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Warfare & Defence

Warfare & Defence
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Battle of Berlin 1943-44 : Bomber Harris' gamble to end the war

Throughout late-1943 into early-1944, an epic struggle raged over the skies of Germany between RAF Bomber Command and the Luftwaffe. This campaign had been undertaken by the Commander-in-Chief Bomber Command, Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Harris, and was baptized `The Battle of Berlin'. The Berlin campaign was a hard, desperate slog. Struggling against dreadful and bitter winter weather, Bomber Command `went' to Berlin a total of sixteen times, suffering increasingly severe losses throughout
R 344,25

American Cipher : One Soldier's Nightmare in the Afghanistan War

The explosive narrative of the life, captivity, and trial of Bowe Bergdahl, the soldier who was abducted by the Taliban and whose story has served as a symbol for America's foundering war in Afghanistan
R 276,25 R 325,00

12 Strong : The Declassified True Story of the Horse Soldiers

R 157,25 R 185,00

American Commander : Saving a Country Worth Fighting for and Training the Brave Soldiers Who Lead the Way

The autobiography of the life of a decorated American hero, Ryan Zinke.
R 365,46 R 429,95

A military history of modern South Africa

The 20th century has been one of enduring, rapid and fundamental social and political change. In Southern Africa, innumerable wars, rebellions, uprisings and protests have marked the integration, disintegration and then reintegration of both society and subcontinent during this period.
R 276,25 R 325,00

An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Uniforms of World War II

An expert visual history of military personnel, with 600 images of uniforms and contextual analysis.
R 471,77 R 555,02

Battle on the Lomba 1987 : The Day a South African Armoured Battalion Shattered Angola's Last Mechanized Offensive - a Crew Commander's Account

As Cuban and Angola fighter pilots honed their skills over the skies of Northern Angola, David Mannall, a normal 17-year old kid completing High School, was preparing for two years of compulsory military service before beginning Tertiary education.
R 297,50 R 350,00

Armored Fist : The 712th Tank Battalion in the Second World War

The 712th Tank Battalion landed in Normandy and spent eleven months in combat. Along the way, its men dug up potatoes with their tanks and roasted them on the exhausts; liberated Calvados; drank wine and champagne; collected Lugers, and other trophies of war; and fought and died together in some of the most dramatic battles of the Second World War.
R 403,75 R 475,00

Africa's commandos : The Rhodesian light infantry

Few, if any, regiments have left their mark on the history of modern warfare as did the Rhodesian Light Infantry.
R 429,25 R 505,00

32 Battalion

32 Battalion is the gripping inside story of South Africa's most controversial fighting unit of the 1970s and 1980s.
R 221,00 R 260,00

A Warrior's Gateway : Durban and the Anglo-Boer War 1899–1902

This publication is a history of Durban during the time of the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902). What difference did the war make to Durban? What impact did it have on the political, military, social and economic life of the town?
R 318,75 R 375,00

A Concise Dictionary of the Boer War

This reference work starts with a chronology of South Africa from pre-colonial times to 1994, followed by a synopsis of the main events of the war. This serves as a convenient point of departure for exploring the more than 320 alphabetical entries that form the heart of the book.
R 65,41 R 76,95