Cape Town 1940s

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This photograph from Victory in Europe Day—May on the front page of a newspaper in Cape Town, South Africa, with the headline ‘Third Reich Ceases to Exist'. Rare photo shows World War II sailors from the US Navy’s Armed Guard celebrating VE-Day

Kloof street,1942. | Photo;Fay Lea. Beaches In The World, Countries Of The World, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Cape Town South Africa, Most Beautiful Cities, Rest Of The World, African History
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Kloof street,1942.

Photo;Fay Lea.

Kaapstad tydens die Koningklike besoek in In Kaapsehoop in Mpumalanga kan jy oornag in die treintrok waarin die koningin deur SA gereis het. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Cape Town South Africa, Most Beautiful Cities, Historical Pictures, African History, Live, Places To See, Paris Skyline
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Royal visit Feb. 1947.

The Royal cavalcade in its way from HMS Vanguard to the City Hall. I believe the Heerengracht was straightened in 1949.

Wartime Cape Town, 1943. | by Etiennedup Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Desert Life, Cape Town South Africa, My Family History, Most Beautiful Cities, African History, Historical Photos, Old Photos
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Wartime Cape Town, 1943.

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This photo appeared in the Cape Times in Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, National Road, Cape Town South Africa, History Photos, Most Beautiful Cities, African History, Landscape Photography
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Big changes coming.......1949.

This photo appeared in the Cape Times in 1949.

Bundesarchive Photos 1933 - all fields of WWII - Page 41

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.

a “Haircutting & Shaving Saloon” in the Bo-Kaap. 1943 Related posts:Barbershop Menu SignSkull Shaving Brush, Traditional Shaving Wet Shaving, Barbershop Tools, Barber Lavish Wedding Hairstyle Ideas You Can Copy African Braids Hairstyles Pictures, Black Hairstyles, Cities In Africa, Hair Salon Names, Dark Roots, Black Artists, Most Beautiful Cities, Twist Braids, Historical Pictures
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Barber Shop 1943

a "Haircutting & Shaving Saloon" in the Bo-Kaap.

Muizenberg Beach 1940| Flickr - Photo Sharing! Cape Town South Africa, Beach Trip, Beach Travel, Olympic Peninsula, African History, Lake District, Old Photos, Night Life, Paris Skyline

Muizenberg Beach

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Crossing Adderley street. c1940.

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Sturrock dry dock under construction 1943.

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After the Parade, Feb.1947.

The last of the crowd leaving after watching the Royal Cavalcade from the Docks into the city during the King's visit to South Africa.

Lower Adderley Street the first road to the left is Riebeeck Street and the circle is where the fountain stands today. Warships can be seen in the dock in the first year after the war ended. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Johannesburg City, City By The Sea, City Maps, Most Beautiful Cities, African History, Cape Town, Great Places

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The War Memorial, Adderley Street c1945

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Herb sellers on the Parade, 1945.

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Parliament street, 1946 Old Pictures, Old Photos, Antique Maps, Historical Pictures, Travel Agency, Cape Town, Old Houses, Colonial, South Africa
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Parliament street, 1946

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Sea Fury FB II's from 802 Sqn. in formation during HMS Vengeance visit to C. in Nov. South African Air Force, Before We Go, African History, Royal Navy, Cape Town, Live, Vintage Images, Old Photos, Scenery
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Sea Fury formation, 1948.

Sea Fury FB II's from 802 Sqn. in formation during HMS Vengeance visit to C.T. in Nov. 1948.

Map Erected in Adderley Street; This was to familiarise people with the war front during the Second World War; Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, African Map, African History, Cape Town South Africa, Antique Maps, Cartography, World War Two
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Map Erected in Adderley Street

This was to familiarise people with the war front during the Second World War