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Former enemies visit key sites of the “Border War”

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Veterans from both sides of the Border War have remembered their former comrades who died or were wounded in that conflict and are bringing...

The fog of war: How Cuito Cuanavale became a legend

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One of the interesting aspects of researching the fighting in southern Angola in 1987/88 was finding how different the recorded facts were to popular...

Feature: Was Cuito Cuanavale an SADF objective?

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There has been renewed interest in the final phase of South Africa's involvement in Angola 30 years ago, but it has been mired in...

Lessons learnt from latest Op Copper deployment

The most recent Operation Copper deployment in the Mozambique Channel, in addition to providing valuable "on-the-job" training for both sailors and airmen,...