A Spook's Progress: From Making War to Making Peace - Maritz Spaarwater

R375.00 ZAR

From the 1960's, Maritz Spaarwater was an intelligence agent for the South African government, first for Military Intelligence and later for National Intelligence. In the late 1980's, he was among the first to start official discussions overseas with the exiled leadership of the ANC, and he became involved in the negotiations that led to the 1994 election. This is his...

Die Môre Kom: Weerkaatsings van Oorlog - Dawid Lotter

R215.00 ZAR

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...

Huilwater: 30 Stories in die langpad - LJ Bothma

R230.00 ZAR

"Louis Bothma kan skryf", sê resensente soos Koos Kombuis en Frans­johan Pretorius, maar hy het ook as storieverteller sy kleim afgesteek. Huilwater is 'n bundel van 30 lekkerlees-stories. Dit bou voort op Losbaadjiesak, Bothma se versameling stories in die langpad wat in 2011 verskyn het. Hy vertel van sy kindertyd in die  Boesmanland, studentejare en -vriende, loopbaan as dosent in...

In the Name of the People: Angola's Forgotten Massacre - Lara Pawson

R395.00 ZAR

On 27 May 1977, a small demonstration against the MPLA, the ruling party of Angola – led to the slaughter of thousands, if not tens of thousands, of people. The protestors were supporters of the MPLA, however the ruling elite feared this new 'factionalism' might lead to a coup d'état. The events of May 1977 are little talked of in...

On Laughter Silvered Wings: The Story of LT Col. E.T (TED) Strever DFC - Gail Strever Morkel

R390.00 ZAR

This is the thoroughly researched account of the life and times of a South African WW2 pilot, the author's father, Ted. It is highly personal, drawing on family history and changing lifestyles as the central figure fights his way through a series of experiences, flying coastal strike missions in the Mediterranean and North Africa, then in the Far East against...

South African Battles - Tim Couzens

R275.00 ZAR

South African Battles describes 36 battles spread over five centuries. These are not the well-trodden battlefields of standard histories, but generally lesser-known ones. Some were of critical importance, while some were infinitely curious. Who, for instance, has heard of the battles of Nakob, Middelpos, Mome Gorge or Mushroom Valley? Who knows about the four black women that Bartolomeu Dias brought...

Standby! South African Air Force Search and Rescue - Brig Gen Dick Lord

R275.00 ZAR

Unsung heroes—the selfless heroism of South Africa’s airmen In the air force no mission receives greater priority than the mission of mercy. When lives are at stake all resources available are dedicated to the task. Aircrew, ground crew, paramedics, doctors, mountaineers, navy divers, policemen and trained civilian volunteers are rapidly organized into a rescue team and dispatched with all haste...

The Helderberg Conspiracy: Fact or Fiction? - Steven Webb

R295.00 ZAR

Think of everything that you know or thought you knew about the 1987 South African Airways Flight 295 accident, and ask yourselves whether or not you are 100% sure that the information that has for years been propagated as being fact, is not perhaps fiction. ​ With the help of experts, one of them being a former investigator of this...

Total Onslaught: Apartheid's Dirty Tricks Exposed - De Wet Potgieter

R255.00 ZAR

For much of its time in power, the National Party government was bolstered by the direct involvement of its security forces. Ordinary citizens had no idea that their taxes were being used to fund unorthodox and even illegal operations, ranging from international propaganda campaigns to local death squads. It was the government's total strategy against the enemy's total onslaught. Despite...

Tumult In The Clouds: Stories from the South African Air Force 1920 – 2010 - Dean Wingrin

R350.00 ZAR

The South African Air Force (SAAF), formed on 1 February 1920, is the second oldest air force in the Commonwealth. The air arm played a major role in securing victory for the Allies during the Second World War, in the 1948/49 Berlin Airlift, and in Korea in the 1950s. The SAAF assisted Rhodesia in the 1960s and ’70s, made a...