Bush Brothers: Life and Death Across the Border (October 2023, Paperback, 272 pg) Steve De Witt

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Bush Brothers is an intimate look at the daily life of ordinary soldiers – and the unbreakable bonds they formed under fire. From basic training to witnessing atrocities across the border, this is the story of thousands of infantrymen who were deployed in the SADF, on or across the Border. With its sometimes graphic violence and strong profanity, Bush Brothers tells an authentic, often shocking story that should resonate widely.  Read more below.

Steve De Witt


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As an 18-year-old, Steve de Witt was conscripted into the South African army, a life-changing experience that he has always wanted to write about. De Witt has lived in Los Angeles, where he launched a succesful IT firm, and retired to Cape Town. He traced many of his erstwhile “bush brothers” via social media, and arranged their recent reunion.