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Eagle Strike: The Story of the Controversial Airborne Assault on Cassinga 1978 - Col Jan Breytenbach

R 800.00 R 680.00

This is the story of an audacious, airborne assault, on 4 May 1978, on a SWAPO fortified base containing its military headquarters, logistical support, reserves and training facilities. The assault was supported by a very strong air strike by bombers and fighters as well as by air transport to drop the paratroopers into battle in one of the major, post...

Forged in Battle: The Birth and Growth of 32 Battalion - Col Jan Breytenbach

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This book follows the development of the 32 Battalion from its confused origins from former enemies and terrorists into the best counter-insurgency force in the world. Jan Breytenbach gets it spot on with this one, his skill at story telling is great! 32 Battalion was a very well respected unit in the SADF and one can easily see why when reading...

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Discovering the Battlefields of the Anglo-Zulu War - Ken Gillings

R 260.00 R 221.00

Interest in KwaZulu-Natal’s battlefields – especially those of the Anglo-Zulu War – has soared since the film Zulu first screened in 1964, followed by Zulu Dawn in 1979 (the centenary of the Anglo-Zulu War). During the centenary, the famous battlefields of Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift were made ‘tourist-friendly’ by the then Natal Provincial Administration and controls were put in place...

Die SAW in Die Grensoorlog 1966-1989 - Leopold Scholtz

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Die boek kyk vir die eerste keer omvattend na die Suid-Afrikaanse Weermag (SAW) se rol in die Grensoorlog in Namibie en Angola. Dit ontleed die oorsake en verloop van die konflik, asook die breer internasionale konteks waarbinne dit plaasgevind het. Die SAW in die Grensoorlog bevat belangrike nuwe inligting uit dokumente wat sedert die einde van die oorlog in 1989...

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Die Gloriejare van die Suid-Afrikaanse Polisiemag 1913 -1994 (Saamgestel deur: Genl. Johan van der Merwe, Brig. Hennie Heymans & Sarie van Niekerk)

R 400.00 R 340.00

Die Gloriejare van die Suid-Afrikaanse Polisiemag 1913 -1994 Voorwoord deur Dr Willem Cruywagen, slotwoord deur die trustees van die oud-SAP lede liefdadigheidstrust. en bronnelys 21 Hoofstukke wat onder meer die volgende insluit: Samevatting van die Kommissarisse en hulle dienstydperke Sigbare polisiering Spesiale wageenheid BBP beskermingseenheid Speur- en Handelstakke SANAB Forensiese Wetenskaplaboratorium Hertoelating tot Interpol Veilgheidstak Grensdiens en teeninsurgensie Polisiemag se...

Cuito Cuanavale: Frontline Accounts by Soviet Soldiers - Shubin, Kuznetsova-Timonova, Zhdarkin & Barabulya

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This book is a follow-up to the successful Bush War, which provided, for the first time, personal, first-hand accounts of the military conflict and civil war in Angola, as told by Soviet advisers to the Angolan army. This volume concentrates on the climax of this conflict, the months-long battle of Cuito Cuanavale in 1987/8, the largest military engagement on African...

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Bush War Operator: Memoirs of the Rhodesian Light Infantry, Selous Scouts and Beyond - Andrew Balaam

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From the searing heat of the Zambezi Valley to the freezing cold of the Chimanimani Mountains in Rhodesia, from the bars in Port St Johns in the Transkei to the Drakensberg Mountains in South Africa, this is the story of one man's fight against terror, and his conscience. Anyone living in Rhodesia during the 1960s and 1970s would have had...

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Bush Pig - District Cop: Service with the British South Africa Police in the Rhodesian Conflict 1965-79 - Ivan Smith

R 500.00 R 425.00

This is the story of one man's service in the British South Africa Police of Rhodesia during his service of nearly fifteen years, between the years 1965 and 1979, and in many ways forms a sequel to the author's book Mad Dog Killers. The struggle to keep Rhodesia out of black nationalist hands started in late 1964 and ended with...

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

R 250.00

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...

Brothers in War and Peace: Abraham and Constand Viljoen and the Birth of the New South Africa - Dennis Cruywagen

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Brothers in War and Peace is the remarkable story of the Viljoen twins, Abraham and Constand, and the starkly different roads that they took in life. One was a deeply religious man, who opposed apartheid; the other was a man of war, who became head of the SADF. Estranged by political beliefs, the Viljoen twins found themselves in different political...

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

R 450.00 R 382.50

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...

Boereverraaier: Teregstellings Tydens Die Anglo-Boereoorlog - Albert Blake

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Die straf vir dié verraad? Die dood. In een geval moes kommandolede van hul voormalige makkers teregstel, terwyl vier broers van Wakkerstroom wat die wapen opgeneem het teen die Boeremagte almal op dieselfde dag gefusilleer is. Albert Blake het argiewe gefynkam, vergete grafstene gevind en die nageslag van tereggesteldes opgespoor om vas te stel hoe diep die verskynsel van verraad...

Boereoorlogstories: 34 Verhale oor die Oorlog van 1899 - 1902 - Jeanette Ferreira

R 375.00

Die Anglo-Boereoorlog het sy spore op die ganse Suid-Afrikaanse bevolking gelaat. Oor 'n eeu heen het sentimente jeens die oorlog gewissel en die talle gesigspunte in hierdie kortverhaalbundel getuig daarvan. Begrip vir joiners en hendsoppers is een van vele gesigspunte wat niefiksionele historiese beskouings grootliks vooruit was met die eerste uitgawe in 1998. Terselfdertyd herleef pynlike kennis van bannelinge, vroue...

ARMY SIGNALS IN SOUTH AFRICA: The Story of the South African Corps of Signals and its Antecedents - Walter Volker

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The book, entitled ‘ARMY SIGNALS IN SOUTH AFRICA. The Story of the South African Corps of Signals and its antecedents’ is impressive work of epic proportions, and together with its two companion volumes, will most probably become the primary reference work on army signals in South Africa. It is a compilation of some previously published material, but consists mainly of...

Afrikaners in Angola 1928-1975 - Nicol Stassen

R 350.00

Die gemeenskap van 386-471 Afrikaners wat na 1928 in Angola agtergebly het, is aan die vergetelheid en verwaarlosing oorgelaat en is later as 'n lewende fossiel en slagoffers van hulle eie behoudendheid bestempel. Sommige het wel nog 'n lewe uit gemengde boerdery, transportry en jag probeer maak, dekades nadat hierdie lewenswyse elders uitgesterf het. Vanaf 1958 tot 1963 is die...

9C - Nine Charlie! Army Signallers in the Field. The Story of the Men and Women of the South African Corps of Signals, and their Equipment - Walter Volker

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The book, entitled ‘Signal Units Of The South Africa Corps Of Signals And Related Signal Services’ represents one of the most comprehensive collection of regimental and unit histories ever published in one volume in South Africa. It is also the first time that the histories of many of the signal regiments and other units will be published and available to...

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