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Uys, Ian

BUSHMAN SOLDIERS:

their Alpha and Omega

Published: Fortress, Germiston, 1993

Edition: First edition

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 288 pages: illustrations, portraits, maps on endpapers. Paper covered boards, dust wrapper. Corner bumped.

The South African Defence Force used the "Bushmen" first as trackers, later as soldiers, and finally, after realising their potential, as recce or special force troops. They proved themselves over and over again, but after the Border War ended in 1990, they were sidelined and ignored by Pretoria and left to go their own way. However, having been removed from their normal habitat and having lived in army bases for a decade, many found their situation untenable.

  • Jacket Condition: Very good
  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 24,5 x 17 cm
  • Sold By: Select Books
  • Contact Person: David McLennan
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 021-4246955
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Credit card; EFT
  • Trade Associations: SABDA


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