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Zulu Zulu Golf

ISBN 
9781770221482
Format 
Trade Paperback
Recommended Price 
R250.00
Published 
June 2011
About the book: 
A unit of the South African police, Koevoet was the most deadly fighting force involved in the Border War. This is the story of Arn Durand’s first years with Koevoet, from 1982 to 1983. Through his eyes, the madness, mayhem and complexity of war come alive as he describes patrols, ambushes and contacts, situations of certain death, dealings with the enemy and relationships with his Ovambo colleagues. A powerful account of extreme experiences, the book shows what it took to survive combat in the hostile environments of Namibia and Angola.
 
Zulu Zulu Golf does not glorify war. It simply relates, in a deadpan style, what it was like to be a killing machine in the heat of battle.
 
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About the Author
Arn Durand was born in Chloorkop near Kempton Park in 1961 and grew up in Durban. In 1982 he became a member of the notorious Special Ops K (‘Koevoet’) at Oshakati in northern Namibia. During the six years that he served, he engaged in 127 contacts with the enemy, SWAPO. He was ambushed many times and survived three anti-tank mine explosions. Today he works as a tour guide, and he is the author of Zulu Zulu Golf  and Zulu Zulu Foxtrot.

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