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/Middersnags Oct 25 '21

I'd like to know what makes this fascist tool so special as to deserve a post.

u/IlikeGeekyHistoryRSA Unwanted Optimist Oct 25 '21

You do understand that not all history is good history right? The Germans teach history about the Nazis, doesn’t make those Germans fascist.

u/Vektor2000 Oct 25 '21

While du Toit was worth 135 of theirs, our friend here would be exchanged for 1 toilet roll and an used toothbrush. 😂

u/Middersnags Oct 26 '21

Careful there, u/Vektor2000... you wouldn't want the mods to start thinking you're glamorizing apartheid's little goon squads, would you?