Attack on Cassinga (DVD)

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The paratrooper is the elite element of any army, The 'para' is handpicked, formidable and highly trained, using the element of surprise in his attack. He is generally outnumbered in the field, relying on his personal skill and courage to succeed. On 4th May 1978, the South African Defence Force carried out its first ever completely airborne combat mission onto the...

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...

Captor and Captive: The Story of Danger Ashipala & Johan van der Mescht (DVD)

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Johan van der Mescht, a South African Army conscript was stationed on the border of Namibia when he was captured in 1978. He was held as a Prisoner of War in Sao Paulo Prison, Angola for four and a half years before being exchanged for a Russian spy, Aleksei Koslov, at Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin in 1982. Danger Ashipala was...

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...

My Father's War (DVD)

R175.00 ZAR

A troubled young man has a series of dreams in which he is a combat soldier in the South African Bush War, where he meets his father at the same age. Getting to know him gives the son insight and compassion, and he is able to let go of life-long feelings of abandonment and anger, which leads to forgiveness and...

PW Botha: The Interviews / Die Onderhoude (DVD)

R375.00 ZAR

P.W. BOTHA (1916/01/12 - 2006/11/01) At the age of 90 PW Botha is the most controversial living leader out of the apartheid era. Ten years ago he announced that he would be granting no more in-depth interviews to the media. Mark Williams of Thuthuka Productions decided that history would be well served if PW Botha changed his mind. He asked veteran...

Rhodesian Forces: The Final Chapter (DVD)

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The Final Chapter is a powerful visual story of the human spirit that made up the Rhodesian Forces who can trace their origins back to the late 19th century when the early settlers entered Matabele occupied territory The Final Chapter views the political development of Rhodesia from early occupation and the granting of self-government in 1924.  The political manoeuvring over...

Rhodesian Forces: Volumes 1 & 2 (DVD)

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Rhodesian Forces One (71 minutes)             Pamwe Chete - The story of what it took to be a Selous Scout, with introduction and commentary from Lt. Col.Ron Reid-Daly   Mkushi / Westland Report - the famous 'Green Leader' external raid into Zambia  The Saints - the Rhodesian Light Infantry 1974 Chimoio Report - the external operation into Mozambique ...

Soldier's Friend: The Blood Splattered Legacy of the Border War in Southern Africa (DVD & CD Collection)

R295.00 ZAR

Soldier's Friend: The Blood Splattered Legacy of the Border War in Southern Africa (DVD & CD Collection) The CD contains 20 audio tracks and the DVD 17 video clips. Produced by Barend du Plessis & Pieter Kruger. WARNING: MATURE AUDIENCES ONLY, R18+

Tainted Heroes (DVD)

R155.00 ZAR

Tainted Heroes tells the story of how the African National Congress (ANC) – once a marginalized organisation within the South African political landscape – rose to power in the aftermath of the Soweto Uprisings in 1976. The documentary deals with the organisation’s military training received in various African countries as well as the lesser known story of how the ANC...

THE SAINTS - The Rhodesian Light Infantry (DVD)

R215.00 ZAR

The 1st Battalion Rhodesian Light Infantry was formed on the 1st February 1961. In its short existence, spanning only 19 years, this fully airborne commando unit carved a reputation as one of the world's foremost proponents of counter-insurgency warfare. This was achieved through their ruthless application of the devastating  'Fireforce' technique. This tactic of vertical envelopment of the enemy was...