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Memorial Day 2017

Memorial Day …… we will remember them. Their ideal is our legacy – Their sacrifice our inspiration At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, we will remember them.

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Happy New Year 2017

May The Year 2017 Bring for You, Happiness, Success and be filled with Peace, Hope, Togetherness and Family and Friends, Wishing You a HAPPY NEW YEAR 2017! From all at SAMVOUSA

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Unscrupulous and Illegal Veteran Bodies

With the ever increasing number of ‘informal’ so-called Veterans bodies, comes the risk of opportunistic chancers seeking to benefit by taking unscrupulous and illegal advantage of Veterans. The below two gents have also tried and lost. Please be warned and

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Operation Sceptic

In memory of our fallen this and every June 10th; may God bless each of them. we will never forget our lost children of freedom. Operation Sceptic Operational Years: 1980 Objective of the Operation 61 Mech had to destroy the

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Boshoed Dag 2015

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About South African Special Forces

The South African Special Forces is a unit under, SANDF, the South African National Defence Force. The capability was established in 1968 staying in line with the international military trends. Before its formation there was need to plan and set

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South Africa – Conscription

On this day, 4th August 1967 South Africa introduced a conscription for all white males in South Africa to join the Defence Force. My two brothers along with many many male friends / colleagues / cousins / nephews etc etc

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Remembering Cassinga

Lest we forget: 4 May – Cassinga Day They will not grow old like we that are left grow old. Age will not weary then, nor the years condemn. At the setting of the sun, and in the morning, We

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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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In Memory – Schonfeldt: Adam Johannes Hendrikus and Rinty

This is Adam Schonveldt who was killed while trying to save his dog Rinty who was hit and bleeding. We (Ex-Doggies) are trying to locate anyone who knew him. Adam was buried with full military honours at Zeerust cemetery. Schonfeldt:

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