372pp., b/w & colour illus., map, paperback, Reprint, Darling, (2020) 2021
Hannes Wessels' account of the Rhodesian Bush War, written with Richard Stannard, who served with the SAS, the Selous Scouts and the South African Recces.
"If you have read A Handful of Hard Men by Hannes Wessels, then you will thoroughly enjoy Men of War. Strong stuff, based on the experiences of some extraordinary soldiers. One of the best in a long time." Al J. Venter, author of Combat, South Africa at war along the Angolan border and The Last of African's Cold War Conflicts, Portuguese Guinea and its guerrilla insurgency
Hannes Wessels was born in 1956 in Salisbury (now Harare, Zimbabwe) and grew up in Umtali (now Mutare). His books include A Handful of Hard Men: the SAS and the battle for Rhodesia and We Dared to Win, the SAS in Rhodesia. He lives in Darling in the Western Cape.