Download Epub Format æ At the Front PDF by ☆ Jannie Geldenhuys izmirescort.pro
Download Epub Format æ At the Front PDF by ☆ Jannie Geldenhuys Having taken part in the Border War from 1972 through 1982 with the citizen force, I found this an interesting read because it tied everything together for me I highly recommend this book, for anyone trying to understand the bush war in Namibia and Angola.
He was there leading from the front You might not empathize with the motivation but this is the guy who helped end the war that started with the Winds of Change speech.
This is a fascinating book that covers the military career of General Jannie Geldenhuys, including his role in military operations against SWAPO, MAPLA and the Cubans during the Border War in Angola This book reveals how Castro tried to dress up political, economic and military failures in Angola as glorious triumphs He provides actual numbers and details of the myth of Cuito Cuanavales and how the Marxist forces were defeated there.
The author takes you through the dynamics and strategies that defeated the Communist forces trying to establish a totalitarian regime in Angola and Namibia The South Africans, with inferior forces, were able to achieve almost every military objective, producing some ingenious strategies and causing a hi
This is the story of a general that has been in all the right places at all the right times He was in South West Africa when the conflict started intensifying, he was head of the army in the early 80 s and head of the SADF in the late 80 s He is the man who defined the rules for the SADF throught out the years at various levels of command He is a man that does have a good story to tell, and a story worth reading There are chapters in the book that I find a bit repetitive, especillay in regards to the the talk of non south african prpoganda He does come with some good points on how the SADF incorporated blacks and coloureds into its ranks even though the world outside was segregated.
As I say it is a good read to get insight into the doings of the SADF in an interesting time in african history, but I will continu wonderful to read a story written by the general himself As always frustrating to read of all the lies and propaganda by the enemy of the time a true reflection of the events and good background of the politics of the times well written and entertaining.
As Chief Of The South African Defence Force From To Geldenhuys Brought His Experience To Bear On The South African Border War, And Was Part Of The Negotiating Team Which Brought An End To The Conflict In In This Completely Revised And Updated Edition Of His Account, Geldenhuys Reflects On A Life Defined As Much By A Military Career Spanning Than Four Decades As It Was By Politics And Indeed The Need For Peace On The African Sub Continent Pp, SOUTH AFRICA JONATHAN BALL