Ignatius is correct, the Cassinga Criminals should be brought to justice. According to him, yet another Cassinga survivor, Cassinga was a refugee camp. The South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission, which was a body hardly sympathetic to the SADF cause, found that the only transgressions were, firstly, the predictable, that it was an illegal invasion of a sovereign…..
C Company, 3 Parachute Battalion is based at Fort Ikapa in Cape Town, Western Cape. The unit is active with a full training programme that includes regular jumping opportunities. Members are regularly sent on courses and assist with a variety of military centred activities. An active recruitment drive for both old SADF and TBVC, as well as […]
Armistice Day is the anniversary of the symbolic end of World War I on 11 November 1918. It commemorates the armistice signed between the Allies and Germany at Rethondes, France, for the cessation of hostilities on the Western Front, which took effect at eleven o’clock in the morning, the “eleventh hour of the eleventh day […]
February 03, 2008 Edition 1 I have followed the Sunday Independent letters between Mike McWilliams and Randolph Vigne of Cape Town concerning the Battle of Cassinga. I am totally in agreement with Mike McWilliams since I too was there – in fact, as Mike’s commander on that fateful day. Concerning Annemarie Heywood’s accusation in her […]
On the 1st of April 2008, the new SA-Military site will be launched. This site is a gathering place for all those men and women that have or are currently serving in one of South Africa’s Military units. Please remember that this site has been created by people that would like to preserve the history […]
Today we remember the friends we lost on October the 31st 1987.
The month of October is the anniversary of Ops Savannah. We ask you to take some time and remember the Brave ones who gave up their lives for us.
SUNDAY 12 OCTOBER 1975 Task Force Zulu crossed the SWA Angolan Border. Koos (Propies) van Heerden with Cmdt SWJ (Sarel) Kotze as his 2IC….
At a recent 3 Para BN meeting it was revealed that all qualified Pathfinders, past and present are going to recieve a Pathfinders Badge
Well from what I can gather from listening to all the manne who went down to Bloem, the October Waterjump 2007, was a success of note.
The water jump is back on again – see below for details. ********************* The water jump is a definite GO!!!! Confirmed yesterday by WO1 A. Opperman. ********************* This is to confirm that the annual water jump is taking place. Re training on Thursday, 27 September 2007 and the jump on Friday, 28 September 2007. Hanger […]