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Buffalo Battalion

L. J. Bothma

Buffalo Battalion

South Africa"s 32 Battalion : a tale of sacrifice

by L. J. Bothma

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Published by L.J. Bothma in Bloemfontein .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • South Africa. -- Army. -- Battalion, 32,
  • Soldiers -- South Africa,
  • South Africa -- Armed Forces -- Angola,
  • South Africa -- Armed Forces -- Namibia,
  • South Africa -- History, Military -- 1961-,
  • Angola -- History -- South African Invasion, 1975-1976,
  • Angola -- History -- South African Incursions, 1978-1990

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[L.J. Bothma] ; translated from the Afrikaans by Ian Drennan.
    ContributionsDrennan, Ian.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUB419.S6 B68 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination452 p., [32] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages452
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23715352M
    ISBN 100620415231
    ISBN 109780620415231
    LC Control Number2009372383
    OCLC/WorldCa268753359


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32 Battalion (sometimes nicknamed Buffalo Battalion or Portuguese: Os Terríveis for The Terrible Ones) was a light infantry battalion of the South African Army founded incomposed of black and white commissioned and enlisted personnel. It was disbanded on 26 March Branch: South African Army.

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Very elite unit. While there are photos and maps galore, I would have liked for a detailed description of the campaigns the 32 battalion was involved in rather than just personal battles.

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