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Author Taylor, Justin.

Title A whisper in the reeds : 'The terrible ones' : South Africa's 32 Battalion at war / Justin Taylor. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Publication Info. Helion & Co Ltd., 2013.
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Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of photographs; List of maps; Foreword by Lt Col Willem Ratte; Foreword by RSM Piet Nortje; Preface; Acknowledgements; Maps; Chapter 1: Amongst the Zulus; Chapter 2: The Apocalypse looms; Chapter 3: 'Three-Two'; Chapter 4: Dirico; Chapter 5: Retraining; Chapter 6: My reprieve; Chapter 7: First combat; Chapter 8: Ops Loodvoet; Chapter 9: The Battle of Savate; Chapter 10: Home; Chapter 11: Convoy commander; Chapter 12: A gook comes for tea; Chapter 13: The Air Force show; Chapter 14: Ops Chaka; Chapter 15: Rugby in the bush.
Chapter 16: Ops ButterflyChapter 17: Training the Signallers; Chapter 18: Selection course; Chapter 19: 'Min' days and a sense of honour; Chapter 20: Civvy street; Chapter 21: The end ... the beginning; Chapter 22: The miracle that was; Appendix: Poems; eBooks Published by Helion & Company.
Summary This amazing work relates the experiences of Justin Taylor who served as the Signals Officer for the South African Defense Force's infamous 32 Battalion - the 'Terrible Ones'! As a young officer he trained in the intricacies of Signaling before volunteering for Border Duty and service with 32 Battalion - a request that was met with astonishment - 'you want to work with 32 Battalion!?' This book takes you into the discipline of military communications as never before, delivering a new perspective on the work of 'Nine Charlie'; the Battalion Signals Officer with his mantra of 'check, check and r.
Subject Taylor, Justin.
Taylor, Justin. (OCoLC)fst01989706
South Africa. Army. Battalion, 32 -- History.
South Africa. Army. Battalion, 32 -- Biography.
South Africa. South African Defence Force -- History.
South Africa. South African Defence Force -- Biography.
South Africa. Army. Battalion, 32. (OCoLC)fst00619355
South Africa. South African Defence Force. (OCoLC)fst00719335
South African Incursions into Angola (1978-1990) (OCoLC)fst01355023
Chronological Term Since 1900
Subject Soldiers -- South Africa -- Biography.
Armed Forces. (OCoLC)fst00814586
Soldiers. (OCoLC)fst01125233
Angola -- History -- South African Incursions, 1978-1990 -- Personal narratives.
South Africa -- Armed Forces -- Angola.
South Africa -- Armed Forces -- Namibia.
Namibia -- History, Military -- 20th century.
South Africa -- History, Military -- 1961-
Angola. (OCoLC)fst01208401
Namibia. (OCoLC)fst01204890
South Africa. (OCoLC)fst01204616
Genre Electronic books.
Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Military history. (OCoLC)fst01411630
Personal narratives. (OCoLC)fst01423843
Added Author Baker & Taylor Axis 360.
ISBN 9781909982468 : $4.99
1909982466 : $4.99
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