German South-West Africa, 1915. The South-West Africa Campaign was the conquest and occupation of German South West Africa (Namibia), by forces from the Union of South Africa acting on behalf of the British Imperial Government at the beginning of the First World War.

A map of the South-West Africa Campaign, showing South African troop movements in red. The main South African force advanced on Windhoek from Walvis Bay, an exclave of South Africa about halfway up the South-West African coast.

Dune 7 Walvis Bay  I climbed this bad boy! Got chased up here while in the army. 1964!

Dune 7 Walvis Bay I climbed this bad boy! Got chased up here while in the army.

Walvis Bay, Namibia  The coastal town of Walvis Bay is Namibia’s only major port city. This exquisite harbor city acts as a gateway to the vast Namib Desert, one of the oldest and most beautiful deserts on Earth, as well as to the historic German town of Swakopmund.

Walvis Bay, Namibia The coastal town of Walvis Bay is Namibia’s only major port city.

Namibia's famous skeleton coast - learn more here: namibiatourism.com.na

The Namib Desert stretches miles down the Atlantic coasts of Angola, Namibia and South Africa

Zebras run along the gravel road between Sossusvlei and Walvis Bay / Namibia, Africa   ~Joao Silva/The New York Times

7 Days, 1,500 Miles in Namibia

Zebras run along the gravel road between Sossusvlei and Walvis Bay / Namibia, Africa ~Joao Silva/The New York Times


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