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Ships & Aviation (SA)

Front cover of The SAAF at War, 1940-1984 by J. S. Bouwer and M. N. Louw
The SAAF at War, 1940-1984 - J. S. Bouwer & M. N. Louw

The SAAF at War, 1940-1984: A pictorial appraisal by J. S. Bouwer and M. N. Louw and edited by B. P. J. Erasmus brings the history and exploits of the South African Air Force gloriously alive and includes more than 750 photographs, most of them never published before.

1st edition copy.

ZAR 900.00
Front cover of Eagle Strike! by Jan D. Breytenbach
Eagle Strike! - Jan D. Breytenbach

Eagle Strike! The Controversial Airborne Assault on Cassinga 04 May 1978 by Jan D. Breytenbach is an account of the attack on Cassinga in May 1978, written by their famous commanding officer, who was a respected, decorated and loved military leader in South Africa.

This is a limited edition copy, being No. 183 out of 250 copies. Signed by author.

ZAR 1,250.00
Front cover of A Gathering of Eagles by James Ambrose Brown
A Gathering of Eagles - James Ambrose Brown

A Gathering of Eagles: The Campaigns of the South African Air Force in Italian East Africa from 1940 -1941; with an introduction 1912-1939 by James Ambrose Brown is Volume II in Purnell's South African Forces World War II series. Illustrated throughout with photographs and maps, with one large fold-out map at the rear.  

ZAR 600.00
Front Cover of Eagles Strike by James Ambrose Brown
Eagles Strike - James Ambrose Brown

Eagles Strike: The campaigns of the South African Air Force in Egypt, Cyrenaica, Libya, Tunisia, Tripolitania and Madagascar from 1941 - 1943 by James Ambrose Brown is Volume IV in Purnell's South African Forces World War II series.

ZAR 600.00
Front cover of British Maritime Postal History Vol 3 by P Cattell
British Maritime Postal History Vol 3 - Philip Cattell

British Maritime Postal History Vol 3: The Union Castle Ocean Post Offices by Philip Cattell is the third volume in Edward Proud's series on British maritime postal history and covers the Union Castle ship mail between South Afica and the UK.

ZAR 800.00
Front cover of A Name Among Seafaring Men by Wilhelm Grutter
A Name Among Seafaring Men - Wilhelm Grutter

A Name Among Seafaring Men: A history of the training ship 'General Botha' by Wilhelm Grutter is the history of South African Training Ship General Botha and the young men who trained in her and then went on to make the name well known in the international maritime world. The ship was named in memory of the first premier of the Union of South Africa, General Louis Botha, who had died in 1919 and the first intake of “Bothie Boys” was in 1922.

ZAR 150.00
Front Cover of Maritime South Africa by Brian Ingpen and Robert Pabst
Maritime South Africa - Brian Ingpen and Robert Pabst

Maritime South Africa by Brian Ingpen and Robert Pabst is a unique record of South Africa's maritime history with chapters providing detailed information on Harbour Facilities, Naval Vessels (with the emphasis on the two World Wars), the Passenger Trade (Union-Castle mailships, etc), Cargo Vessels - from Coasters and Tramp Steamers to Supertankers and Container Ships; Shipwrecks & Casualties at Sea; Smaller Vessels including Trawlers, Whalers and others. Illustrated with 400 photographs in colour and black/white.

ZAR 150.00
Front Cover of Vlamgat by Dick Lord
Vlamgat - Dick Lord

Vlamgat by Dick Lord is about the Mirage F1 aircraft and the men and women who flew and supported it during its 22 years of service in South Africa. It is a proud history that the author, having flown in war and peace, relates with accuracy and authority. Vlamgat is the gripping story of the South African jet fighter pilots in action during the tense years of the bush war. Illustrated with b&w and colour photos.

ZAR 900.00
Front cover of SAS Donkin, 1921-1992 by S. van Soelen
SAS Donkin, 1921-1992 - S. van Soelen

SAS Donkin, 1921-1992 by S. van Soelen was compiled for the Naval Officers' Association of South Africa, Port Elizabeth, and describes the reminiscences of those who served aboard her.

This is a limited edition copy No. 195/300, inscribed by the author.

ZAR 550.00
Front cover of Ships that Pass by George Young
Ships that Pass - George Young

Ships that Pass by George Young is an account of some of the famous ships that have come and gone on the Cape route. The author was shipping editor for the Cape Times and also wrote Salt in my Blood

ZAR 350.00