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An Unpopular War: From Afkak to Bosbefok: Voices of South African National Servicemen

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In the seventies, eighties and nineties, conscription had a profound effect on hundreds of thousands of young men, particularly those who had to serve in the Angolan war. This book is a collection of reflections and memories of that time, collected by JH Thompson, who interviewed men who did National Service in the Apartheid-era South African Defence Force. Contributors include ordinary soldiers, Special Forces members, helicopter pilots, chefs and religious objectors. The book is a fast, fascinating read that captures the spirit and atmosphere, the daily duties, the boredom, fear and other intense experiences of an SADF soldier. For everyone who did military service, as well as their loved ones, this book is a must.

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ISBN:
9781770073012
Author:
Thompson, J H
Publisher:
Zebra Press
Author:
Thompson, J. H.
Subject:
History
Subject:
Soldiers
Subject:
Military
Subject:
Africa - South - South Africa
Subject:
Military - Other
Subject:
Africa - South - Republic of South Africa
Subject:
Biography-Military
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20070931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
238
Dimensions:
8.94x6.00x.83 in. .83 lbs.

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Biography » Military
History and Social Science » Africa » South Africa
History and Social Science » Military » General History
History and Social Science » Military » Miscellaneous Wars
History and Social Science » World History » Africa
History and Social Science » World History » General

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