South African Border War, Namibia & Angola 1966 - 1989

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    Angolan government MPLA troops hitching a ride on a soviet-built BRDM... note the medals in evidence.
     
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    Wrecked South African Eland armoured car somewhere in the Angolan bush...

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    The small caliber round that have perforated this thing is disheartening.
     
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    It had a big gun but it was a lightly armoured reconnaissance vehivle which didn't to bad against the smaller Cuban armoured vehicles. So I read.
     
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    14 year-old Boy soldier interviewed by Cuban Radio during Angolan War.-
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    Iconic image of SADF white conscript infantry troops in bush hats and "browns".... probably early 80's during training and endless training route marches.

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    South African troops taking a break.
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    Lending a hand when bush radio comms are dodgy ... SADF troops in Angola.

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    Business end of a SADF Olifant tank (South African version of the Centurion) -- probably mid-80's.

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