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The Discovery of the SS Mendi

Martin Woodward found the SS Mendi in 1974 while systematically diving on all the wrecks off the south side of the island. I immediately knew it was large steamship of…
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SS Mendi Remembrance & Wreath Laying, Noordwijk, the Netherlands

In what has become an annual event embraced by the South African Embassy in The Hague as well as the municipality of Noodwijk, a dignified ceremony honoured the fallen South African servicemen of the SS Mendi (at least five of whom lie buried in the Commonwealth War Graves Commission section of Noordwijk General Cemetery), as well as all fallen South African servicemen and women.

Dutch National Remembrance Day – SA Legion shows solidarity with Noordwijk

NOORDWIJK, THE NETHERLANDS  –  Every year on 4 May, the Kingdom of the Netherlands marks its national Dodenherdenking (remembrance day), to commemorate civilians and soldiers who were executed or fell…
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