225pp., b/w & colour illus., maps, paperback, Stellenbosch, 2018
"... a tour-de-force covering nearly 500 years of African military geosciences. It is truly a global book that reveals keen insights into regional, national and international military-forces activities centered in Africa and how the understanding of geosciences plays important roles ... well referenced and illustrated with figures from primary sources, historical catalogues and compendia." Dr Alexander K. Stewart, Department of Geology, St. Lawrence University
Jacques Bezuidenhout lectures Physics in the Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), University of Stellenbosch, and is currently appointed as a commander in the South African Navy.
Hennie Smit teaches Military Geography in the Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), University of Stellenbosch, holds the rank of commander in the South African Navy and is currently President of the International Association for Military Geosciences.