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Journey without Boundaries – Col André Diedericks HCS, HC, SM, MMM

Just Done Productions is proud to announce the release of Journey Without Boundaries, the memoirs of Col André Diedericks HCS, HC, SM, MMM.

This is the extraordinary tale of an extraordinary man. An honestly told story of his military career, of a man who was twice decorated for valour, who pioneered and developed the concept of “small team reconnaissance” within the South African Special Forces.

He was a consummate warrior and gentleman and has told his story with humility and a disarming sense that what he did was simply the job he was given, when even the most cursory reading will show that it was anything but simple or easy. From start to finish, his life was truly a ‘Journey without Boundaries’.

These memoirs were written by Col Diedericks, better known as “Diedies”, before his untimely death from cancer in 2005. The book is available for purchase from Just Done Productions via their website at

International purchasers can obtain the book from Lulu, but should be aware that only the South African version contains colour photos.

The international (lulu) version is available in paperback from and in hardback from

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Recent comments:

  • <a href="" rel="nofollow">John Dovey</a>
    John Dovey
    June 28th, 2007 @21:34 #

    Just for those who are curious, I add this little snippet from an online conversation:


    I was at the launch of this book on Friday. It has been produced with the enthusiastic co-operation and assistance of the SA Special Forces Brigade. I have been skimming through it and it is excellently prepared. It's not a guts and glory, rambo'esque jaunt. It's Diedies' personal memoirs, prepared for his family as he slowly succumbed to cancer, and published with their help."

    The launch itself was a closed function hosted at the Special Forces Brigade Headquarters at Speskop near Pretoria. It was attended by a veritable who's who of operators past and present, including the past four commanding generals of Special Forces and a veritable herd of Colonels.

    It was a very emotional evening, but the primary feeling was one of being "en famille". I will blog about the function at a later stage once I have photos of the event, and permission to use them.

    All the best

  • <a href="" rel="nofollow">Gerrie</a>
    July 2nd, 2007 @21:07 #

    Hats off to John people. This is an important piece of the history of South Africa that needed to be preserved. Diedies was a warrior, an officer and a gentleman. I had the privilege to know him. We started our careers as officers on the same course and I later did Junior Command and Staff course with him. A truly remarkable man. Let him not be forgotten.


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