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32 Battalion
By Piet Nortje

32 Battalion

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32 Battalion by Piet Nortje

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32 Battalion is the gripping inside story of South Africa's most controversial fighting unit of the 1970s and 1980s. Originally formed in order to lend support to the FNLA and UNITA in the Angolan war, 32 Battalion quickly gained the reputation of being an unconventional, secretive, yet highly effective group. Written by a man who was intimately involved with the unit and served as its Regimental Sergeant Major for two years, the title aims to explode the myths surrounding the legendary 32 and set the record straight. It records how and why 32 Battalion was formed, explores its unique identity forged by the men who fought in it, details the many operations in which they participated, and concludes with its eventual disbandment at the dawn of a new South Africa. What they did, and how they did it, would earn this controversial group official recognition as the best fighting unit in the South African Army since World War II.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781868729142
ISBN-10: 1868729141
Format: Paperback
(230mm x 150mm x 23mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Zebra Press
Publisher: Struik Publishers (Pty) Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Jun-2004
Country of Publication: South Africa

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