THE CAMPAIGN IN GERMAN EAST AFRICA DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR - This Day in History: Mar 5, 1916: SA troops invade East Africa in World War I http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

The period from September 1916 to November 1917 saw the occupation of much of German East Africa, mainly by the Kings African Rifles and West African units. Here a unit of the KAR advance along the Rufjii river.

Jan Smuts - This Day in History: Jun 28, 1919: Treaty of Versailles = Keynes predicts economic chaos

Field Marshal Jan Smuts of South Africa. Smuts signed the Paris Peace Treaty, resolving the peace in Europe, thus becoming the only signatory of both the treaty ending the First World War, and that ending the Second.

This Day in History: Sep 11, 1950: Jan Smuts, statesman, military leader & philosopher, dies

This Day in History: Sep Jan Smuts, statesman, military leader philosopher, dies

Princess Elizabeth, General Jan Smuts, King George VI, Queen Elizabeth I (Queen Mother) and Princess Margaret stand at the foot of Table Mountain - Cape Town, South Africa, 1947

Princess Elizabeth General Jan Smuts King George VI Queen Elizabeth I (Queen Mother) and Princess Margaret stand at the foot of Table Mountain - Cape Town South Africa 1947

This Day in History: Sep 11, 1950: Jan Smuts, statesman, military leader  philosopher, dies

This Day in History: Sep Jan Smuts, statesman, military leader philosopher, dies

Field Marshall Smuts. Boer War General and friend of Winston Churchill. Only foreigner to command the 8th Army.

Official photographer -- Field Marshal Jan Smuts, Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa, standing in front of a Lockheed Lodestar aircraft of No.

South African leader Jan C. Smuts 1944 TIME cover art by Boris Chaliapin

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Statue of Jan Christiaan Smuts, Cape Town by Kleinz1, via Flickr

Statue of Jan Christiaan Smuts, Cape Town

My mom took this photo in 1947 during Queen Elizabeth's tour of South Africa. It shows Field Marshall Smuts introducing her to some'Oud-Stryders" of the ABW

My mom took this photo in 1947 during Queen Elizabeth's tour of South Africa. It shows Field Marshall Smuts introducing her to some'Oud-Stryders" of the ABW

Jan Smuts

Original Life Magazine from November 1943 - South Africa's Jan Smuts

Jan Smuts, Churchill, Montgomery

Churchill with Montgomery, Sir Alan Brooke (far left) and FM Jan Smuts, June 1944 (War Office)

Oorskot van Jan Smuts word gedra by Braamfontein krematorium.

Oorskot van Jan Smuts word gedra by Braamfontein krematorium.

Op die Treine, Die Queens Visit Belfst Suid Afrika in die 1940's,  Kiekies van ouma Sarie *O'Neil x Van Tonder.....

Op die Treine, Die Queens Visit Belfst Suid Afrika in die Kiekies van ouma Sarie *O'Neil x Van Tonder.

Another philatelic subject from the Bernard du Plessis collection!

Another philatelic subject from the Bernard du Plessis collection!

General Smuts Addresses The Mother Of Parliaments In London

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