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World War 2 Medals

Understanding your Grandfather’s (or Fathers’) World War 2 medals. This is the standard set received by many South Africans who fought in both the North/East African theatre of operations and…
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HMSAS Southern Floe

Badge of H.M.S.A.S. Southern Floe which was picked up in an Italian dugout in the Desert by a sergeant in the Royal Army Medical Corps during the North African Campaign.…
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HMS Dorsetshire and HMS Cornwall

The Cruisers HMS Dorsetshire and HMS Cornwall were attacked and sunk on the 5th April 1942 by Japanese aircraft. The ships were spotted by a reconnaissance aircraft from the heavy…
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