Discussion in 'Post World War Two' started by Bootie, Nov 10, 2009.
Angolan government MPLA troops hitching a ride on a soviet-built BRDM... note the medals in evidence.
Wrecked South African Eland armoured car somewhere in the Angolan bush...
Look at this website (it is apparently hosted in the Netherlands): http://www.rhodesia.nl/samilhis.htm
Someone longing for the "good" old days ?
The small caliber round that have perforated this thing is disheartening.
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.
14 year-old Boy soldier interviewed by Cuban Radio during Angolan War.-
Cleaning broken images
Iconic image of SADF white conscript infantry troops in bush hats and "browns".... probably early 80's during training and endless training route marches.
South African troops taking a break.
Lending a hand when bush radio comms are dodgy ... SADF troops in Angola.
Business end of a SADF Olifant tank (South African version of the Centurion) -- probably mid-80's.
New cleaning of lost images.