The Terrible Ones: The Complete History Of 32 Battalion (Volumes 1 & 2) - Piet Nortje

R925.00 ZAR

The soldiers of 32 Battalion were so feared by their enemies that they were called ‘the terrible ones’. This comprehensive two-volume work covers in detail the unit’s 117 documented military operations from 1976 to 1993. Nortje explains how the operations were planned and executed, what went wrong, what went right, and what the outcomes were. It also goes back to...

The Black Beret: The History Of South Africa's Armoured Forces Volume 1 - Beginnings To The Invasion Of Madagascar 1942

R600.00 ZAR

Volume 1 of "The Black Beret" starts with the early history of South Africa and ends with the invasion of Madagascar by the South African Forces during WWII. This volume covers topics such as how armour came to the battlefield, the use of horses vs armoured car in German South West Africa in 1915, the first steps to mechanisation, the...

Iron Fist From The Sea: South Africa's Seaborne Raiders 1978-1988 - Douw Steyn & Arnè Söderlund

R795.00 ZAR

This seminal work documents the clandestine seaborne operations undertaken by South Africa’s 4 Reconnaissance Commando Regiment. It breathtakingly reveals the versatility and effectiveness of this elite unit which worked with a range of other South African and Rhodesian forces, including the Rhodesian SAS, to engage in a range of raiding and war fighting activities. These operations saw the clandestine reconnaissance...

Dead Men Running: On the front line of the South African Border War - Gavin Manning

R395.00 ZAR

Imagine the most tenacious and skilled soldiers in the business fighting in the most brutal of bush wars, Gavin Manning was there, from 1982 - 88, on the border of northern Namibia and southern Angola - right in the thick of it. The ultra-covert South African special forces unit known as Koevoet (or Special OPS-K) has been shrouded in mystery...

Bush Of Ghosts: Life And War In Namibia 1986-90 (John Liebenberg & Patricia Hayes)

R395.00 ZAR

Bush Of Ghosts: Life And War In Namibia 1986-90 (John Liebenberg & Patricia Hayes) Unique images by veteran photographer Liebenberg are included, taken in stealth where cameras were outlawed, and because he managed to get to both sides of the conflict. The book traces the marks left by war on individuals on both sides, as much as on the region...

NUBES BELLI - Oorlogswolke / Clouds Of War

R225.00 ZAR

NUBES BELLI: ‘n Versameling Gedigte Oor Die Bosoorlog / An Anthology Of Poems About The Bush War (Compiled by Dawid Lotter) Nubes Belli (a.k.a. Clouds of War – Oorlogswolke) is a bilingual anthology of poems compiled by Dawid Lotter, a Bush War veteran. This anthology is a kaleidoscope of poems from published as well as amateur poets sharing their reminiscences about their experiences in war, a war...

Die Roem en die Rou: Stories agter Honoris Crux - Dr At van Wyk

R350.00 ZAR

Die Roem en die Rou: Stories agter Honoris Crux het in 2008 die eerste keer verskyn as 'n keur uit vertellings wat dekades gelede verskyn het in At van Wyk se twee boeke, Honoris Crux: Ons Dapperes / Our Brave en Honoris Crux II. Ook inligting wat destyds as te sensitief vir publikasie beskou is, is hierin opgeneem. Hierdie heruitgawe...

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Sakkie Marais: Legende van 1 Valskerm Bataljon

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Die lewendige lewensverhaal van 'n lewende legende: RSM Sakkie van Rooiplaas. Sy naam is sinoniem met veral 1 Valskermbataljon. Hier is 'n vertelling wat die kamoefleernet lig oor 'n era in Suid Afrika se onstuimige geskiedenis, met eie reels, oorwinnaars en wettige teikens - en soms slagoffers wat in die kruisvuur beland. Lesers leer nie net vir Sakkie ken soos...

Eye Of The Firestorm: Memoirs Of A Military Commander - Maj Gen Roland de Vries

R250.00 ZAR

For his exploits and astuteness, Roland de Vries has rightfully been called the ‘Rommel of the SADF’. In this forthright, warts-and-all but compassionate autobiography he recounts the fascinating story of the transformation of a small, colonial army into, pound-for-pound, the best fighting force on the planet. "Eye of the Firestorm" could be used to enhance the teaching within the military, security...

Rooiplaas!: 1 Valskermbataljon - Renier du Toit & Ronnie Claassen

R235.00 ZAR

1 Valskermbataljon is een van die bekendste weermagseenhede in Suid-Afrika. Die bekende maroen baret en die vlerkies met die valskerm op die bors van hierdie soldate, het aan hulle ’n onderskeibare identiteit en status verleen. Rooiplaas, die opleidingsterrein in Bloemfontein vir honderde valskermsoldate, het ’n ryke geskiedenis. In 1960 is die eerste Suid-Afrikaanse soldate in die verenigde Koninkryk as valskermspringers...

Striking Inside Angola With 32 Battalion - Marius Scheepers

R195.00 ZAR

Join 'The Terrible Ones' on clandestine operations and in conventional warfare during the harsh bush war that raged through southern Angola in the 1980's. The conflict ended with the last major battle of the Cold War, one of the largest land battles of the latter part of the 20th century. This book presents an eyewitness account by a South African...

Gallantry Awards of the South African Police 1913-1994 (Including a Complete Roll of Honour) - Terence King

R495.00 ZAR

Terence King's medallious detective work has encompassed 81 years of constabulary awards in South Africa, covering all aspects and angles of the Police Force. Assisted by Audrey Portman, this life's labour has been formed into one impressive fact-finding publication: Gallantry Awards of the South African Police Force, 1913-1994. Chapters include: History of Policing South African Police Awards Alloocation of Force...