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Author: Arthur Smith Created: 2011/04/26 03:08 AM RssIcon
Stories, information and photos relating to personal experiences in the War In Angola.
By Arthur Smith on 2011/04/28 08:33 PM
Angola / SWA April 1982 to July 1982


Greetings all


Can anyone out there help me with this? 7SAI was meant to deploy to Eenhana in early 1982 but while we were in the air as it were, we were directed to Grootfontein and then did a long road haul down to Kamanjab (South of Etosha) to help chase down a group of terrorists led by a guy with the name of Kilimanjaro. After about a month or so, this exercise was successful along with the help of some artillery regiment that pounded the local mountains to flush these guys out.


At the time that there were some very explicit propaganda pamphlets that were air-dropped every time that a kill was recorded. As far as I can remember, it was the most south that a terrorist group had even infiltrated in SWA.  I can’t remember the name of the Operation, but doing some research, I came up with Operation Yahoo?



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Angola / SWA April 1982 to July 1982
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Re: Angola / SWA April 1982 to July 1982
I was 61 that time and remember clearly this episode, I have given all my shit incl. propoganda fliers to Arial of 61 vets for our museum.my friend died then ,his name on memorial.
By christopher on: Friday, May 20, 2011
Re: Angola / SWA April 1982 to July 1982
I will see what I can find out about Operation Yahoo....
By Johan Schoeman on: Tuesday, May 03, 2011