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South African soldiers

Collection by Eugene du Preez

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A SADF man in browns. My hero Wayne, wears these when he goes off to do his military stint. Military Gear, Military Police, Military History, Union Of South Africa, Army Day, Vietnam War Photos, Defence Force, Military Pictures, Army Love

Falcon's Loadouts:

In the next few months I'll be posting some pics of my loadouts and the history behind them. I collect militaria from the South African Defence Force...

When we were feared and others came to learn from us. South African troop ready for whatever the others could give Once Were Warriors, Army Day, Vietnam War Photos, Defence Force, Out Of Africa, Troops, Soldiers, Photo Essay, African History

When we were feared and others came to learn from us. South African troop ready for whatever the others could give

The pictures have been released in The War For Africa: Twelve Months That Transformed a Continent by journalist Fred Bridgland Military Photos, Military History, Union Of South Africa, South African Air Force, Best Documentaries, Defence Force, African History, Thailand Travel, Continents

South Africa’s forgotten 'dirty war' against Cuban-backed Communists revealed in incredible pics

Incredible mages of South Africa’s "dirty war" against Cuban-backed Communists have been released

World War I in Photos: French soldiers wearing gas masks in a trench, gas mask technology varied widely during the war, eventually developing into an effective defense, limiting the value of gas attacks in later years. World War One, First World, Afrika Corps, Rare Historical Photos, Historical Fiction, German Army, North Africa, Military History, Warfare

South African soldiers at Sollum in January 1942 attacking a machine gun nest, equipped with grenades and Enfield rifles.

South Africans clear a building-Gothic Line-Italy, pin by Poop stain Italian Campaign, British Uniforms, Navy Air Force, Army Infantry, War Image, Ww2 Planes, Army & Navy, Men In Uniform, Military History

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6th South African Armoured Division Part 3 By J.C von Winterbach Scott Sutherland Mike Bersiks Rex Barret and Barry Cooper 6

South Africans clear a building-Gothic Line-Italy, pin by Poop stain Italian Campaign, British Uniforms, Navy Air Force, Army Infantry, War Image, Ww2 Planes, Army & Navy, Men In Uniform, Military History

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6th South African Armoured Division Part 3 By J.C von Winterbach Scott Sutherland Mike Bersiks Rex Barret and Barry Cooper 6

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, Royal Engineers, Home Guard, Army Infantry, War Photography, Total War

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

DEC 21 December 1941 South Africans under night air attack in the Desert. An official publicity shot of a South African rifle section patrolling the desert sand dunes. British Soldier, British Army, Operation Market Garden, North African Campaign, Army Infantry, Afrika Korps, War Photography, United States Army, East Africa

South Africans under night air attack in the Desert – World War II Today

Wise in the way of bombers we listened but offered no insult, but others, less wise, opened fire and the tracers went streaming and coiling up. ‘I’m off,’ shouted Blackie, and now we heard one bomber coming in lower and the sudden brilliance of his flare lit the plain as if it was under floodlights. There seemed a million trucks in the hot light, every detail sharp but no shadows.