Against All Odds: The Epic Story of the Oceanos Rescue - Andrew Pike

R 250.00

- 4 August 1991 - Rescue ship to a person on the bridge of the fast sinking OCEANOS “Where are you?”“I don’t really know, somewhere between East London and Durban.”“Can you give me your actual position?”“No”“What is your rank?”“I’m the guitarist” ‘Recording the time as 12.05 am and date as 4 August, musician Moss Hills added calmly: “So I guess we’re going...

A Tango With Death: Brigadier Tolletjie Botha & DCC as told to Giancarlo Coccia

R 350.00

'Dancing a tango with death' was the daily life of the DCC - the Directorate of Covert Collection - secret agents, working in what JJ 'Tolletjie' Botha called 'hostile countries'. Who were these men? Airline pilots, Belgian missionaries, German industrialists, engineers, medical doctors, high-ranking officers of enemy countries and last, but not least, people like a well-known Namibian lawyer and a...

"The Brave Collection" Challenge Coin - Gareth Rutherford HC

R 850.00

"The Brave Collection" is a limited series of challenge coins where the recipients of various bravery awards in the SADF or SAP are honored. Each coin is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity signed by the decorated recipient. A limited number of only 30 coins were manufactured. The coin diameter is 50mm. For his devotion to duty and conspicuous gallantry, L/Corporal...

32Bn Tree of Honour (POSTER)

R 2,750.00

32 Battalion Tree of Honour - Poster. Signed by 4 Officers Commanding, Col Jan Breytenbach, Col Gert Nel, Col Jock Harris & Col Mucho Delport. Limited edition of 32 posters. Printed on high definition photo paper. Poster size: A1

Mobile Warfare for Africa: On the Successful Conduct of Wars in Africa and Beyond - (Roland de Vries, Camille Burger & Willem Steenkamp) (SIGNED)

R 950.00

Presenting a remarkable amount of experience drawing primarily from South Africa’s Border War in the form of case studies, supported fully by an extensive number of photographs and specially commissioned maps, this study has applications for historians, researchers, and contemporary military practice.This is an easy-to-read book with many real-life case-studies and examples which presents a yardstick for the enhancement of...

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

R 550.00

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...

We Dared to Win: The SAS in Rhodesia - Hannes Wessels with Andre Scheepers (HARDCOVER & SIGNED)

R 850.00

In his own words Andre Scheepers describes his childhood on a farm, learning about the bush from his African friends, and becoming a soldier. The family had to leave the farm after being ambushed by terrorists. A quiet, introspective deep thinker, Andre started out as a trooper in the Rhodesian Light Infantry commandos and was hectically engaged in Fire-Force combat...

BLOOD MONEY: Stories of an ex-Recce’s Missions as a Private Military Contractor in Iraq - Johan Raath (HARDCOVER & SIGNED)

R 850.00

‘I remember the cracking sound of the AK-47 bullets as they tore through our windscreen . . . A piece of bullet struck my bulletproof vest in the chest area and another piece broke off and lodged in my left forearm.’ Johan Raath and a security team were ambushed in May 2004 while on a mission to reconnoitre a power...

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

R 1,250.00

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...

Bat Out of Hell: A South African Paratrooper In America - Granger Korff (Signed Copy)

R 650.00

The aftermath… After the dust had settled, the smell of gun powder had dispersed, the crashing sound of mortars and RPG7s had faded away … what ghosts returned with young South African soldiers of the border war generation who fought at the tip of the spear against the communist threat on South Africa’s border? Young ‘parabats’, manufactured by the formidable...

The Fearful Master - G. Edward Griffin (Signed by Gen. George Meiring)

R 260.00

The Fearful Master: A Second Look at the United Nations - G. Edward Griffin From the personal library of Gen. George Meiring, signed by him. Paperback, First Edition, Very Good Condition.

Negotiation: Theories, Strategies & Skills - W. Pienaar & M. Spoelstra (Signed by Gen. George Meiring)

R 260.00

Negotiation: Theories, Strategies & Skills - W. Pienaar & M. Spoelstra. From the personal library of Gen. George Meiring, signed by him. Hardcover, First Edition, Excellent Condition.

Vlamgat: The Story of the Mirage F1 - Dick Lord (Signed by Gen. George Meiring)

R 900.00

Vlamgat: The Story of the Mirage F1 in the South African Air Force - Dick Lord. From the personal library of Gen. George Meiring, signed by him. Hardcover, First Edition, Excellent Condition.

Les Armees de la France - Pictorial Edition (Signed by Gen. George Meiring)

R 390.00

Les Armees de la France - Pictorial Edition. From the personal library of Gen. George Meiring, signed by him. Hardcover, A4, Very Good Condition. French language.

Guerreiros Da Selva: Defendendo A Amazonia (Signed by Gen. George Meiring)

R 390.00

Guerreiros Da Selva: Defendendo A Amazonia. From the personal library of Gen. George Meiring, signed by him. Hardcover, A4, Very Good Condition. Portuguese language.

Like The Wind - Siegfried Stander (Signed by Gen. George Meiring)

R 490.00

Like The Wind: The Story of the South African Army - Siegfried Stander. From the personal library of Gen. George Meiring, signed by him. Hardcover, A4, Very Good Condition

The SAAF at War: 1940-1984 - JS Bouwer & MN Louw (Signed by Gen. George Meiring)

R 590.00

The SAAF at War: 1940-1984 - JS Bouwer & MN Louw. From the personal library of Gen. George Meiring, signed by him. Hardcover, A4, Very Good Condition

South African Armed Forces - Helmoed-Romer Heitman (Signed by Gen. George Meiring)

R 850.00

South African Armed Forces - Helmoed-Romer Heitman. From the personal library of Gen. George Meiring, signed by him. Hardcover, A4, Very Good Condition

Bushwar/Bosoorlog/Buschkrieg - Stefan Sonderling (Signed by Gen. George Meiring)

R 450.00

Bushwar/Bosoorlog/Buschkrieg - Stefan Sonderling. From the personal library of Gen. George Meiring, signed by him. Softcover, A4, Very Good Condition

Mozambique Hell Run: Trucking Tales of the War - Miguel A. Mitras

R 230.00

An unforgettable memoir about driving through Africa’s most treacherous roads during the Mozambican civil war. They called it the ‘Hell Run’. Miguel Mitras weaves a story of friendships, human vulnerability and navigating through emotions that come at you. In this candid account of trucking through Mozambique in 1991, you might even find a little laugh bubbling out as you read...

Angolsh: Scenes from an Army Camp - Greg Latter

R 230.00

In early 1976 while working underground as a blaster on ERPM gold mine in Boksburg, Greg Latter was called up for a three-month army camp in Angola, and there was no getting out of it. The truth is, he was actually keen to go. This story is about those three months, told from the day he received his call-up telegram...

BORN TO STORM - Herman van Niekerk HCS, SM, MMM

R 380.00 R 342.00

THE STORM IN ME  EMPOWER Experience the ruthlessness of life and adapt to it by realising that in the quest to survive, empowerment is required. Learn that this lifestyle has serious  consequences  for  the  good  and  for  the  bad.  Relentlessly  push forward to get into positions from where top-class military operations are executed which have serious strategic consequences.  REBEL Gets...

SHOWDOWN IN WESTERN SAHARA: VOL 1 - AIR WARFARE OVER THE LAST AFRICAN COLONY, 1945-1975

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AFRICA@WAR SERIES: VOLUME 31 SHOWDOWN IN WESTERN SAHARA: VOL 1 - AIR WARFARE OVER THE LAST AFRICAN COLONY, 1945-1975 The former colony of Spanish Sahara saw frequent outbursts of tribal and ethnic rebellions already while ruled by colonial authorities, in the late 19th and through early 20th Century. Its vastness and distances de-facto dictated the application of air power in...

ETHIOPIAN-ERITREAN WARS: VOL 2 - ERITREAN WAR OF INDEPENDENCE, 1988-1991 & BADME WAR, 1998-2001

R 355.00

AFRICA@WAR SERIES: VOLUME 30 ETHIOPIAN-ERITREAN WARS: VOL 2 - ERITREAN WAR OF INDEPENDENCE, 1988-1991 & BADME WAR, 1998-2001 Ethiopia, a country of ancient origins in eastern Africa, remains a military powerhouse of that continent until our days. Nowadays involved in the war in neighbouring Somalia, Ethiopia was also involved in half a dozen of other armed conflicts over the last...