BOOKS, ARTICLES, FILMS AND VIDEOS RELATING TO THE SADF

BOOKS, ARTICLES, FILMS AND VIDEOS RELATING TO THE SADF

(As at May 1997)

Books and Articles

 

Abrahams, J.C. (Aka `Tant Mossie’) (1989) Voetstamp South Africa: Juta. (In Afrikaans) ISBN 0 7021 1976 8

 

Abrahams, J.C. (Aka `Tant Mossie’) (1989) Troepie South Africa: Juta. (In Afrikaans) ISBN 0 7021 2290 4

 

Anstey, Edgar "Reminiscences of a Wartime Army Psychologist" The Psychologist Vol. 2 No 11 November 1989 pp. 475 -478.

 

Badenhorst, J.C.C. (Maj.) `Humorous slips during psychological consultation.’ in MILMED: Journal of the South African Medi-cal Service March/April 1987, p. 10.

 

Barron, Chris. `Coming Home’ in Sunday Star Supplement `Sun-day’ (RSA) 5/11/1989 pp. 12 – 18. (Illustrations by David, Samuel.)

 

Badcock, Peter (1981) `Images of War’ Durban: Graham Publishing. (ISBN 0 620 05344 5)

 

Baker, Mark (1981) Nam: The Vietnam war in the words of the men and women who fought there. New York: William Morrow and Company.

 

Barnard, Leo (1993) Pantser in Aksie: 1SDB 1933-1933. Bloemfontein: 1 Spesiale Diensbataljon ISBN 0-9583757-3-9 (In Afrikaans)

 

Beaufre, André (1963) An Introduction to Strategy (With Particular reference to Problems of Defence, Politics, Economics and Diplomacy in the Nuclear Age) London: Faber and Faber. Preface by Captain B.H. Liddell Hart.

 

Beaufre, André (1967) Strategy of Action London: Faber and faber. Translated by Major-General R.H. Barry.

 

Beer, Colin M. On Revolutionary War (H/b; 118 pp, illust. £12.95 + pp £2 from Lemur Books)

 

Bilton, Michael & Sim, Kevin `My Lai: A half-told story’ in The Sunday Times Magazine (UK) April 23, 1989, pp. 24 – 35.

 

Bouwer, J. S. and Louw, M.N. The SAAF at war 1940-1984 Melville, South Africa: Chris Van Rensburg Publications ISBN 0 86846 0567

 

Breytenbach, Jan (Col.).(1986) Forged in Battle Cape Town: Saayman & Weber. ISBN 0 7971 0025

 

Breytenbach, Jan (Col.).(1990) They Live By the Sword: 32 `Buf-falo’ Battalion – South Africa’s Foreign Legion. Alberton: Lemur Books. ISBN: 0-620-148705

 

Bridgland, Fred (1990) The War For Africa: Twelve Months that Transformed a Continent Gibraltar: Ashanti.

 

Britz, A (Cmdt.) (Ed.) (1991) South African Defence Force Review Pretoria: SADF Directorate Public Relations / Walker-Ramus Trading Co S.A. (Pty) Ltd.

 

Brownfeld, Allan C. (1988) Strategic Trends in the United States. ISSUP Bulle-tin 2/88 University of Pretoria, 20 May 1988. (Brownfeld is a lecturer and editor of `The Lincoln Review’, Alexandria, Virginia, USA.)

 

Calvert, William E. & Hutchinson, Roger L. (1990) Vietnam Veteran Levels of Combat: Related to Later Violence? Journal of Traumatic Stress Vol. 3. No. 1. January. pp. 103 – 113.

 

Catholic Institute for International Relations (1989) Out of Step: War Resistance in South Africa London. ISBN: 1 85287 053 2

 

Cawthra, Gavin (1986) Brutal Force: The Apartheid War Machine. London: IDAF. ISBN 0 904759 71 7

 

Cawthra, Gavin, Kraak, Gerald & O’Sullivan, Gerald (Ed.s) (1994) War and Resistance: Southern African Reports. The Struggle for Southern Africa as documented in RESISTER Magazine. Macmillan’s Southern Africa Series. ISBN 0-333-59723-0

 

Cock, Jacklyn, & Nathan, Laurie (1989) War and Society: The Militarization of South Africa. South Africa: David Phillip.

 

Cock, Jacklyn (1991) Colonels & Cadres: War & Gender in South Africa. UK: Oxford University Press. ISBN: 0 19 570706 0

 

Cole, Barbara (1984) The Elite: The Story of the Rhodesian Special Air Service South Africa: The Three Knights, Interpak Natal. ISBN 0 620 07421 3

 

Conchiglia, Augusta UNITA, Myth and Reality Translated and Edited by Marga Holness Published by ECASAAMA\UK ISBN: 0-95/6052-1-6 Printed in Ireland.

 

Corbett Robin (1986) Guerrilla Warfare: From 1939 to the present day. London: Orbis Publishing. ISBN: 0-85613-469-4 (SA material is covered in pages 153-161)

 

COSAWR `I am first a Soldier & then a Psychiatrist; The abuse of Psychiatry in the SADF.’ In RESISTER, Dec 1986 – Jan 1987, No. 47, pp. 11 – 17.

 

COSAWR `Soldiers Talk: Major Grievances in the SADF.’ In RESISTER, Third Quarter 1990, No. 66, pp. 4 – 6.

 

Dixon, Norman F. (1988) On the Psychology of Military Incompetence Great Britain: Futura. (ISBN 0 7088 1482 4)

 

Debay, Yves & Husson, Jean-Pierre `The New South African Army’ (Special Report) Raids magazine, June 1995, No. 43 ISSN 0963-1852

 

Debay, Yves `The South African 4th Infantry Battalion’ and `South African Troops in Angola’ Raids magazine, July 1995, No. 44 ISSN 0963-1852

 

Drury, Ian (1990) `Weapons of the Bush War’ in Firepower Issue 47 Vol 4. Orbis Publishers.

 

Dunnigan, James F. (1982) How to Make War: A Comprehensive Guide to Modern Warfare London: Book Club Associates.

 

Du Preez, Sophie (1990) Avontuur in Angola: die verhaal van Suid-Afrika se soldate in Angola 1975-1976 South Africa: Van Schaik. ISBN 062701691 (R. 37.50)

 

Du Preez, Sophie & Spies F.J. (1989) Operasie Savannah: Angola 1975-1976 Pretoria: SA Weermag Direktoraat Openbare Betrekkinge.

 

Edelman, Bernard (Ed.) (1987) Dear America: Letters Home From Vietnam United States: Pocket Books.

 

Ezell, Edward Clinton (1986) The AK47 Story: Evolution of the Kalashnikov Weapons Harrisburg, PA, USA: Stackpole Books. ISBN 0-8117-0916-7

 

Figley, C.R. (1977) The American Legion Study of Psychological Adjustment among Vietnam Veterans Lafayette, Ind.: Purdue University.

 

Fowler, Barry (1996) Grensvegter? South African Army Psychologist United Kingdom: Sentinel Projects. ISBN 0 9524423 2 9

 

Fowler, Barry (1990) 1 MIL Unpublished Monograph

 

Fowler, Barry (1990) Bad Guys Unpublished Monograph

 

Fowler, Barry (1995) Pro Patria United Kingdom: Sentinel Projects. ISBN 0 9524423 0 2

 

Frankel, P.H. (1984) Pretoria’s Praetorians: Civil-military relations in South Africa. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN: 0-521-26440-5

 

Gabriel, Richard A. (Major) (1982) `Stress in Battle: Coping on the Spot.’ in Army (USA) Vol. 32, No. 12. December 1982, pp. 36 – 39, & 42.

 

Gal, R. & Mangelsdorff, D. (Eds.) (1991) Handbook of Military Psychology. (Volume 1 & 2) Wiley ISBN 0471 92045 2 & 0471 92830 5

 

Geldenhuys, Jannie (1993) Dié Wat Wen: ‘n Generaal se storie uit ‘n era van oorlog en vrede. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik publishers. ISBN 0 627 01902 1 (Afrikaans Language)

 

Goosen, Helena (1989) `They Fought and Served’ in South African Panorama August 1989 Vol. 34. No. 7. pp. 14 – 21.

 

Greenberg, Steven (1989) `I won’t serve apartheid’ Wits Student (RSA) Vol. 41, No. 14 September 1989

 

Groth, Siegfrid Namibia: The Wall of Silence Peter Hammer Verlaag ISBN 3 87294 708 7

 

Haley, Jay (1980) Leaving Home: The Therapy of Disturbed Young People New York: McGraw Hill ISBN 0 07 025570 9

 

Heitman, Helmoed-Romer (1985) `South African War Machine’ United Kingdom: Galago publishing. United States: Presidio Press, 1985. ISBN 0-89141-240-9

 

Heitman, Helmoed South African Armed Forces (H/b pict; 243 pp. £ 19.95 + pp £2 from Lemur Books)

 

Heitman, Helmoed-Romer (1990) War In Angola: The Final South African Phase. South Africa: Ashanti Publishers. ISBN 0-620-14370-3

 

Heitman, Helmoed-Romer & Hannon, Paul (1991) Modern African Wars 3: South-West Africa. Osprey Military Men-At-Arms Series No. 242. London ISBN: 185532122X

 

Herbstein, Dennis (1989) Devils are Amongst us: War for Namibia. London: Zed Books Pbk: 086 232 897 7 Price # 8.95

 

Hooper, Jim (1990) Beneath the Visiting Moon: Images of combat in Southern Africa. USA: Lexington Books. ISBN: 0-669-24637-9

 

Hogg, Ivan V. (Ed.) (1983) `Something new from Africa’ in Jane’s Military Review 1983-1984. 3rd year of issue. Great Britain: Janes Publishing Company. ISBN 0 7106 0283 9

 

Johnson/Martin Destructive Engagment – Southern Africa at War (Flexicover; 378 pp; 22 b/w pics. £12.95 + pp £ 2 from Lemur Books)

 

Katjavivi, Peter H. (1988) A history of resistance in Namibia. Paris: UNESCO.

 

Knowler, Greg `Harvesting a deadly crop’ in Weekend Mercury Saturday, June 13, 1992. (Durban, South Africa) p. 7.

 

L’Ange, Gerald Hostages of Angolan nightmare (`Opinion’ ? in `The Star’ – Africa News Service.

 

Leach, Graham (1986) South Africa: No easy path to peace London: Routledge & Kegan Paul. ISBN 0-7102-0848-0

 

Leonard, Richard (1983) South Africa at War (AD Donker (PTY) LTD. PO BOX 41021 Craighall 2024. First published by Lawrence Hill & Co. 1983. ISBN 0 86852 093 4).

 

Levinson, Olga (1976) South West Africa Cape Town: Tafelberg. ISBN 0-624-00249-4

 

Malan, Rian (1990) My Traitor’s Heart: A South African Exile Returns to face his Country. United States: Random Century.

 

McMillan & Rachman (1988) `Fearlessness and Courage in Paratroopers undergoing training’ Personality and Individual Differ-ences Vol. 9. No 2 pp. 373 – 378

 

McCuen, John J. (1966) The Art of Counter-Revolutionary War: The strategy of Counter-Insurgency London: Faber and faber.

 

Metten, Alman & Goodison, Paul (Dr.) (1988) Fighting for Apartheid: job for life Netherlands: Anti Apartheid Movement. ISBN 90 – 70367 – 10 – 6

 

Minnaar, Anthony, Liebenberg, Ian & Schutte, Charl. (1994) The Hidden Hand, Covert Operations in South Africa. The Human Sciences Research Council 1994. Soft cover. 474 pages

 

Morgan, Margaret `When a troopie is shattered by fear’ You (RSA) 25 August 1988, pp. 20 – 21.

 

Moorcroft, P.L. (1981) Africa’s Superpower Sygma/Collins. ISBN: 0 8687 600 90

 

Moorcraft, P. (1990) African Nemisis: War and Revolution in South Africa 1945-2010 London: Brassey’s. ISBN: 0-08-0367151

 

Norval, Morgan (1989) Death in the Desert: The Namibia Tragedy Washington: Selous Foundation Press. ISBN 0-944273-03-3 Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 89-62602

 

Pagano, Gaetano (1978) The Kassinga File South African Information Program (SAIP), International University Exchange Fund London. P.O. Box 108, 1211 Geneva 24, Switzerland.

 

Pakenham, Thomas (1979) The Boer War United Kingdom: Weidenfeld.

 

Pauw, Jacques (1991) In the Heart of the Whore – The Story of Apartheid’s Death Squads Southern Book Publishers. ISBN 1 86812 392 8

 

Pearson, Chris (1986) South African Anti-Terrorist Operations Manual Colorado, USA: Paladin Press. ISBN: 0-87364-384-4

 

Pitta, Robert, Fannell, Jeff & McCouaig, Simon (1993) South African Special Forces Osprey Military Elite Series No. 47. London ISBN: 185532 295 1

 

Potgieter, Anton (Dr.) (Uncertain title regarding Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) Not available due to military security restrictions.

 

Pottinger, Brian (1988) The Imperial Presidency: P.W. Botha – the first 10 years Johannesburg: Southern Book Publishers. ISBN: 1 86812 160 7

 

Rachman, (1978) Fear and Courage San Francisco: Freeman.

 

Resister, Journal of the Committee on South African War Resistance (COSAWR). London. Various issues.

 

- "I am First a Soldier & Then a Psychiatrist: The abuse of Psychiatry in the SADF" Number 47 – Dec 1986 – Jan 1987, pp. 11 – 17.

 

- "Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: The Vietnam-South Africa Connection" Number 65 – Second Quarter 1990, pp. 13, 17 – 18.

 

Rogers, Anthony, Guest, Ken & Hooper, Jim (1994) Flashpoint: At the Front Line of Today’s Wars. London: Arms and Armour Press. ISBN 1-85409-247-2

 

Retief, Bertrand (1990) Humour in S.A. Uniform Johannesburg: Perskor. ISBN 0 628 03449 0

 

Scott, John. `We know we are the Baddies’ in Focus on South Africa (RSA) August 1989, p. 3. Article originally appeared in Cape Times, Cape Town, July 17 1989.

 

Seegers, Annette (1996) The Military in the making of Modern South Africa London, IB Tauris.

 

Snyman, P.H.R. (1989) Beeld van die SWA Gebiedsmag Pretoria: SADF Directorate Public Relations.

 

Soggot, David (1986) Namibia: The Violent Heritage New York: St. Martin’s Press. ISBN 0-86036-210-8 (UK)

 

Sonderling, Stefan (1980) Bushwar Namibia: Eyes publishing. P.O. Box 21496 Windhoek 9000 Namibia (Not current) ISBN 0 620 04767 4

 

Soule, Allan, Dixon, Gary & Richards, Rene (1987) The Wynand Du Toit Story Johannesburg: Hans Strydom Publishers. ISBN 0 947025 22 7

 

Spies, F. J. Du T. (1989) Angola: Operasie Savannah 1975-1976 Pretoria: SADF Directorate Public Relations.

 

Steenkamp, W. (1976) Adeus Angola Cape Town: Howard Timmins. ISBN 0 86978 1405

 

Steenkamp, Willem (1983) Borderstrike! South Africa into Angola Durban: Butterworths Publishers. ISBN 0-0409-100625

 

Steenkamp, Willem (1989) South Africa’s Border War 1966 – 1989 Gibraltar: Ashanti Publishing Limited. (ISBN 0 620 13967 6 Printed: Printpak, Cape.)

 

Steffen-R; Desaules-M; Nagel-J; Vuillet-F; Schubarth-P; Jeanmaire-CH; Huber-A; `Epidemiological experience in the mission of the United Nations Transition Assistance Group (UNTAG) in Namibia.’ in Bull-World-Health-Organ. 1992; 70(1): 129-33 [MEDLINE ACCESSION NUMBER: 92233524]

 

Stiff, Peter (1986) Taming the Landmine Alberton, South Africa: Galago books. ISBN 0 947020 04 7

 

Stiff, Peter (1991) Nine Days of War; and South Africa’s Final Days in Namibia Alberton: Lemur Books. ISBN 0-620-14874-8

 

`The Bush War’ Southern Africa Today (RSA) Vol. 6 No 7 August/September 1989 (Namibia Souvenir Edition) pp. 24 – 29.

 

Stockwell, John (1978) In Search of Enemies London: Futura. ISBN 0 7088 1647 9

 

Thompson, Robert (Sir) (1966) Defeating Communist Insurgency London: Chatto and Windus.

 

Toase, Francis (1985) `The South African Army: The Campaign in South West Africa/Namibia since 1966′ in Beckett, I.F.W Armed Forces and Modern Counter-Insurgency Croon Helm. ISBN 0-7099-3236-7

 

United Nations (1990) UNTAG in Namibia: A New Nation is Born United Nations Transitional Assistance Group in Namibia Printed in Namibia by John Meinert (PTY) LTD., Windhoek ISBN 92-1-100434-9 United Nations Publication: Sales No. E.90.I.10

 

Uys, Ian (1992) Cross of Honour Germiston, South Africa: Uys Publishers. ISBN 0-9583173-2-1

 

Venter, Al. J. (1969) The Terror Fighters: A profile of guerilla warfare in Southern Africa. Cape Town: Purnell. (This is about the Portuguese war in Angola)

 

Venter, Al. J., `Siege at Cuito Cuanavale,’ Soldier of Fortune, May, 1988, p. 37.

 

Venter, Al. J. (Ed.).(1989) Challenge: Southern Africa within the African Revolutionary context. Gibraltar: Ashanti Publishing Limited. ISBN 0 620 12190 4

 

Venter, Al. J. (1994) The Chopper Boys: Helicopter Warfare in Africa. London: Greenhill Books. ISBN: 1 85367 177 0

 

Watson, Peter (1980) War on the Mind: the Military Uses and Abuses of Psychology. London: Penguin. ISBN 0 14 022300 2

 

Winter, Gordon (1981) Inside Boss: South Africa’s Secret Police London: Allen Lane (Penguin). ISBN 0 7139 1391 6

 

Ya-Otto, John (1982) Battlefront Namibia London: Heinemann. ISBN 0 435 90244 X

 

Video

 

South Africa’s Border War: The Last Domino (Al. J. Venter) Teevision, 35 Siemert Road, Doornfontein Tel: 402-1400

 

South Africa’s fighting forces DD Video, 5 Churchill Court, 58 Station Road, North Harrow, Middx HA2 7SA

 

Victory at Cuito Cuanavale: Response to the South African Escalation Produced by the `Revolutionary Armed Forces of Cuba’. Marketed by Pathfinder Press, London, 1988.

 

Like the Wind – I have a copy of this, but have loaned it to a friend at this time and didn’t note the details before giving it to him. Its a training-propaganda film, made in the early 1980’s.

 

Television Programmes

 

Angola – South Africa’s Dirty War, (Produced by Morgan, Jenny) Narrated by Linton Kwesi Johnson. Broadcast on 8 December 1987 on the `Bandung File’, on Channel Four television (UK). I’ve not seen it, but it is available from Bandung Limited, Block H, Carter’s Lane, 53-79 Highgate Road, London, NW5 1TL. 1993 price: £29.38 (vat incl.)

 

They burn witches, don’t they? (About UNITA) ASSIGNMENT broadcast on BBC2 on Tuesday 10 December 1991

 

Welcome Home Comrades Director: Adam Low BBC Elstree 1989

 

Films

 

The Stick (1988) Produced by Darrell Roodt, Distant Horizon Films, Durban

 

The Wild Geese (1978) Producer: Ewan Lloyd Starring: Richard Burton, Roger Moore, Richard Harris, Hardy Kruger

 

MAPS

 

ANGOLA

 

Angola (Cartographia) 1: 2 000 000 Domokos Gyorgy Budapest, 1989. 620600-01 ISBN: 963 351 519 X CM. Includes street map of Cidade de Luanda and a comprehensive looking index.

 

Angola (Africa Institute of South Africa, P.O. Box 630, Pretoria, South Africa) 29mm = 100 km, but scale not given more clearly than that! A poster-like map, basic but adequate.

 

NAMIBIA

 

Republic of Namibia (1992), 1 : 2 000 000 issued by the Ministry of Wildlife, Conservation and Tourism. Private Bag 13346, Windhoek 9000, Printed by Windhoek Printers & Publishers. Includes metric distance tables, street maps of Swakopmund, Windhoek central.

 

Namibia Automobile Association of Namibia/Avis. 1 : 2 500 000 Includes metric distance chart, street maps of Gobabis, Karasburg, Central Windhoek, Windhoek through-routes, Tsumeb, Otjiwarongo, Usakos, Mariental, Grootfontein, Omaruru, Outjo, Okahandja, Swakpopmund, Walvis Bay, Keetmanshoop, Luderitz.

 

Namibia Travellers Map (Macmillan) 1 : 2 400 000 Includes maps of Etosha, Namib-Naukluft, Windhoek, Luderitz, Swakopmund and Walvis Bay. Southern Book Publishers ISBN 1-86812-210-7. A pretty touristified map with photos and drawings.

 

Namibia (Africa Institute of South Africa, P.O. Box 630, Pretoria, South Africa) 1 : 2 400 00. A poster-like map, basic but adequate. I have a mini-saga about my efforts to obtain aerial photos and ordnance survey maps of the Owamboland region of Namibia.  

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