Off to war, made me cry

Funny pictures about Soldiers Going Home. Oh, and cool pics about Soldiers Going Home. Also, Soldiers Going Home.

One of the last great South African Generals - Constand Viljoen - also known as "stofstrepie"

One of the last great South African Generals - Constand Viljoen - also known as "stofstrepie"

Water tower Ondangwa

Water tower Ondangwa And I was there.

Gen Jannie Geldenhuys is a former South African military commander who served as Chief of the South African Defence Force between 1985 and 1990

Gen Jannie Geldenhuys is a former South African military commander who served as Chief of the South African Defence Force between 1985 and 1990

Second Boer War - Paul Kruger, leader of the South African Republic, (Transvaal), issued an ultimatum of withdrawal in response to the British ultimatum by Joseph Chamberlain for uitlander rights, which escalated the situation to a state of war

Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger – better known as Paul Kruger or "Oom Paul", last President of the Transvaal Republic.

Ian and Ricardo - Platoon 1, 3 SAI, somewhere across the 'kaplyn' May 1, 1980, Operation 'Liberation 1". Note the 60mm and R1 rifle were carried. That's over 10kg plus four 60mm rounds at 1.4kg (total 5.6kgs) and four R1 mags took total to near 20kgs and that's not counting water or food. I was nearly always spared having a turn carrying the platoon B25 radio.

Ian and Ricardo - Platoon 3 SAI, somewhere across the 'kaplyn' May

Voordat die Voortrekkers, wat hulle wapens buite die kraal moes laat bly, kon vertrek, is hulle op Dingaan se bevel  vermoor. Hier word die name van die vermoordes gelys.

Voordat die Voortrekkers, wat hulle wapens buite die kraal moes laat bly, kon vertrek, is hulle op Dingaan se bevel vermoor. Hier word die name van die vermoordes gelys.

202 Bn Buffel and soldiers. I apologize about the poor picture quality and I will try to get proper scans or better pictures. Taken by 2Lt Ronnie Skolnic in 1987.

202 Bn Buffel and soldiers. I apologize about the poor picture quality and I will try to get proper scans or better pictures.

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