BOOKS WRITTEN BY OUR MEMBERS

Books Written By Our Members
13 Feb 2017

Books written by our members friends and Airborne Brothers who experienced the South African bush war first hand.


 


Mick De Jager - Our Fellow Paratrooper Brother In Cheshire Home Port Elisabeth

Mick De Jager   -  Our Fellow Paratrooper Brother In Cheshire Home Port Elisabeth

Rooiplaas Community visited Mick De Jager in Cheshire Home. Thank you to Karin De Jager ---  Mick`s sister for looking so well after her brother Thank you to Nan Jolly for the wheelchair Thank you to Deidre Burger  --  The Angel from heaven at Cheshire Home for looking after Mick`s welfare. A big thank you to all sponsors who donated money towards the Wheelchair fund. Needles to


Best Picture - Photographer - Melanie Beneke

Best Picture  - Photographer  - Melanie Beneke

SOME BRILLIANT PHOTO`S TAKEN BY MELANIE BENEKE  


Water Jump 2017 Training Of Veteran Paratroopers

Water Jump  2017  Training Of Veteran Paratroopers

WATER JUMP TRAINING OF VETERAN PARATROOOPERS  


2017 Water Jump - Bloemhof Dam

2017   Water Jump  -  Bloemhof Dam

WATER JUMP AT BLOEMHOF DAM   ---    24 NOVEMBER 2017  


What Manner Of Men Are Those Who Wear The Maroon Beret

What Manner Of Men Are Those Who Wear The Maroon Beret

They are, firstly, Volunteers and are toughened by hard physical training. As a result, they have that infectious optimism and that offensive eagerness which comes from physical well-being. They have jumped from the air, and by doing so, have conquered fear. their duty lies in the van of battle : They are proud of their honor, and have never failed any task. they have the higher standards


Best Photo`S Received

Best Photo`S  Received

Best photo`s received from our members collection  


What I Am

What I Am

WHAT I AM   I BECAME THAT BREED OF SOLDIER THAT OTHERS WANTED TO BE, DEAMED OF AND ASPIRED TOO BUT NEVER BECAME. THIS HAS PLACED  ME APART AND MADE ME WHAT I AM TODAY !   I ACCEPTED THE PHYSICAL HARDSHIP, THE PSYCHOLOGICAL STRESS, THE BRUNT OF RESENTMENT AND THE EMOTIONAL STRAIN. THIS MADE ME STRONGER, TENACIOUS,PROUD AND LOYAL. THIS MADE ME WHAT I AM TODAY!   I HAVE


The Code Of Honour

The Code Of Honour

        Our Code of Honour


Paratrooper Participants In The Comrades Marathon

Paratrooper Participants In The Comrades Marathon

The Comrades Marathon is an ultra marathon of approximately 89 km (approx. 56 miles) which is run annually in the KwaZulu Natal Province of South Africa between the cities of Durban and Pietermaritzburg. It is the world`s largest and oldest ultra marathon race. The direction of the race alternates each year between the "UP" run starting from Durban and the "DOWN" run starting f


Who Were The Best 14 Day Or 3 Day Training Pt Course - You Decide

Who Were The Best 14 Day Or 3 Day Training Pt Course  - You Decide

EMAIL RECEIVED  Quote: On the website of Rooiplaas there is a “Did you know” section towards the bottom part of the main page of the website. The part that “concerns” me is related to the following: “Did You Know; Before the 2 week training PT Course was changed to 3 day`s You needed to pass six fitness tests”. As you might be aware, there has always


Saint Michael -Patron Of The Paratroopers

Saint Michael -Patron Of The Paratroopers

SAINT MICHAEL Saint Michael is the the patron of paratroopers. He is more frequently known as Michael the Archangel, the most senior of the three Archangels, Gabriel, Rafael and Michael. Apart from his patronage of paratroopers, saint Michael has found distinct roles. Firstly, He is the Enemy of satan and the fallen angels. He defeated satan and ejected him from Paradise and will ach