• 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 ...
    • Recording the Great War : military archives and the South African official history programme, 1914-1939 

      Van der Waag, Ian (Stellenbosch University. Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2016)
      The First World War marked a revolt against the traditional mode of official history as conceived and written by the General Staffs and taught at the Staff Colleges. After 1918, the publics in various countries, having ...
    • Rise and fall of Jacob Zuma 

      Shubin, Vladimir (Brazilian Centre for Strategy & International Relations, 2018)
      In May 2014 I suddenly received a telephone call from the South African Embassy in Moscow, then an official invitation signed by Jacob Zuma followed: he wanted me to be present at his second inauguration. Unfortunately I ...
    • 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 ...
    • Russia’s Hybrid War and its implications for Defence and Security in the United Kingdom 

      Bachmann, Sascha-Dominik; Paphiti, Anthony (Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2017)
      This article uses the example of Russia’s aggressive action against Ukraine as an example of a new form of contemporary war fighting, namely hybrid war, and discusses how Russia has been successful in exploiting vulnerabilities ...
    • 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 ...
    • Soret and Dufour effects on MHD flow with heat and mass transfer past a permeable stretching sheet in presence of thermal radiation 

      Sreedevi, G.; Rao, D. R. V. Prasada; Makinde, O. D.; Reddy, G. Venkata Ramana (NISCAIR-CSIR, 2017)
      An analysis has been carried out to study the combined effects of the magnetic field, Joule heating, thermal radiation absorption, viscous dissipation, Buoyancy forces, thermal-diffusion and diffusion-thermion the convective ...
    • 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 Africa and the Korean War, the politics of involvement 

      Van der Waag-Cowling, N. M. (Stellenbosch University. Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2016)
      The Union of South Africa’s military involvement in the Korean War was an exercise in political maneuvering as opposed to one of any great military significance.[i] South Africa’s new right wing Nationalist Afrikaner ...
    • South Africa and the search for strategic effect in the Central African Republic 

      Vrey, Francois; Esterhuyse, Abel (Stellenbosch University. Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2016)
      This article provides a critical assessment from a strategic perspective of the South African military involvement in the Central African Republic that culminated in the Battle of Bangui. The strategic assessment was aimed ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • South African propaganda agencies and the battle for public opinion during the Second World War, 1939–1945 

      Monama, Fankie L. (Stellenbosch University. Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2016)
      South Africa’s entry into the Second World War in 1939 was complex. The Smuts government lacked nation-wide support and experienced hostile reactions from opponents of its war policy. It was also subjected to Nazi propaganda ...
    • South African shipping and ship finance : constraints and prospects of container shipping joint venture 

      Mvundura, Phillip Joseph (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 1999-10)
      ENGLISH SUMMARY: The changes taking place in the maritime trade provide broad and complex areas of interrelationships that can be identified as the main reason leading to the need for a joint venture South African container ...