General Information
Statutory Forces
  Bophuthatswana Defence Force (BDF)
  Ciskei Defence Force (CDF)
  South African Defence Force (SADF)
  Transkei Defence Force (TDF)
  Venda Defence Force (VDF)
Non Statutory Forces
  Azanian Peoples Liberation Army (APLA)
  Umkhonto Wesizwe (MK)

General Information


South African Military Decorations and Medals 1952 - 2003


The South African National Defence Force was established on 27 April 1994 from the military forces of the African National Congress, the Pan-Africanist Congress, the four Independent States (Transkei, Bophuthatswana, Venda and Ciskei) and the South African Defence Force.