Browsing Faculty of Military Sciences by Title

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    • Recce : small team missions behind enemy lines 

      Jordaan, Evert (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2015)
      Recce: Small team missions behind enemy lines is an autobiography by Colonel (retired) Koos Stadler. The book mainly covers his career as a Special Forces officer and reconnaissance soldier during South Africa’s so-called ...

    • The role and application of the Union Defence Force in the suppression of internal unrest, 1912-1945 

      Fokkens, Andries Marius (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2006-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The use of military force to suppress internal unrest has been an integral part of South African history. The European colonisation of South Africa from 1652 was facilitated by the use of force. Boer ...

    • Russia's Heroes 1941-45/Albert Axell 

      Liebenberg, Ian (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2011)
      It is seldom that one comes across a work where history-writing and qualitative research meet succinctly. Add to this an author who communicates crisply and relates real-life narratives that capture and hold the reader’s ...

    • Second law analysis for MHD permeable channel flow with variable electrical conductivity and asymmetric Navier slips 

      Eegunjobi, Adetayo S.; Makinde, Oluwole D. (De Gruyter, 2014-11)
      The inherent irreversibility in a steady hydromagnetic permeable channel flow of a conducting fluid with variable electrical conductivity and asymmetric Navier slip at the channel walls in the presence of induced electric ...

    • The secret South African project team : building strike craft in Israel, 1975-79 

      Potgieter, Thean (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2004)
      Though the history of the South African Navy (SAN) only dates back to 1922, for most of its history it depended on Britain for warships. The British Royal Navy on the other hand had an unbroken involvement with maritime ...

    • Sidi Rezegh and Tobruk : two South African military disasters revisited 1941-1942 

      Katz, David Brock (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Sidi Rezegh and Tobruk are the largest disasters suffered by South Africa in its military history. Yet, despite their enormity, Sidi Rezegh and Tobruk are little understood and hardly remembered. South ...

    • Sociology in practice : H W van der Merwe's contribution to conflict resolution and mediation in South Africa 

      Liebenberg, Ian (SUN MeDIA Bloemfontein, 2011)
      Conflict, repression and resistance had an alienating effect on a micro- and macro-level in apartheid South Africa. This brings to mind Hendrik Willem van der Merwe as a person who united South Africa's enemies. This article ...

    • South Africa -- History, Military 

      Scholtz, Leopold; Geldenhuys, Jannie (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2012)
      The article presents a review of a book written by Jannie Geldenhuys titled "Ons was daar" (We were there)" published in 2011.

    • South African defence in the age of total war, 1900–1940 

      Van der Waag, Ian (Historical Association of South Africa, 2015-05)
      Based largely on a study of official archives and private papers held in South Africa and the United Kingdom, this article sketches the political-strategic landscape on which the armed forces of South Africa operated between ...

    • South African defence policy and capability : the case of the South African National Defence Force 

      Louw, Gerhard Martin (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Armed forces the world over have three primary functions — force development, force deployment and force employment. Defence policy plays a guiding role in all of these, but is especially important in ...

    • South African defence since 1994 : a study of policy-making 

      Jordaan, Evert (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2005-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: As South Africa entered the transitional period towards establishing a multi-party democracy, its defence policy changed fundamentally. The African National Congress (ANC) as the upcoming governing party ...

    • The South African military in transition : part 1 - from strategy formulation to strategy formation 

      Louw, Gerhard M.; Esterhuyse, Abel (Stellenbosch University. Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2014)
      By 2013, sufficient evidence had become publicly available to confirm what defence analysts had been suspecting for a while now: the military effectiveness of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) is deficient. ...

    • The South African military in transition : part 2 - from strategic culture to strategic reality 

      Louw, Gerhard M.; Esterhuyse, Abel (Stellenbosch University. Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2014)
      The analysis reported here focused on the dynamic interaction between a preferred strategic management model of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) on the one hand, and the SANDF’s acquired strategic culture ...

    • South African naval diplomacy since 1994 

      Manganyi, Calvin (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Since the beginning of naval power, navies have been used by their states as instruments of foreign policy. In South Africa, the political transition since 1994 originated the evolution of the country’s ...

    • Success and failure along the Modder River during the Anglo-Boer War : the influence of terrain 

      Smit, H. A. P.; Janse van Rensburg, H. S. (Stellenbosch University. Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2014)
      The influence of terrain on military operations is a well-known and well-researched topic. In a South African context, the body of literature about this topic is, however, not as well developed. This article strives to ...

    • Suicide prevention and management in the SA National Defence Force : a psychological discussion 

      Koopman, Rene; Van Dyk, Gielie (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science, 2012)
      Suicidal behaviour is a challenge for military forces around the world. Suicide can be a reaction in peacekeeping operations or conventional warfare, because the stressful nature of both types of operations can force ...

    • Supply chain management applicable to the South African Army camouflage clothing commodity 

      Wessels, Nelmarie (Nelmarie Jacolien) (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2007-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT APPLICABLE TO THE SOUTH AFRICAN ARMY CAMOUFLAGE CLOTHING COMMODITY There are many reasons for the popularity of the supply chain or the supply chain management concept. Through ...

    • The suppression of internal unrest in South West Africa (Namibia) 1921-1933 

      Fokkens, Andries M. (Stellenbosch University. Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2012)
      In 1915, the Union of South Africa was requested to administrate South West Africa (SWA) (today Namibia) on behalf of the British Crown and approved the South West Africa Mandate. The policies of the Union strongly ...

    • Taking the lonely walk in Iraq and Afghanistan 

      Beukes, T. (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2014)
      "Eight lives down", "Extreme risk" and "Bomb hunters" all contain the personal accounts of British soldiers who served as bomb-disposal operators during the recent armed conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. The books were ...

    • Terrain analysis in the course curricula of the South African Army Engineer Corps 

      Lodi, K. P.; Smit, H. A. P.; Ayirebi, G. K. (Stellenbosch University. Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2014)
      The research reported here examined the engineer occupational course curricula presented by the South African Army School of Engineers. Methodology involved examination of all enabling learning objectives for the Corps ...