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Sidi Rezegh and Tobruk : two South African military disasters revisited 1941-1942
(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 ...
A cold relationship: United States foreign policy towards South Africa, 1960 – 1990
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2016-12)
ENGLISH SUMMARY: The diplomatic relations between the United States (USA) and South Africa (SA) had its birth in 1799 with the establishing of a consulate in Cape Town. Over the next two centuries the political dealings ...
Fighting Springboks : C Company, Royal Natal carbineers : from Premier Mine to Po Valley, 1939 - 1945
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Germany’s declaration of war on Poland on 1 September 1939 and the consequent war in Europe not only found the Union of South Africa politically divided but militarily unprepared to fight a modern war let ...