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Robey Leibrandt

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Robey Leibbrandt (January 1913 - August Leibbrandt was a famous… Paratrooper, Luftwaffe, Berlin Olympics, Ww2 Planes, Inner World, My Land, German Army, Many Faces, Folk Music

Robey Leibbrandt (January 25, 1913 - August 1, 1966). Leibbrandt was a famous South African boxer champion. He represented South Africa in the 1936 Berlin Olympics. In 1937 he became the South African heavyweight champion, beating Jim Pentz. He returned to Berlin in 1938 to study. Leibbrandt became the first South African to be trained as a Fallschirmjäger (paratrooper) and glider pilot. He was then trained in sabotage by the German Abwehr.

(C) Mourning the Ancient Political Organization, Inner World, Folk Music, Archaeology, Astronomy, Dna, South Africa, Boxer, Champion

Robey Leibbrandt (January 25, 1913 - August 1, 1966). Leibbrandt was a famous South African boxer champion of German and Irish descent. Leibbrandt returned to South Africa where he founded the 'Nasionaal Sosialistiese Rebelle' political organization. On March 11, 1943 he was sentenced to death for high treason.