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Wartime Cape Town, 1943.

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Taken in February Muizenberg was one of the few "integrated" beaches in apartheid South Africa. Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Cape Town South Africa, Pretty Photos, Most Beautiful Cities, My Land, African History, My People, Historical Photos

1968 Muizenberg Beach, Cape Town, South Africa

Taken in February 1968, Muizenberg was one of the few "integrated" beaches in apartheid South Africa.

Bundesarchive Photos 1933 - all fields of WWII - Page 41 Afrika Corps, North African Campaign, Army Infantry, Man Of War, My Family History, African History, British Army, East Africa, Military History

By September 1941 there were nearly 60,000 South African troops in Egypt, 15,000 of them black: all had volunteered to serve outside South Africa, and wore an orange strip on their epaulettes to mark the fact. 1st South African Division was bloodily engaged during Operation Crusader, and the over 10,000 South Africans were captured when Tobruk fell. These South Africans take cover while their truck is bombed, June 4, 1942.

South Africa - 1940 Dec., North Africa, Private, Kimberley Regiment British Army Uniform, British Uniforms, German Uniforms, Military Uniforms, Army Drawing, North African Campaign, Italian Army, Army Infantry, War Image

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South Africa - 1940 Dec., North Africa, Private, Kimberley Regiment

Fast facts about the exploration of America and the life of Ferdinand Magellan. Short Biography of Ferdinand Magellan. Facts, history and information about Ferdinand Magellan Ww2 Pictures, Ww2 Photos, Cebu, East Africa, North Africa, Fernand De Magellan, History Of Malaysia, National Geographic, Army Infantry

SOUTH AFRICAN FORCES IN EAST AFRICA, 1941

SAF 239. Men of a South African armoured car unit cleaning their heavy machine guns at Hobok.

A British crew of a Royal Tank Regiment Matilda tank mingle with South Africans from the Armored Car Regiment at El Duda, during the relief of Tobruk. But the link-up would prove short. When the battle of Sidi Rezegh erupted nearby on 27 November (IWM North African Campaign, British Armed Forces, Afrika Korps, Military Pictures, Army Vehicles, Ww2 Tanks, Military Diorama, British Army, Military History

A British crew of a 4th Royal Tank Regiment Matilda tank mingle with South Africans from the 4th Armored Car Regiment at El Duda, during the relief of Tobruk.

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Allied leaders - Jan Christiaan Smuts (24 May 1870 – 11 September 1950) was a prominent South African and British Commonwealth statesman, military leader and philosopher. He was the only person to sign each of the peace treaties ending the First and Second World Wars. In addition to holding various cabinet posts, he served as Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa from 1919 until 1924 and from 1939 until 1948. He was a supporter of racial segregation and white minority rule.

The boarding party with Field Marshal Jan Smuts (right) Prime Minister Winston Churchill (centre) and Field Marshal Sir Alan Brooke and Rear Admiral W E Parry (bottom right). Crossing to France D-Day 6 12 June 1944 Field Marshal, Rear Admiral, Bad Picture, Historical Images, Royal Air Force, Winston Churchill, D Day, British Army, Military History

Churchill makes a day trip to Normandy – World War II Today

Then we returned to our destroyer and went right back to the east end of the beach where several ships were bombarding the Germans. Winston wanted to take part in the war, and was longing to draw some retaliation. However the Boche refused to take any notice of any of the rounds we fired. We therefore started back about 6.15 and by 9.15 were back at Portsmouth after having spent a wonderfully interesting day.

South African engineers training with mine detection equipment in North Africa. British and Commonwealth forces trained intensively in minefield clearance in preparation for the Second Battle of El Alamein. © IWM (E - pin by Paolo Marzioli British Soldier, British Army, Afrika Corps, North African Campaign, Home Guard, Royal Engineers, Army Infantry, War Photography, Military History

South African engineers training South African troops being trained with mine detection equipment in North Africa. British and Commonwealth forces trained intensively in minefield clearance

Nancy, springbok mascot of the South African Regiment, in Delville Wood, 17 February Military Working Dogs, Service Dogs, Military History, Wwi, World War, Animal Rescue, South Africa, Animals, Highlanders

Nancy the springbok of 4th South African Infantry Regiment (South African Scottish)

South Africa Infantry WW2 uniforms - North Africa Military Diorama, Military Art, Military History, Union Of South Africa, North Africa, Ww2 Uniforms, Afrika Korps, Army Infantry, War Image

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South Africa Infantry WW2 uniforms - North Africa

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Winning World War Two Power Point

This power point sums up the end of World War Two for America. Focal points include D-Day, The Atomic Bomb, and the Nuremberg Trials. Information slides are very short and to the point, and then are followed by historical pictures from the event. ...

Western Desert: This South African sapper is carrying a load of death -- German anti-tank mines Mk. Sappers were a little less concerned when dealing with the big boy busters -- they wouldn't explode if a human stepped on them. Pin by Paolo Marzioli British Soldier, British Army, Afrika Corps, North African Campaign, Royal Engineers, Ap World History, Ww2 Photos, War Image, Military History

Bundesarchive Photos 1933 - 1945..+ all fields of WWII - Page 498

A British soldier from South Africa is carrying a serious load of Mk. IV antitanks mines. North Africa.

This picture is from World War II and shows a woman from South Africa helping a soldier put on a gas mask. The picture was taken somewhere in the Middle East. I don't know much about what role South Africa had in World War II. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Canvas Art, Canvas Prints, Portraits, Science Photos, Second World, Female Portrait, African Women

South African women's services on duty in the Middle East: A South African W.A.A.F. Sergeant instructor fitting a gas mask to a beginner

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