...
1 1 6/12/2014 7:18:05 PM
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Council of Military Veterans Organisations of South Africa (CMVO)

The objects for which the CMVO...

1 17 11/14/2017 5:45:01 PM
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South African Legion of Military Veterans (SA Legion)
The SA Legion is a National Organisation, part of a wor...
1 1 9/23/2014 3:27:18 PM
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Memorable Order of Tin Hats (M.O.T.H.)
The Memorable Order of Tin Hats have been helping fellow co...
1 0
Memorable Order of Tin Hats, Womens Auxiliary (M.O.T.H.W.A.)
The Objects will be to assist the MOTH socially and in th...
1 0
Gunners Association of South Africa (Gunners)
MISSION - It is the mission of the Gunners' Associa...
1 2 5/13/2015 9:52:11 PM
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Sappers Foundation (Sappers)
Sappers Foundation (Sappers)
1 0
South African Air Force Association (SAAFA)
The SOUTH AFRICAN AIR FORCE ASSOCIATION is an all-ranks me...
1 1 8/24/2016 9:58:35 PM
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Naval Officers Association of Southern Africa (NOASA)
The objects of the Association shall be:
  • To foste...
1 0
South African Cape Corps Regimental Association (SACCRA)
South African Cape Corps Regimental Association (SACCRA)
1 0
South African Railways and Harbours War Services Union (SAR&HWSU)
South African Railways and Harbours War Services Union (
1 0
South African Jewish Ex-Service League (Jewish League)
South African Jewish Ex-Service League (Jewish League)
1 0
St Dunstans Association for South African War Blinded Veterans (St Dunstans)
St Dunstans Association for South African War Blinded Ve
1 0
Ex Servicewomens League (Womens League)
Ex Servicewomens League (Womens League)
1 0
South African Paratroop Association (SA Para Assn)
South African Paratroop Association (SA Para Assn)
1 0
South African Infantry Association (SA Inf Assn)
South African Infantry Association (SA Inf Assn)
1 0
South African Medical Health Service Veterans Association (SAMHS VA)
South African Medical Health Service Veterans Associatio
1 0
Curamus Association (Curamus)
Curamus was established in 1990 to serve and support for...
1 0
South African Naval Gunners Association (SANGA)
South African Naval Gunners Association (SANGA)
1 0
South African Scottish Regiments Association (SASRA)
South African Scottish Regiments Association (SASRA)
1 0
South African Armour Association (Armour)
VISION To bring together serving and former armour sol...
1 0
South African Special Forces League (Spes Forces League)
The South African Special Forces League is a formal and...
1 0
South African Veterans Continuation Committee (Continuation Com)
South African Veterans Continuation Committee (Continuat
1 0
Savannah Veterans Association (Savannah)
The aim of the Association is to be a voluntary associat...
1 0
South African Korean War Veterans Association (Korean Vets)
South African Korean War Veterans Association (Korean Ve
1 0
South African Military Veterans Organization of Australasia (SAMVOA)
SAMVOA is an ex-servicemen organisation comprised of Mili...
1 1 11/8/2013 12:59:03 PM
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32 Battalion Veterans Association (32BnVA)
On 20 November 2004 the 32 Battalion Veterans Associa...
1 4 11/10/2013 5:58:54 AM
mariusscheepers
61 Mechanised Battalion Group Veterans Association (61MechVA)
The 61 Mechanised Battalion Group Veterans Associat...
1 2 8/23/2015 11:42:20 PM
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South African Defence Force Association (SADFA)
The South African Defence Force Association (SADFA) was fo...
1 3 1/10/2015 12:31:46 PM
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31/201 Bn Veterans Association (31BnVA)
VISION: To recognise and honour in a tangible way all...
1 0
Naval Association of South Africa (NASA)
Naval Association of South Africa (NASA)
1 0
Signals Association (Western Cape) (Sigs Assn WC)
Signals Association (Western Cape) (Sigs Assn WC)
1 0
Parabat Veterans Organisation (PVO)

The purpose of the PVO, is to unite, assist and support P...

1 0
Legion of Associated Airborne Republic of South Africa (LAARSA)
The objects of the Legion are: 3.1 To arrange communic...
1 0
South African Veteran Signallers Association (SAVSA)
South African Veteran Signallers Association (SAVSA)
2 0 4/13/2014 2:57:38 PM
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Koevoet Veterans League
Koevoet Veterans League
1 0
South African Military Intelligence Veterans Association (SAMIVA)
All Military Intelligence functionaries, serving and vet...
1 1 12/5/2016 6:44:32 PM
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Azanian Peoples Liberation Army Military Veterans Association (AZANLA MVA)
Azanian Peoples Liberation Army Military Veterans Associ
1 0
Azanian National Liberation Army Military Veterans Association (APLA MVA)
Azanian National Liberation Army Military Veterans Assoc
1 0
Bophuthatswana Defence Force Military Veterans Association (BDF MVA)
Bophuthatswana Defence Force Military Veterans Associati
1 0
South African Veteran's Association (SAVA)
SAVA - Because we are proud to be pre -'94 Veterans... ...
1 0
Ebo Trust
Ebo Trust
1 0
Ciskei Defence Force Military Veterans Association (CDF MVA)
Ciskei Defence Force Military Veterans Association (CDF
1 0
uMkhonto We Sizwe Military Veterans Association (MK MVA)
uMkhonto We Sizwe Military Veterans Association (MK MVA)
1 0
Transkei Defence Force Military Veterans Association (TDF MVA)
Transkei Defence Force Military Veterans Association (TD
1 0
Venda Defence Force Military Veterans Association (VDF MVA)
Venda Defence Force Military Veterans Association (VDF M
1 0
  Equipment lost or damaged in the war
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RATEL IFVs shot out or damaged by enemy weapons
A small tribute to all Ratel crew members of the Border War, especially those who paid the ultimate price and those who were injured both physically and mentally. Compiled by Anton Le Roux.
35 125 2/18/2017 2:05:35 PM
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“Operation 53” 5 – 22 March 2015
Planning, Preparation and Trip to Angola with the mission to locate "53", the misplaced SADF Olifant Tank from the Tumpo 3 Battle of 23 March 1988
1 23 5/18/2015 12:38:43 AM
STosen
  Dedications
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Dedications to the South African Fallen
59 33 12/3/2017 4:37:24 PM
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Dedications to others
172 28 12/7/2017 9:22:19 AM
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  Projects
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PROJECT PACKER: Recreation of the last attack
Recreating this last big attack of SADF forces on the FAPLA/Cuban defences in the Tumpo Triangle east of Cuito Cuanavale on 23 March 1988. This was done for display at Fort iKapa during the POPPY DAY RUN 2014 of the Hell's Angels on 8 November 2014...
3 0 10/10/2015 1:08:40 AM
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PROJECT SAVANNAH: Recreating the battles
My latest project planned will include a hard-cover A4-sized book on the entire Operation Savannah with full colour maps and as many photos as I am allowed to publish.... But what will make this project very much different from any other, will be the FULL
1 0 10/10/2015 1:10:24 AM
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THE OPERATION DOLFYN INCIDENT
Refight of the 12 June 1983 incident when Battle Group Bravo encountered SWAPO Special Unit elements in their base south of Cuvelai. Participants are : Nicholas Smuts (SADF: Commanding Officer of Battle Group Bravo); Johan Schoeman (SWAPO Special Unit Com
5 54 10/19/2015 12:15:09 AM
johansamin
Who is who in the War In Angola
Database to list all the persons somehow involved or referenced in the War in Angola, not necessarily just during that period, also including authors and academia
10 13 9/25/2017 6:52:22 AM
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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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