A detailed study of one of the greatest tank battles since World War II, as some 950 Egyptian tanks confronted about 800 tanks of the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) in the Sinai Peninsula. This momentous clash came to be known as the Six-Day War, and was a critical laboratory for two competing and contrasting systems of armored warfare.
This fascinating title offers a new study of the loss of six British ships during the Falklands War of 1982. Based on new evidence released following freedom of information requests, it will tell the full story of these dramatic events for the first time.
Daar was hewige vuurgevegte, oorwinnings, maar ook verliese . . . 1 Recce, Agter vyandelike linies, neem die leser tot in die Recces se "binnekamer". In hul eie woorde vertel Recce-operateurs van die lewensgevaarlike operasies wat hulle onder groot geheimhouding in die laat 1970's in Angola en Rhodesie uitgevoer het.
America's Covert War provides a tough-minded investigation of how legal process and human rights have been ignored in the search for often non-existent terrorists in Africa. It considers both the short-term and long-term impact of this intensive militarisation on vulnerable ethnic and religious groups in this highly volatile region.
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.
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?