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Veterans Day 2017

To all Veterans, Thank you for your service! From Executives and everyone at SAMVOUSA. Veterans Day Events America’s Parade – New York, NY The parade will occur on Friday, November 11 (Veterans Day), rain or shine. It starts at approximately 11:15

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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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Youth Day – 16 June

Today we remember what happened on the 16th of June 1976. We remember a protest against unfair education policies. We celebrate all the young people who have helped form this country. In apartheid South Africa, blacks and whites were educated

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The Boers

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (author of Sherlock Holmes) “Take a community of Dutchmen of the type of those who defended themselves for fifty years against all the power of Spain at a time when Spain was the greatest power in

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1 Special Service Battalion 80th Celebration

PRESS RELEASE: 1 SPECIAL SERVICE BATTALION 80TH CELEBRATIONS 01 MAY 2013 – 05 MAY 2013 1 Special Service Battalion, the oldest regular (permanent) force, combat unit in the SANDF, will celebrate the eightieth anniversary of its existence on 01 May

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