Category: WW2

Not for Ourselves, but for Others

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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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6th Armoured Division in the ‘soft underbelly’

  If anything this image shows us just how tough it was for the South Africans fighting in Italy during WW2. Unlike the usual images of victory and triumphal equipment…
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Marzabotto, Monte Sole and the 6th Armoured Division of South Africa

Marzabotto – An Italian town’s appreciation to South African troops for rescuing them from total annihilation after the massacre of it’s townspeople by Nazi SS during World War 2. Today,…
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