VRYVAL - Frans du Randt & Koos Moorcroft

R 280.00

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...

The Republic Of Gupta: A Story Of State Capture - Pieter-Louis Myburgh

R 275.00

The Guptas, arguably South Africa’s most infamous family, have dominated news headlines for many years. But the landing of a commercial airliner packed with wedding guests at Air Force Base Waterkloof in 2013 sparked the most severe onslaught of public outrage the politically connected family had endured up to that fateful day. Since then, they have become embroiled in allegations...

Enemy Of The People - How Jacob Zuma Stole South Africa (Adriaan Basson & Pieter du Toit)

R 250.00

Enemy of the People is the first definitive account of Zuma’s catastrophic misrule, offering eyewitness descriptions and cogent analysis of how South Africa was brought to its knees – and how a nation fought back.   When Jacob Zuma took over the leadership of the ANC one muggy Polokwane evening in December 2007, he inherited a country where GDP was growing...

Rogue: The Inside Story of SARS's Elite Crime-busting Unit - Johann van Loggerenberg and Adrian Lackay

R 215.00

The story of a ‘rogue unit’ operating within the South African Revenue Service (SARS) became entrenched in the public mind following a succession of sensational reports published by the Sunday Times in 2014. The unit, the reports claimed, had carried out a series of illegal spook operations: they had spied on President Jacob Zuma, run a brothel, illegally bought spyware and entered into...

INTO THE HEART OF DARKNESS: Confessions of Apartheid's Assassins - Jacques Pauw

R 275.00

For years the rumours persisted: the apartheid state was responsible for the continual disappearances and assassinations of anti-apartheid activists. Then in November 1989, former security policeman, Captain Dirk Coetzee made the announcement: “I was the commander of the South African Police death squad. I was the heart of the whore.” Despite official denials and cover-ups, the rumours of apartheid’s death...

The President’s Keepers - Jacques Pauw

R 300.00

Investigative journalist Jacques Pauw exposes the darkest secret at the heart of Jacob Zuma’s compromised government: a cancerous cabal that eliminates the president’s enemies and purges the law-enforcement agencies of good men and women.  As Zuma fights for his political life following the 2017 Gupta emails leak, this cabal – the president’s keepers – ensures that after years of ruinous...

Piet Retief Commando: The Story of a Border Commando 1880 - 2007 (Walter Volker)

R 550.00

This well researched and well illustrated book is focusing on the Piet Retief Commando and also covers a wide area of South African military history. It provides an overview of the history from pioneering days right up to closure in 20017 - including the commanding officers, RSM, badges and insignia, and achievements during two Boer wars and during the Border...

Rule Of Law - Glynnis Breytenbach

R 285.00

In Rule Of Law, Glynnis Breytenbach reflects back on her career as a prosecutor, including specific cases she has tried, and on her life to provide a fascinating commentary on the importance of the independence of judicial institutions and the precariousness of this independence.  Her current challenges are directly linked to how outspoken she is and how she continues to campaign...

BROTHERS IN BLOOD: THE MEN OF 32 BATTALION (DVD)

R 295.00

BROTHERS IN BLOOD: THE MEN OF 32 BATTALION For the first time in history the men from 32 Battalion, the South African Defence Force’s most well-known, controversial and feared unit, talk about their experiences during the Border War. Some 60 former 32 Battalion members were interviewed, hundreds of photos were prepared and hours of film footage and video tape viewed to...

Commemorative Challenge Coin - New Zealand Special Operations

R 450.00

Commemorative Challenge Coin - New Zealand Special Operations. Numbered, 70mm height.

The Black Beret: The History Of South Africa's Armoured Forces Volume 2: The Italian Campaign 1943-45 and Post-War South Africa 1946-1961

R 695.00

Volume 2 of The Black Beret picks up where the previous volume left off, describing the bowing out of the South African Tank Corps, the formation of 6th South African Armoured Division and its subsequent campaign in Italy. Its exploits in Italy are recounted in detail, from its blooding at Cassino, the pursuit to Rome, the hard fight to breach...

Specialised Cooking: THE RECCE WAY (Justin Vermaak & Douw Steyn)

R 350.00

Vulture soup, anyone? Or how about diesel-dipped dog biscuits as a side to some fried python? If you prefer something less severe, then how about having a braai on top of a submarine out in the middle of the ocean? The South African Special Forces, or Recces, are known for being fearless and tough. Not only must they pass a...

RECCE - RESEPTE: Vir Kos, Die Bos, Die Lewe (Justin Vermaak & Douw Steyn)

R 350.00

As die Recces die dag in die bos in stap, slaan die luislange, die aasvoëls en selfs die leeus op die vlug. Wat jy kan vang, kan jy eet, sê dié manne. Recce-resepte vir kos, die bos, die lewe is vol tong-in-die-kies resepte en stories oor die Recces se ervarings gedurende die Grensoorlogjare en tot 1997. Die boek plaas jou...

Ongulumbashe: Die begin van die Bosoorlog - Paul J. Els

R 185.00

Paul Els se weergawe van die militêre stryd in Suidwes-Afrika skets op ‘n gesaghebbende wyse hoe hierdie stryd ontstaan en ontwikkel het. Dit toon hoe die SA Polisie van die vroegste tye af in die stryd om politieke mag en staatkundige veranderings vasgevang geraak het. Reeds in 1915 is die Zuid-Afrikaanse Politie (ZAP) aan die sy van genl Botha in...

Rhodesians Never Die: The Impact of War and Political Change on White Rhodesia c.1970-1980 (Peter Godwin & Ian Babcock)

R 215.00

This book tells the story of how White Rhodesians, three-quarters of whom were ill-prepared for revolutionary change, reacted to the "terrorist" war and the onset of black rule in the 1970s. It shows how internal divisions--both old and new--undermined the supposed unity of White Rhodesia, how most Rhodesians begrudgingly accepted the inevitability of black majority rule without adjusting to its...

Die Lang Generaal - Die duistere politieke sluipmoorde van die ou Suid Afrika - Alan D. Elsdon

R 275.00

Generaal Lang Hendrik van den Bergh, oud-hoof van die Veiligheidspolisie en hoof van BOSS, was vir baie die mees gevreesde man in apartheid-era Suid-Afrika. Selfs internasionaal was hy 'n gerekende figuur onder Koue Oorlog-spioene. Hierdie boek deur 'n oud-veiligheidspolisieman, verbind hom met die moorde van HF Verwoerd,Steve Biko, Dr Robert Smit en sy vrou, professor Johan Heyns en andere. Vir...

Commemorative Challenge Coin - IDF Shayetet 13

R 450.00

Shayetet 13 (Hebrew: שייטת 13‎‎, lit. Flotilla 13) is a unit of the Israeli Navy and one of the primary special operations units of the Israel Defense Forces. Shayetet 13 specializes in sea-to-land incursions, counter-terrorism, sabotage, maritime intelligence gathering, maritime hostage rescue, and boarding. The unit is trained for sea, air and land actions. The unit has taken part in...

Wings over Langebaanweg: Stories from a South African Air Force Base 1946-1993 - Andrew Embleton

R 650.00

This book is the third in a trilogy of books about aspects of flying training in the SAAF. The earlier books are FACTA NOSTRA VIVENT and GOING AROUND AGAIN by the same author. Langebaanweg has a long and important history as a SAAF air base. This book with its many pages of colour photographs is a modest attempt to record...

The Long Lost Grave - Wynand du Toit

R 300.00

When freelance journalist Robert du Bois went into the Tsitsikamma forest in search of the famous Knysna elephants, he got considerably more than he had bargained for... With the aid of the tempestuous ranger Cathy Moore, the search took them from the rain forest to the ocean, facing man-eating sharks and the greed of ruthless men... Written thirty years ago...

Destiny: At they call we shall not falter - Wynand du Toit

R 275.00

From the strong running currents of the Cunene River to the early morning dawn over Cassinga, this book tells the story of a South African Special Forces officer’s dedication to his cause. The rivalry between Captain Tom MacLachlan and Timothy Shikongo, commander of SWAPO’s Special Units, takes the reader on a journey through the Angolan Bush war where no mercy...

Daniel Roxo: The Phantom of the Forest - Stephen Dunkley

R 250.00

FRANCISCO DANIEL ROXO: Cruz de Guerra 1st class, Cruz de Guerra 2nd class, Medal of Distinguished Service, Honoris Crux Decoration, Pro Patria Medal, Southern African Medal. There have been many men and women throughout history who have contributed one way or the other in the battle against evil, injustice or terrorism. Portugal produced perhaps one of the finest self-trained guerrilla fighters the world...

Student Comrade Prisoner Spy - Bridget Hilton-Barber

R 205.00

When Bridget Hilton-Barber got on a train to Grahamstown in 1982 to study journalism at Rhodes University, she had no idea of the brutal drama that would unfold. A rebellious young woman, she became politically involved in anti-apartheid organisations and was caught up in the massive resistance and repression sweeping the Eastern Cape at the time. She ended up spending...

Die Môre Kom: Weerkaatsings van Oorlog - Dawid Lotter

R 215.00

Hierdie digbundel is Dawid Lotter se derde en handel soos die voriges oor die dienspligjare en oorlog in die algemeen. Die temas wissel van lighartig tot dodelike erns uit Operasie Savannah, Operasie Yahoo en die slag van die Lomba. Die tweede helfte van die bundel spreek PTSD aan asook politiek aan. Die laaste deel bestaan uit verwerkings na Afrikaans van...

Spy: Uncovering Craig Williamson - Jonathan Ancer

R 275.00

It  was in 1972 when the seemingly ordinary Craig Williamson registered at Wits University and joined the National Union of South African Students (NUSAS). Williamson was elected NUSAS’s vice president and in January 1977, when his career in student politics came to an abrupt end, he fled the country and from Europe continued his anti-apartheid ‘work’. But Williamson was not the...