The Terrible Ones: The Complete History of 32 Battalion (Two Volumes) [Audiobook] download free by Piet Nortje

The Terrible Ones: The Complete History of 32 Battalion (Two Volumes) Audiobook download free by Piet Nortje
  • Listen audiobook: The Terrible Ones: The Complete History of 32 Battalion (Two Volumes)
  • Author: Piet Nortje
  • Release date: 2014/2/23
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Technology and Engineering
  • ISBN: 9781770223974
  • Rating: 8.67 of 10
  • Votes: 699
  • Review by: Stephanie Littlefield
  • Review rating: 9.63 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/27
  • Duration: 16H19M28S in 256 kbps (264 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-17
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: Apple Lossless, AIFF, MPC, MPEG4, WMA, MP3, FLAC, WAV (compression LZO, CPIO, DEB, TAR.XZ, ZIP, RAR, CBZ)
  • Total pages original book: 1320
  • Includes a PDF summary of 131 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 1H33M41S (26.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: The soldiers of 32 Battalion were so feared by their enemies that they were called 'the terrible ones'. This comprehensive two-volume work covers in detail the unit's 117 documented military operations from 1976 to 1993. Nortje explains how the operations were planned and executed, what went wrong, what went right, and what the outcomes were. It also goes back to the early 1960s, covering events in Angola that would eventually result in the formation of 32 Battalion, and it ends in 2005, when the soldiers of the unit unknowingly betrayed themselves. This work builds a more complete picture than Nortje's first book 32 Battalion, published in 2003. It is based on over 10,000 pages of documents in the Department of Defence Documentation Centre, which have only recently been declassified. Because of his security clearance, Nortje had access to these documents before their declassification, and was able to use them to write this book. Complementing the documentary evidence are 233 personal recollections: interviews that Nortje conducted with 32 Battalion members, as well as Portuguese, SWAPO, Cuban and Russian soldiers. These give the perspective of the men on the ground, an element often missing from military history. Based on rich documentary evidence which has never been available to the public before: military documents that were classified until recently, it gives the perspective of the men in the trenches.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Military Engineering, Military History, Military History: Post WW2 Conflicts, African History
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 77.00 USD
  • Dimensions: 170x245x106.68mm
  • Weight: 3,518g
  • Printed by: Zebra Press
  • Published in: Cape Town, South Africa

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