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The “Volunteers’ Army” is a book written by a veteran of the liberation struggle who spent 12 years fighting the colonial troops inside Namibia as member of the People Liberation Army of Namibia (PLAN).  The book chronicling the history of the People’s Liberation Army (PLAN), the then SWAPO of Namibia military Wing, from its initiation, growth to becoming a matured revolutionary army capable of militarily confronting a well-equipped South African Defense Force and its allies.

The book is aimed at educating and sensitizing the young generation, especially the born-free and ignorant members of the global village that Namibia of today comes into being after immense sacrifices by the sons and daughters of the soil as well as citizens of the globe. The book educate both Namibians and citizens of the globe that democracy, peace and stability as well as political pluralism being enjoyed today in Namibia came about after immense sacrifices by the pioneers of the armed liberation struggle and the like. 

Moreover, the book is actually ideal for researchers who are interesting in studying Namibia’s history as it cover a wider range of issues related to the country’s liberation history from 1880s to 1989. Similarly, the book would serves as source of new knowledge to many Namibians and citizens of the globe, as it tells how other nations contributed to the liberation of Namibia. 

Therefore, the Volunteers’ Army is an ideal book to read if you want to know how the then SWAPO of Namibia’s military wing managed to sustain the fight against the more well-equipped colonial army and its allies as it provides information on how SWAPO of Namibia organized its military wing PLAN, in pursuing the armed confrontation against a more superior apartheid colonial security establishment in the then South West Africa/Namibia. 

The author recommends that this book be used as hand book for students and learners interesting in studying the history of Namibia, specially that part of the liberation struggle. The book can also be used as reference in libraries and institutions of learning as well as researchers. The book contains over 30 pictures.