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A critical analysis of the impact of water on the South African campaign in German South West Africa, 1914-1915
(Historical Association of South Africa, 2016)
The South African campaign in German South West Africa (GSWA) during the First World War depended largely on the access, availability and control of all water sources in the operational area. The Union Defence Force (UDF) ...
Suicide prevention and management in the SA National Defence Force : a psychological discussion
(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 ...
Nonlinear fluid flow and heat transfer
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2014-06-24)
Last night I dreamed of peace : an extraordinary diary of courage from the Vietnam War
(Stellenbosch University. Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2014)
Many people’s view about war and its impact was changed by a woman named Dang Thuy Tram. Her diaries, which she kept as a practicing medical doctor during the Vietnam War, were published some forty odd years after her ...
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 ...
Natural convection of viscoelastic fluid from a cone embedded in a porous medium with viscous dissipation
We study natural convection from a downward pointing cone in a viscoelastic fluid embedded in a porous medium. The fluid properties are numerically computed for different viscoelastic, porosity, Prandtl and Eckert numbers.The ...
New developments in fluid mechanics and its engineering applications
Fluid mechanics is an active field of research with many unsolved or partially solved problems in science and engineering. Fluid mechanics can be mathematically complex. Sometimes the problems can best be solved by ...
Armoured warfare : the South African experience in East Africa 1940-1941
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Following South African entry into the Second World War on 6 September 1939, the Union Defence Force (UDF) transformed from an ageing peacetime defence force into a modern armed force capable of projecting ...
South African naval diplomacy since 1994
(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 ...
When history no longer suffice : towards uniform rules for armed conflicts
(Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2017)
The key instruments of International Humanitarian Law (IHL), the 1949 Geneva Conventions and the Additional Protocols of 1977, divides armed conflict into two legal categories: international armed conflicts (IAC) or ...