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...

JUDASBOK: Verraad ter wille van oorlewing - Wynand du Toit

R245.00 ZAR

 In Mei 1985 land ‘n nege-man-span van die Suid-Afrikaanse Spesiale Magte op ‘n strand in die olieryke Cabinda-provinsie van Angola. Hul uitsluitlike doel is die vernietiging van ses massiewe olie-opgaartenks. Die daaropvolgende skietgeveg lei tot die dood van twee soldate en die gevangeneming van kaptein Wynand du Toit. Dit alles dui op een ding: Verraad!   Lees hier in sy eie...

RECCE: Small Team Missions Behind Enemy Lines - Koos Stadler

R250.00 ZAR

Shrouded in secrecy due to the covert nature of their work, the legendary Recces have fascinated South Africans for years. Now one of these elite soldiers has written a tell-all book about the extraordinary missions he embarked on and the nail-biting action he experienced in the Border War.Shortly after passing the infamously gruelling Special Forces selection course in the early 1980's,...

Grensoorlog / Bush War (Complete DVD Set - 26 Episodes)

R275.00 ZAR

For the first time ever ­ we reveal previously censored military footage which unashamedly tells the story of the true events of South Africa's Bush War. This series packs a powerful punch providing an intimate, sometimes shocking, yet balanced glimpse of an important era in Africa's history. GRENSOORLOG / BUSH WAR constitutes a literal unburdening for those whose voices have...

A Greater Share Of Honour: The Memoirs Of A Recce Officer - Major Jack Greeff

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As a young Staff Sergeant in the Recces, Jack Greeff became one of the most decorated soldiers in the SADF. Leading two-man reconnaissance patrols deep into enemy held territories and operating under the noses of the enemy, they collected vital strategic information on enemy movements and installations.  Using the information gathered, he led raiding parties to the targets to execute...

KOEVOET: The Men Speak - Jonathan Pittaway

R650.00 ZAR

This is the story of one of the world's most effective Special Forces units told by the men who served in it. Breaking with conventional military thinking, the South African Police created Koevoet by refining the concept of the counter-insurgency group pioneered in Rhodesia during the Bush War in order to provide up-to-date intelligence about an elusive enemy. Now at...

Mobility Conquers: The Story Of 61 Mechanised Battalion Group 1978-2005

R1,050.00 ZAR

More than two years in the writing, this book is the warts-and-all story of the birth, career and death of the South African Defence Force's 61 Mechanised Battalion Group (1979-2005), generally acknowledged as the best fighting unit in Africa in its time. 61 Mech was structured as a combined-arms unit with integral infantry, armoured and artillery components the first in...

Composite Warfare: The Conduct of Successful Ground Force Operations in Africa - Eeben Barlow

R395.00 ZAR

Composite Warfare presents African soldiers and scholars with a true African ‘Art of War’. This book is intended as a guide and textbook for African soldiers and scholars who wish to understand the development of hostilities, strategy, operational design, doctrine and tactics. It also illustrates the importance of non-partisanship and the mission and role of the armed forces. It covers...

Journey Without Boundaries: The Operational Life & Experiences Of A SA Special Forces Small Team Operator - Col Andre Diedericks

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This is the extraordinary tale of an extraordinary man. An honestly told story of his military career, of a man who was twice decorated for valour, who pioneered and developed the concept of "small team reconnaissance" within the South African Special Forces. He was a consummate warrior and gentleman and has told his story with humility and a disarming sense...

JOSEFSKLEED: Stryd om te Oorleef - Wynand du Toit

R255.00 ZAR

Op 11 Februarie 2014 woon Wynand en Frances du Toit die 25ste herdenkingsvieringe van die ondertekening van die Brazzaville Protokol by. President Denis Sassou N'Guesso van die Republiek van die Kongo hang die Nasionale Meriete Order van die Kongo om Wynand se nek. Wat hy daar beleef en besef, laat die laaste stukkie van die legkaart in plek val, dertig...

A Handful of Hard Men: The SAS and the Battle for Rhodesia

R375.00 ZAR

During the West’s great transition into the post-Colonial age, the country of Rhodesia refused to succumb quietly and throughout the 1970s fought back almost alone against Communist-supported elements that it did not believe would deliver proper governance. During this long war many heroes emerged, but none more skilful and courageous than Captain Darrell Watt of the Rhodesian SAS, who placed...

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...

CHOPPER DOWN! The Story Of A Mercenary Pilot In Africa - Carl Alberts

R295.00 ZAR

After twenty years of armed conflict in Angola and political instability in coup-ridden Sierra Leone going back to 1991, private corporate financial interests became the catalyst that spawned the creation of possibly the most successful private military corporation to date: Executive Outcomes (EO). With its initial task of securing Angolan government control in the Soyo oil-producing region, prompted by private...

North of the Red Line: Recollections of the Border War by members of the SADF & SWATF: 1966-1989

R395.00 ZAR

Over the years, much has been written about individuals and the forces and their operations in what became commonly known as South Africa’s Border War, or Grensoorlog, but never before has the human spirit of this 23-year-old conflict been so graphically and unashamedly captured and chronicled as in this book. Equally unique, was the exclusive use of social media to...

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

R550.00 ZAR

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...

Salute the Eagle: My experiences as a Parabat in Angola – Kevin Vos

R205.00 ZAR

"This is my story; from the time when I was conscripted as a schoolboy into the army at age seventeen." This story is fact and not fiction. It is not a historical account written in the first person, it is written as a novel giving insight into the small talk, the joys and the challenges of army life; culminating in...

JUDAS GOAT: Survival through Betrayal - Wynand du Toit

R255.00 ZAR

During May 1985, a South African Special Forces Team consisting of nine operators landed on a beach in the oil-rich province of Cabinda in Angola. Their target was the six massive oil-storage tanks. The subsequent firefight led to the death of two soldiers and the capture of captain Wynand du Toit. This meant only one thing: Betrayal! Experience in his own words...

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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...

SPINE OF DELTA: Reflections on Operation Askari 1983/84 - Dawid Lotter

R195.00 ZAR

Ops Askari was a large-scale, cross-border, mechanised operation launched by the South African Defence Force in November 1983. As is the nature with an assault like this, the constituent parts of Ops Askari was a complex blend of fighting men and support personnel from different Defence Force corps and combat disciplines. This account does not strive to recount the exploits...

Border War Badges: A Guide to South African Military & Police Badges (1964 - 1994) - Andrew Dinnes

R395.00 ZAR

This book covers South Africa, South West Africa and the Homelands Military and Police metal and cloth badges, flashes, stable belt buckles, buttons and brassards. The time frame is 1964-1994. There are 5969 actual full colour photographs of these items as well as descriptions on all items. This is a must have for Militaria collectors as well as all who...

Buried Behind The Wall - The Story Of Some Ordinary Soldiers Doing Extraordinary Things (DVD)

R275.00 ZAR

This is a feature length documentary film about South Africa’s “Bush War”, which involved almost 600 000 white male conscripts. The film is told by soldiers who were actually there, on the front line. It is not a political statement nor is it a comprehensive historical blow by blow account. This film aims to look at the personal experiences of conscripts, citizen force...

SELOUS SCOUTS: The Men Speak - Jonathan Pittaway

R650.00 ZAR

Breaking with conventional military thinking, the Rhodesian Selous Scouts perfected the age-old tradition of pseudo warfare to infiltrate an elusive enemy. Now at last the men themselves give their own accounts of the exploits of that famous unit. SELOUS SCOUTS: THE MEN SPEAK provides a comprehensive account of the origins and history of this famous Special Forces unit as told...

SPECIAL AIR SERVICE: The Men Speak - Jonathan Pittaway

R650.00 ZAR

Until now little has been known about the Rhodesian contribution to the history of the SAS. Now at last the men themselves tell their own stories of the exploits of that Special Forces unit during the Bush War and the years before. SAS Rhodesia provides a comprehensive account of the origins and history of this famous Special Forces unit, as told...

As The Crow Flies: My Bushman Experience with 31 Battalion - Delville Linford

R275.00 ZAR

As The Crow Flies: My Bushman Experience with 31 Battalion - Delville Linford with Al J. Venter As a relatively recent military campaign, Operation Savannah entered the annals of South African military tradition four decades ago. Though there have been several books published about this ‘bare bones’ strike force that marched almost unimpeded a quarter the way across the African continent,...