1 RECCE, onsigbaarheid is ons krag

: Strachan (A.)

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319pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2022


Writer and former Recce Alexander Strachan on the Recces involvement in the Battle of Cuito Cuanavale in Angola. 1 Recce was one of the South African Defence Force's specialist units which fought in the Bush War.

Alexander Strachan is the author of  1 Recce: the night belongs to us (2018) and 1 Recce: behind enemy lines (2020). He received the Eugene Marais Prize for his collection of short stories, 'n Wéreld Sonder Grense (1984), and the WA Hofmeyr Prize for the novels, Die Werfbobbejaan (1994) and Dwaalpoort (2010). His most recent novel, Brandwaterkom (2015), won the kykNET-Rapport Book Prize.