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Half a century of South African "Border War" literature: a historiographical exploration
(Faculty of Humanities, University of the Free State, 2017)
Half a century ago, in 1966, the so-called “Border War” broke out in what was then called South-West Africa (SWA) – known as Namibia after gaining independence in 1990. It was the most comprehensive, costly and traumatic ...
South Africa's land forces, 1912-2012
(Faculty of Humanities, University of the Free State, 2013)
The South African (SA) Army’s history can be traced back to 1912, when South Africa’s first defence force was established. In this article a review is provided of the development and deployment of South Africa’s land ...