• Two perspectives on the recent war in Iraq 

      Beukes, Tobie (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2015)
      The three books discussed here can all be classified as memoirs or even as auto-ethnographies. The two authors relate how they experienced the recent armed conflict in Iraq. The narratives of both authors include detailed ...
    • Managing morale on the battlefield : a psychological perspective 

      Van ’T Wout, M. C.; Van Dyk, Gideon Albertus Jacobus (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2015)
      From historical writings to current day, morale has always been regarded as a major determinant of success on the battlefield. The management of morale is thus also important in the South African National Defence Force ...
    • Battle on the Lomba, 1987 the day a South African armoured battalion shattred Angola’s last mechanised offensive : a crew commander’s account 

      Esterhuyse, Abel (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2015)
      Writing about the Namibian Border War and South African involvement in the Angolan Civil War is difficult. Many South Africans have been conscripted or willingly served in the military at the time and find it difficult to ...