Discussion in 'Post - World War Two Images' 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...
South African Ratel APC's and Olifant tanks (basically souped-up Centurions) in action in the southern Angolan bush 1987-88.
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.-