Other Forces - The Squadron which photographed Auschwitz
A Mosquito XVI of No 60 Squadron South African Air Force at the dispersal on San Severo Airfield, Foggia Airfield Complex, Southern Italy, 1944. The red and white stripes on the fin served as identification to Allied fighter pilots who mistook them for enemy aircraft, above all the Me 410. From San Severo the Squadron, equipped with photo-recce Mosquitoes, carried out detailed large-scale photographic surveys of German held areas, eventually ranging over the Alps and deep into Germany. And…
ZA-35 Prototype Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Gun
The ZA-35 self-propelled anti-aircraft gun was developed by ARMSCOR in the early 90s under the ZA-SPADS or Self-Propelled Air Defense System programme, however development work on this SPAAG has stopped.