oa Scientia Militaria : South African Journal of Military Studies - The Namibian Border War : an appraisal of the South African strategy
|Article Title||The Namibian Border War : an appraisal of the South African strategy|
|© Publisher:||University of Stellenbosch|
|Journal||Scientia Militaria : South African Journal of Military Studies|
|Publication Date||Jan 2006|
|Pages||19 - 48|
From the sixties to the late eighties, the border war became a household term in South Africa. Hundreds of thousands of young white men were called up for military service, and many served in some or other capacity in Namibia - then South West Africa - often in the so-called operational area, often as combat troops.
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