January 1983, thirty young men are plucked from the bosoms of their families and plunged into a strange, bewildering world where people only ever shouted at you and you never walked but always ran. They were destined to become soldiers, members of an exclusive platoon, but before they could take up arms against the dastardly foe, they had to survive the small matter of... Basics!
"Digue's Drivers are an extraordinary bunch of guys - each one of them owns a piece of a six-wheeled fighting Ratel.
To them the smell of cordite, mixed with diesel and dust is far more intoxicating than Estée Lauder Private Collection."
Major-General Roland de Vries, author of "Eye of the Firestorm."