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ROOIPLAAS Community is a social organisation for all Parabat Veterans and in Service Permanent Force members of any airborne qualified soldier worldwide.
Any member of 1 Parachute Battalion, 44 Parachute Brigade in service may join the Rooiplaas Community.

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ROOIPLAAS PARATROOPERS COMMUNITY by Eeben Barlow

http://eebenbarlowsmilitaryandsecurityblog.blogspot.com/2017/02/rooiplaas-paratroopers-community.html (Late) Johan Landman, Eeben Barlow, Chappies van Zyl, Nico Beneke I have never been a member of any SADF …
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(Real) BROTHERS IN ARMS AT 1 PARA BN: 2XBROTHERS (including twins)

2x Badenhorst2x Bakker, Danie & Cobus2x Barnard2x Barnard2x Belwood2x Bender2x Beneke, Siegfried (C Comp 76/78) & Nico (D Comp 78/79; …
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SAW SOLDATE GEDENKMUUR deur Cerneels Lourens

DIE ONUITROEILIKE HULDE IN GRANIET: SAW SOLDATE GEDENKMUUR 31 MEI 1961 TOT 27 APRIL 1994 MANNE EN VROUE IN GRANIET …
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C-130 (Flossie)

C-130 Hercules  aka “The Flossie” (Posted by Fanie van Loggerenberg on the FlyAfrica Facebook group on Wednesday 21 April 2021) …
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Background to Rooiplaas

Rooiplaas, the parachute training facility in Bloemfontein, South Africa, has a rich history. It played a crucial role in the …
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THE CASSINGA RAID (M.A. dissertation) by EDWARD GEORGE MCGILL ALEXANDER

http://uir.unisa.ac.za/bitstream/handle/10500/1475/00dissertation.pdf?sequence=4 …
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The forgotten soldiers (Staff reporter)

https://mg.co.za/article/2003-04-04-the-forgotten-soldiers/ “‘Forgotten’ is an understatement; we have been wished away.” A former member of the African National Congress’s now defunct …
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The lingering, unspoken pain of white youth who fought for apartheid by Theresa Edlmann

https://theconversation.com/the-lingering-unspoken-pain-of-white-youth-who-fought-for-apartheid-46218 The legacies of apartheid in South Africa can only be understood by making sense of the complexities of the …
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Roll of Honour 1944 – 1987

2 Lt J.E. Blanchenberg09/03/19446th Bn British Parachute RegimentCpl A.L. Broodryk13/04/1976Operation SavannahRfn P.J. du Bois12/08/1978Rfn J.B. Greyling12/08/1978Rfn C.F. van der Nest12/08/1978L …
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