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Corporal Tebogo Edwin Radebe killed

South African Paratrooper Corporal Tebogo Edwin Radebe killed during an ambush in Mozambique, December 2021

ROOIPLAAS extends our sincerest condolences to Corporal Radebe’s family and loved ones. May his soul rest in peace. EX ALTO VINCIMUS

SA soldier killed while fighting insurgents in Mozambique https://www.news24.com/news24/southafrica/news/sa-soldier-killed-while-fighting-insurgents-in-mozambique-20211221 

Fighting Men of Rhodesia ep71 | SA Parabats in Rhodesia | Part 2

Interviewed by Hannes Wessels. Posted by John van Zyl – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Yl9BhVtRJg – In late 1979 the South African government were worried that the Rhodesian war would spill over their Northern border into South Africa. They decided it was time to put SA boots on the ground to secure that vulnerable border area and deployed the 1st Parachute Battalion (The Parabats). This is their story…

Please visit John’s YouTube Channel for additional links.

Fighting Men of Rhodesia ep69 | SA Parabats in Rhodesia | Part 1

Interviewed by Hannes Wessels. Posted by John van Zyl – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Yl9BhVtRJg – In late 1979 the South African government were worried that the Rhodesian war would spill over their Northern border into South Africa. They decided it was time to put SA boots on the ground to secure that vulnerable border area and deployed the 1st Parachute Battalion (The Parabats). This is their story…

Please visit John’s YouTube Channel for additional links.