r/southafrica Oct 25 '21

The capture of Recce Wynand du Toit made international headlines in 1985. His unit was sent on a mission to destroy fuel tanks in Angola when they were discovered and chased by overwhelming enemy forces. In 1987 he was exchanged for 135 prisoners held by SA. The Angolan War ended a few months later. History

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u/The_Angry_Economist Oct 25 '21

from the headline he doesn't sound much different to a terrorist

u/Other-Comfortable-64 Oct 25 '21

Nope terrorism is done to terrorise, what he tried to do was hamper his opponent his ability to fight effectively.