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Dogtags

Set of dogtags in a silver tin, stamped with your name, rank, unit, force no, blood group etc etc (the usual stuff). Each tag can accommodate 5 lines, each line 13 characters. R150 for the dogtags in the tin, Silencers

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Merry Christmas

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Happy Holidays

Tonight we light the first candle of Hanukkah ….. then for another 8 nights, which takes us up to December 23rd. Following on the heels of Hanukkah comes Christmas. To all veterans, be they Jewish, Christian or any other religion

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Happy Chanukah

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‘Nancy’ the 4th Regiment Mascot of the South African Forces

‘Nancy’ the 4th Regiment Mascot of the South African Forces. Delville Wood. 17 February 1918. The story of Nancy is quite extraordinary. Nancy is the only animal in military history to be accorded full funeral honours and one of only

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A Crew Commander’s Lament

The Eland’s gears they whined and ground The radio hissed and spluttered With a dust-choked voice I gave command “HE Action – Loaded!” A stallion’s kick as the breechblock surged And the Demon’s shell struck home Rending flesh from bone

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