EPISODE 13 – Muller Meiring se Ratel
October 31, 2018
EPISODE 13 – Muller Meiring se Ratel
The Vistenkers travelling in 2 Overlanders, named Afkop Hoenders and Miskruiers, leave Xangongo early to search and find the wreck of the Ratel 90
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EPISODE 12 – Mike Bond and the emotions with a first contact
October 10, 2018
EPISODE 12 – Mike Bond and the emotions with a first contact
Mike Bond served at 61 Mech Battalion Group in 1980 as the gunner in commandant Dippies Dippenaar’s Ratel, the battle group commander’s command Ratel.
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EPISODE 11 – Heinrich Janzen, Dr Daan Eksteen and Roelf Schoeman
October 03, 2018
EPISODE 11 – Heinrich Janzen, Dr Daan Eksteen and Roelf Schoeman
Heinrich Janzen, chairperson of the Armour Association, dr Daan Eksteen, world traveller and Roelf Schoeman, author of “Weermagstories” share their impressions of the tour.
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EPISODE 10 – Stories around the campfire
September 26, 2018
EPISODE 10 – Stories around the campfire
Tonight the men sit around the camp fire somewhere in Angola
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EPISODE 9 – Tanks locked in battle and a former foe becomes a friend
September 12, 2018
EPISODE 9 – Tanks locked in battle and a former foe becomes a friend
Sarel Coetzee tells about his first experiences in battle during Operation Modular as a gunner in an Olifant tank.
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EPISODE 8 – Xangongo, Humbe and Techipa
August 22, 2018
EPISODE 8 – Xangongo, Humbe and Techipa
We depart from Xangongo for a quick stop at Humbe
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EPISODE 7 – The cross and the church at Mupa
August 15, 2018
EPISODE 7 – The cross and the church at Mupa
A small cross was removed by a member of the SADF from the Roman Catholic Church at Mupa in Angola during 1983
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EPISODE 6 – The 3 SADF tanks and the ceremony on the old bridge
August 08, 2018
EPISODE 6 – The 3 SADF tanks and the ceremony on the old bridge
While visiting the 3 SADF Olifant tanks on display on the eastern side of the Cuito bridge
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EPISODE 5 – Cuito Cuanavale
August 01, 2019
EPISODE 5 – Cuito Cuanavale
The visit to Cuito Cuanavale was an emotional event
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EPISODE 4 – Conversations with Steph Rossouw, Len Robberts, Jao Montanja Fila and Henry Tromp
July 04, 2018
EPISODE 4 – Conversations with Steph Rossouw, Len Robberts, Jao Montanja Fila and Henry Tromp
We talk to Steph Rossouw and Len Robberts, who served in 1987 during Operation Modular with 61 Mech Battalion Group.
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EPISODE 3 - Savate
June 27, 2018
EPISODE 3 - Savate
Frans Dimbo, an inhabitant of Angola, surprises all of us with his mastery of the Afrikaans language.
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EPISODE 2 – Rundu and the arrival at Katwitwe, crossing into Angola, again
June 13, 2018
EPISODE 2 – Rundu and the arrival at Katwitwe, crossing into Angola, again
This is the start and introduction to the Angolan tour
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EPISODE 1 – The Moths in Windhoek waited in ambush for the Vistenkers
May 30, 2018
EPISODE 1 – The Moths in Windhoek waited in ambush for the Vistenkers
About 20 veterans chose Overlanders as mode of transport for the 61 Mech Angolan expedition.
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