Klapperkopfort - Pretoria This statue of a soldier holding a R1 rifle, was erected in memory of all members of the South African Defence Force who lost their lives serving their country. The individuals who have lost their lives are honored with an inscription on a number of marble plaques mounted around the statue.

Klapperkopfort - Pretoria This statue of a soldier holding a R1 rifle, was erected in memory of all members of the South African Defence Force who lost their lives serving their country. The individuals who have lost their lives are honored with an inscription on a number of marble plaques mounted around the statue.

The only promise I ever believed was " We will come and get you". Wounded SA soldiers during the border war.

The only promise I ever believed was " We will come and get you". Wounded SA soldiers during the border war.

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In a previous life when pride had value and we were soldiers, now we are gone but not forgotten.

In a previous life when pride had value and we were soldiers, now we are gone but not forgotten.


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National Service in the then South African Defence Force - OC's inspection.

National Service in the then South African Defence Force - OC's inspection.

.Luitenant-Kolonel Jan Breytenbach was die stigter en eerste bevelvoerder van 1-Verkenningsregiment (1-Recce) - voorloper van die huidige Spesiale Magte Brigade van die SANW en die Suid-Afrikaanse gelyke van die Britse SAS (Special Air Service). Hy is ook die stigter van 32-Bataljon, ook bekend as "Buffalo Battalion".    Hy is die broer van die digter Breyten Breytenbach.

.Luitenant-Kolonel Jan Breytenbach was die stigter en eerste bevelvoerder van 1-Verkenningsregiment (1-Recce) - voorloper van die huidige Spesiale Magte Brigade van die SANW en die Suid-Afrikaanse gelyke van die Britse SAS (Special Air Service). Hy is ook die stigter van 32-Bataljon, ook bekend as "Buffalo Battalion". Hy is die broer van die digter Breyten Breytenbach.

ouman. Every ex SADF/SAAF soldier understands this and the camaraderie associated with it.

ouman. Every ex SADF/SAAF soldier understands this and the camaraderie associated with it.

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"

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