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Rooiplaas Stories

A short story is a piece of prose fiction that typically can be read in one sitting and focuses on a self-contained incident or series of linked incidents, with the intent of evoking a single effect or mood.

Rooiplaas Membership Application Form

The Rooiplaas Community is the biggest representative group for paratroopers in South Africa. To join Rooiplaas, please complete the attached …
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Handleiding: ‘n Gids vir ‘n Valskerm Soldaat, 1965.

Gids-vir-Valskermsoldaat-deel1-1Download This Afrikaans and English guideline was written in 1965 by the then Cmdt. J. Fourie, Commander of 1 Parachute …
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Paratrooper Songs

SONGS-VALSKERM-BATALJONDownload All the traditional songs sung by the paratroopers in the early days. Open the attachment, let the memories surface …
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Salute the Eagle – My experiences as a Parabat in Angola by Kevin Vos

https://www.warbooks.co.za/products/salute-the-eagle-my-experiences-as-a-parabat-in-angola-kevin-vos?variant=32026620547 “This is my story; from the time when I was conscripted as a schoolboy into the army at age …
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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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Ettienne Louis Bell. Delta Coy 78-79

Vryheid’s parabat leaped into conflict (Shortened article – https://northernnatalnews.co.za/190825/vryheids-parabat-leaped-conflict/) Etienne Louis Bell was born on July 1, 1958 in Vryheid …
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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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