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One of the last great South African Generals - Constand Viljoen - also known as "stofstrepie" Military Men, Military History, Joining The Military, Army Day, School Of Engineering, Defence Force, Army Vehicles, Military Equipment, African History

One of the last great South African Generals - Constand Viljoen - also known as "stofstrepie"

The Archaeology News Network: Small lethal tools have big implications for early modern human complexity Native American Tools, Native American Artifacts, American Indians, Indian Artifacts, Ancient Artifacts, Art Pariétal, Stone Age Tools, Early Humans, Archaeology News

Small lethal tools have big implications for early modern human complexity

On the south coast of South Africa, scientists have found evidence for an advanced stone age technology dated to 71,000 years ago at Pinnacle Point near Mossel Bay. When combined with other findings of advanced technologies and evidence for early symbolic behavior from this region, the research documents a persistent pattern of behavioral complexity that might signal modern humans evolved in this coastal location.

Christiaan_De_Wet - This Day in History: Aug The Battle of Elands River during the Second Boer War ends War Novels, Joining The Military, Cartoon Photo, Teaching History, My Land, Le Far West, African History, British Army, Military History

Christiaan Rudolf De Wet (1854 - 1922) was 'n genl tydens 2de Vryheidsoorlog.De Wet was 27 jaar oud met die uitbreek van die 1ste Vryheidsoorlog -1880.Hy het saam met Heidelberg Kommando geveg deelgeneem aan die Slag van Laingsnek, hy het sy dapperheid getoon by Ingogo en Majuba vroeg in 1881.In Maart en April van 1900 het De Wet 'n offensief van stapel gestuur wat 'n herlewing in die Boere se stryd ingelui het.Hy het 'n legende geword met sy guerilla-aanvalle in die suidooste van die land.

Statue of Wolraad Woltemade by Ivan Mitford-Barberton at Old Mutual Pinelands African States, Cape Town South Africa, My Land, African History, African Beauty, Old Art, Lion Sculpture, Old Things, Horses

Wolraad Woltemade statue in the grounds of Old Mutual, Pinelands. (June 1, 1773 – Table Bay, Cape Town) The wreck of De Jonge Thomas lay in Table Bay. Wolraad Woltemade rode his horse, Vonk, into the raging sea to save lives of the ship's crew. He managed to rescue 2 sailors. He repeated this 6 times successfully. Woltemade rode out into the sea again – but this time too many sailors grabbed onto his horse. Both he and the horse, & the sailors, drowned.

'Ankerman: Die Legende van Riaan Cruywagen'. Riaan Cruywagen will say goodbye on 26 Nov 2012 at 19:00 on SABC2 after 37 years. Legend! I Am An African, Kwazulu Natal, My Land, African History, Do You Remember, Its A Wonderful Life, My People, South Africa, Growing Up

'Ankerman: Die Legende van Riaan Cruywagen'. Riaan Cruywagen will say goodbye on 26 Nov 2012 at 19:00 on SABC2 after 37 years. Legend!

During this lull in hostilities, the Zulu medicine men created the illusion of invincibility amongst the warriors in a series of pageant-like displays. End Of Apartheid, Zulu Warrior, Kwazulu Natal, Cape Colony, My Land, African History, Afrikaans, War Machine, Pretoria

ANDRIES PRETORIUS is op 27 November 1798 by Graaff-Reinet in die destyds Kaapkolonie gebore, die vyfde geslag van die Suid-Afrikaanse Pretorius-stamvader. Die seun, Martinus Wessels Pretorius, stig Pretoria vernoem na sy pa, Andries Wilhelmus Jacobus Pretorius. En in die Ou Kerkhof van die einste Pretoria—wat dekades later die administratiewe hoofstad van ’n verenigde Suid-Afrika sal word—sal Andries Pretorius se stoflike oorskot in 1891 met groot eerbetoon herbegrawe word…

February 2 – Apartheid: In South Africa, President F. de Klerk allows the African National Congress to legally function again and promises to free Nelson Mandela. Famous Left Handed People, South African Air Force, Africa Flag, Great Speakers, Apartheid, Nobel Peace Prize, People, South Africa

Frederik Willem de Klerk (gebore 18 Maart 1936) was Staatspresident van Suid-Afrika vanaf September 1989 tot April 1994, en vanaf Februarie 1989 tot September 1997 ook leier van die Nasionale Party, wat later die Nuwe Nasionale Party geword het.

The South African State man known as an Architecture of Apartheid. He transformed Separate Development Plan into a formal Apartheid policy for the separation of whites and black societies. He was murdered by a messenger named Tsafendas Dimitri Yellow Peril, South African Air Force, African States, Apartheid, Dimitri, My Land, African History, Black Power, West Africa

Só onthou ek Suid-Afrika | Hendrik Frensch Verwoerd 8 September 1901 – 6 September 1966 | Gebore in Amsterdam, Nederland. Eggenote Betsie Schoombee. Hy het die Beit-beurs ontvang. Gedurende Februarie 1919 het Verwoerd sy matriekeksamen geskryf. Hendrik Verwoerd het vir sy matriekeksamen die hoogste punte in die Vrystaat behaal asook die vyfde hoogste punte in die Unie van Suid-Afrika | www.myvolk.co.za

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