A UN-brokered cease-fire in 1988 saw the SADF
units leave Angola.
Apparently Spain and France did not abide by the embargo, because during this period the SADF
adopted the 9mm Star Modelo B pistol while the SAP standardized on the Manuhrin-made 9mm Walther P1 for uniformed officers and 7.
In 1996, the government launched a huge procurement bid to modernise the fighting capabilities of the SADF
Following this, in December, de Klerk purged the senior ranks of the SADF
dismissing or suspending 23 officers, including six generals.
During his career, SCWO Laubscher was awarded the Chief of the SADF
Commendation Certificate, three Chief of the SA Army Commendation Certificates and various formation and unit commendations.
seized control of the clinic in 1986 during the infamous security force backed 'Witdoeke' attack on Crossroads and razing of the KTC squatter camp, leading to a community boycott of its services.
Swart tells us that at first things went well with this relocation exercise as the SADF
still offered an employment safety-net to the soldiers, but in 1993 the 31 Battalion (the so-called Bushman battalion) was disbanded and questions were raised regarding the rightful ownership of the Schmidtsdrift farm.
The fifth site was discovered near Ondangwa, also in northern Namibia, near a major military base, formerly belonging to the SADF
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At higher level it was thought that the SADF
needed three divisions.
MILOS NIKOLIC is a Professor in the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sadf
, Kneza Milosa 17, 11000 Beograd, Yugoslavia.
and the Jalal Foundation have accordingly concluded an agreement - to be signed in Berlin on October 17 next - aiming at facilitating their contact with the civil society and political authorities of the West.