Category: WW2

Not for Ourselves, but for Others

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South Africans in D-Day

Remembering D Day and the extreme bravery of quite a number of South Africans who took part in it. Two South Africans seconded to the Royal Marines were awarded the…
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Army Life in WW 2

Carl A. L. Craemer     I listened to General Smuts’ speech on the radio to the South African nation on the evening of 6 September 1939. Our army would…
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Tunisian Campaign 1943

    WW2 – Tunisian campaign 1943 – original colour photograph of two clipped-wing Supermarine Spitfire V’s of No 40 Squadron, South African Air Force serving in a reconnaissance role.…
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