The Tank Book: The Definitive Visual History of Armoured Vehicles

R 500.00

From the birth of the tank to unmanned vehicles and the tanks of the future, The Tank Book offers a truly definitive look at over 400 different tanks, produced in association with The Tank Museum. Take an up-close look at British, US, Russian, and French tanks, meet key designers such as Mikhail Koshkin and Sir William Tritton, and understand the...

The Team Secret: Accelerate Your Business With Special Forces Principles - Koos Stadler & Anton Burger

R 295.00

The South African Special Forces achieved exceptional results with small groups of elite soldiers instead of larger, conventional teams. The Team Secret shows that the same principle applies in the business world – a small team has a much better chance of completing projects efficiently, on budget and on time. Teams, rather than individuals, form the DNA of many companies...

The Tempered Sword SIGNED - Col. Jan Breytenbach VRD, SD, SM, MMM

R 5,000.00

The Tempered Sword, Colonel Jan Breytenbach's 2011 published book, is aptly sub-titled "Forged in Battle revisited; Operation Savannah and the birth of 32Bn". This fascinating account takes the reader back to the period before the launch of Operation Savannah in 1975, through this epic campaign in South Africa's military history, to 1976, when South African soldiers withdrew from Angola and the...

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

R 700.00

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 Volunteers' Army - Peter Ekandjo

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The “Volunteers’ Army” is a book written by a veteran of the liberation struggle who spent 12 years fighting the colonial troops inside Namibia as member of the People Liberation Army of Namibia (PLAN).  The book chronicling the history of the People’s Liberation Army (PLAN), the then SWAPO of Namibia military Wing, from its initiation, growth to becoming a matured...

To The Bush And Back: A Story About The Last Phase Of The South African Border War As Experienced By A Junior Officer Of 32 Battalion - Nico Van Der Walt

R 230.00

There was a time when the world was still embroiled in the Cold War and when the communist threat was a reality for many South Africans. That was a time when the phrase “going-to-the-bush” had a meaning of its own and when many a South African conscript was obliged to do his “tour” on the Namibian border. This book tells...

Total Onslaught: War and Revolution in Southern Africa (1945-2018) - Paul Moorcraft

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The end of the Second World War may have heralded peace in Europe but conflicts in Southern Africa were about to begin. The imperial powers were weakened by the cost of war and a string of wars challenged colonial rule in countries such as Namibia, Angola and Rhodesia. Once independence was achieved, civil wars between rival factions unfamiliar with democratic...

Troepie Snapshots: A Pictorial Recollection Of The South African Border War - Cameron Blake

R 200.00

A photographic slice of conscript life in the South African Defence Force This pictorial is a compilation of images obtained by the author while working on his first book-an oral history of pre-1994 South African Defence Force national service. It was illegal to take photos; however, there were inevitably those conscripts who ignored the rules, aiming their cheap, disposable cameras...

Vang 'n Boer: Die Stryd Tussen Boer En Ovambo - Dr LJ Bothma

R 355.00

Vang 'n Boer: Die stryd tussen Boer en Ovambo, is die verhaal van twee volke waarvan die paaie meer as 80 jaar voor die Grensoorlog (1966 tot 1989) die eerste maal gekruis het. Die boek gee nuwe perspektiewe op 'n oorlog wat tot dusver binne die konteks van ideologie (Apartheid en Kommunisme) verstaan is. 'n Komplekse historiese proses wat die...

VRYVAL - Frans du Randt & Koos Moorcroft

R 275.00

Philip van Zyl is ‘n normale en gewone boerseun, wat op die platteland grootgeword het. ‘n Talentvolle jong man wat vroeg op skool reeds, sy leierseienskappe openbaar het. Ook ‘n uiters talentvolle rugbyspeler. Na matriek het hy verskeie opsies gehad, maar op aandrang van sy pa het hy gaan studeer. Dit het nie gewerk nie. Twee jaar later het hy...

War Dog: Fighting Other People's War - Al J Venter

R 280.00

Mercenaries have been with us since the dawn of civilization, yet in the modern world they are little understood. While many of today's freelance fighters provide support for larger military establishments, others wage war where the great powers refuse to tread. In War Dog, Al Venter examines the latter world of mercenary fighters effecting decisions by themselves. In the process...

War of Intervention in Angola - Volume 1: Angolan and Cuban Forces at War, 1975-1976

R 395.00

AFRICA@WAR SERIES: VOLUME 31 War of Intervention in Angola - Volume 1: Angolan and Cuban Forces at War, 1975-1976 - Adrien Fontanellaz & Tom Cooper As of 1975, the decades long insurgency in Angola appeared to be short of its conclusion. However, with no less than three major insurgent movements fighting for supremacy, the war went on and then South Africa,...

War of Intervention in Angola - Volume 2: Angolan and Cuban Forces at War, 1976-1983

R 395.00

AFRICA@WAR SERIES: VOLUME 34 War of Intervention in Angola - Volume 2: Angolan and Cuban Forces at War, 1976-1983 - Adrien Fontanellaz  As of mid-1976, the civil war in Angola was seemingly decided: supported by a large contingent of Cuban forces, the MPLA established itself in power in Luanda. Its native competitors, the US-French-Zaire-supported FNLA, and UNITA, supported by China and...

War Stories: Up Close and Personal in Third World Conflicts - Al J. Venter & Friends

R 285.00

Venter's choice of military events is eclectic. He has four chapters on Afghanistan, three on Somalia, several on how Lisbon fought its desperate rearguard colonial wars in Angola, Mozambique and Portuguese Guinea as well as several on the Rhodesian War.As a military correspondent for Jane's Information Group in Britain for much of his career, he has covered conflicts on almost...

Watershed: Angola And Mozambique: A Photo-history: The Portuguese Collapse In Africa, 1974-1975 - Wilf Nussey

R 255.00

In the first quarter of 1974 the advance of African independence that began in Ghana in 1956 had ground to a halt in southern Africa. It had come up against a seemingly impenetrable wall of white and colonial rule: the Portuguese in Angola and Mozambique, the UDI regime in Rhodesia, South African rule in South West Africa (Namibia), and the...

WE DARE - Lt/Colonel Stanley F. Botten

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‘Train Hard and Fight Easy’ was the motto of a group of volunteer South Africans who were doing their national service, and being members of either the CF (CITIZEN FORCE) or Commandos, they felt the need for a specially trained group of soldiers. These men were prepared to sacrifice their weekends and/or any spare time they had to be able...

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We Fear Naught But God: The Pictorial Edition of the South African Special Forces - Paul J Els

R 600.00 R 400.00

The first ever Special Forces for the SADF started with a small group of eleven men under the command of Commandant Jan Breytenbach all handpicked by him in 1970. They commenced their training in Oudtshoorn and all 11 men did specialised courses in something they were not qualified for in as yet. e.g. divers, demolition, parachute jumping. etc. The group...

We Were There: Winning The War For Southern Africa - Gen Jannie Geldenhuys

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We Were There is General Geldenhuys' account of the SA Border War and their victory over Cuba, and their overarching sponsor, the Soviet Union. Throughout the book, General Geldenhuys mentions that the border war should be seen in context and against the backdrop of the Cold War. South Africa fought a proxy war on behalf of the West against the...

Weermagstories: Dienspligtiges Verbreek die Stilte - Roelf Schoeman

R 200.00

Ten spyte van die baie aandag wat dit op veral sosiale media kry, duur die letsels van die Grensoorlog voort. Baie wit Suid-Afrikaanse mans word steeds geaffekteer. As jy hulle vra om te vertel wat met hulle in die oorlog gebeur het, bly hulle ontwykend. In Roelf Schoeman se boek vertel hy die ware verhale van veterane. Hulle deel hul...

Wondgom - Dawid Lotter

R 200.00

Dawid Lotter is ʼn Bosoorlog veteraan wat met hierdie bundel die emosies van die tydvak in gedigte en woordsketse weergee. Dit bevat sy eie ondervindings asook verwerkings van ander veterane se ervarings. Die gedigte spreek met brutale eerlikheid die gemoed van die soldaat tydens die oorlog aan, asook die aanpassings daarna. Die vrese, onsekerheid en wroegings van beide die soldaat...

YSTERVUIS UIT DIE SEE: Uiters geheime seewaartse Recce-operasies (1978-1988) - Arne Söderlund & Douw Steyn

R 300.00

Gedurende die Grensoorlog het die Spesiale Magte se 4 Verkenningsregiment tientalle klandestiene seewaartse operasies saam met die SA Vloot uitgevoer. Van Cabinda in Angola tot Dar es Salaam in Tanzanië het hulle strategiese teikens soos oliedepots, vervoerinfrastruktuur en selfs Russiese skepe aangeval. Die bestaan van 4 Recce is grootliks geheim gehou, ook in die SAW. Ystervuis uit die see beskryf 50...

Zulu Foxtrot Reloaded: More Life and Death with Koevoet - Arn Durand

R 375.00

The terrorist was caught between our two Casspirs. Mandume, kolomesho, kolomesho, fok links, verby hulle,’ (left, left, fuck left drive past) I shouted down to Mandume and Mandume swung our Casspir to the left. As Boats’ Casspir was about to pass ours he opened fire with his .50 Browning. A long burst erupted and the insurgent was blown to hell and...

Zulu Zulu Foxtrot: To Hell And Back With Koevoet - Arn Durand

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This is the explosive follow-up to Zulu Zulu Golf, covering Arn Durand's next few years in Koevoet, the most deadly fighting force involved in the Border War. After moving to the unit Zulu Foxtrot, Durand went deeper into Angola than before and was involved in more contacts with the enemy, which he describes in nerve-shattering detail. Balancing the action is...

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