Springboks, Troepies and Cadres

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Subtitle: Stories of the South African Army 1912-2012
Author: David Williams
Publisher: Tafelberg Publishers Ltd (2012)
ISBN-10: 0624047989
ISBN-13: 9780624047988
Condition: Very Good. Some wear to cover, edges and corners.
Binding: Softcover
Pages: 274
Dimensions: 22.2 x 15.2 x 2 cm

Weight: 0.4 kg


The book is divided into four eras: World War I, World War II, the Border War and the post-1994 era. Historical battles, including Delville Wood (World War I) and El Alamein (World War II), come alive. The soldiers’ stories have recurring themes: Through the army’s entire history there was as an emphasis on keeping casualties to a minimum and a military ethos that glorified effectiveness rather than sacrifice.


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