Author: Cameron Kinnear

Not for Ourselves, but for Others

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The Fallen – The Shoot

Images by Anton Crone (See the film here) [print_gllr id=1871] In this short film about two close friends, Bauke juxtaposes the tumultuous desert warfare of North Africa with the sedentary…
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The coelacanth Dak K-OD 6832

Did you know that the aircraft that was tasked by the Prime Minister to “fish-nap” the coelacanth is at the SAAF Museum Cape Town, and had the squadron code K-OD?

Military Cross for Southern African Royal Marine

A Southern African who won the Military Cross for outstanding bravery whilst serving in the Royal Marines has been officially presented with the decoration by Prince Charles. Marine Craig Buchanan,…
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Remembrance Day

At approximately 05:00 on Monday, 11 November 1918, the Armistice was signed in a railway carriage of Marshall Foch’s special train at Rethondes, just outside Paris in the forest of…
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Delville Wood

The Battle of Somme, launched on 01 July 1916, was one of the bloodiest offensives during World War 1. 1 SA Brigade was part of the 9th Division in reserve…
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Bucaneer 416 – Restoration Project Visitors

  Both these photos reflects historical occasions. 1st Photo 25 May 1965, the delivery of the 1st Buccaneer – 413 at the newly formed 24 Sqn at RNAS Lossiemouth, Scotland.…
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Head and Shoulders

A man who stands head and shoulders above men.   Col Jan Breytenbach seen here after been blown clear from his vehicle when it hit a anti tank land mine…
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South Africa’s WW1 Victoria Cross Winner

Honouring South African heroes and this is one of South Africa’s greatest. Many people don’t know that South Africa has it’s own WW1 flying ace and VC winner, and this…
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North African and European Campaigns

The SAAF squadron which found and then photographed Auschwitz concentration camp. Mosquito XVI of No. 60 Squadron South African Air Force at the dispersal on San Sever Airfield, Foggia Airfield…
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February News from the RBL

Below are this months news articles from the Royal British Legion. Premier League Clubs support the Poppy Appeal – bids underway for signed poppy boots For the third consecutive year…
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