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Cartwrights building and tram in Adderley Street, Cape Town 1917

Cartwrights building and tram in Adderley Street, Cape Town 1917

South African Adolph Gysbert “Sailor” Malan (1910-1963), a famed RAF fighter pilot who led No. 74 Squadron RAF, which distinguished itself during the war and especially during the Battle of Britain, where it shot down almost 40 aircraft.

South African Adolph Gysbert “Sailor” Malan a famed RAF fighter pilot who led No. 74 Squadron RAF, which distinguished itself during the war and especially during the Battle of Britain, where it shot down almost 40 aircrafts.

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.

Statue of Wolraad Woltemade by Ivan Mitford-Barberton at Old Mutual Pinelands

Republic gold Pond 1902, the famous "Veld Pond" struck under siege at Pilgrim's Rest during the final year of the Boer War. A superb example with full gleaming mint brilliance and incredible eye appeal.

Republic gold Pond the famous "Veld Pond" struck under siege at Pilgrim's Rest during the final year of the Boer War. A superb example with full gleaming mint brilliance and incredible eye appeal.

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South African History ,The Voortrekkers,the Boere Volk and The Four Colour Flags and Radio Vryheid, A South African Radio Station.

On the afternoon of 28 July 1940, acting F/L Adolph G "Sailor" Malan of No 74 Squadron RAF found himself in combat with Maj Werner Mölders of JG51 over Dover. Noticing the German ace about to move up to the tail of Spitfire Mk I ZP-A, the 30-year-old South African CO pulled around to line up a shot at his adversary, damaging the radiator and fuel tank of his adversary's Me 109E-3.

On the afternoon of 28 July acting F/L Adolph G "Sailor" Malan of No

An Austin 10 on the Houw Hoek Pass, on the way to Hermanus

Cape Town history An Austin 10 on the Houw Hoek Pass, on the way to Hermanus

#Hermanus is gorgeous #seaside town has a proud #history dating back to the early 1800s when a man by the name of Hermanus Pieters followed a path etched into the ground by a herd of elephants.

The history of Hermanus includes the origin of towns, buildings and heritage information

The Botriver lagoon was established as an emergency base for the landing and refuelling of Catalina flying boats. in World War 2

Fisherhaven arose from the Afdaks River farm - Fisherhaven is a small town in the Western Cape, South Africa on the banks of the Bot River lagoon


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