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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, was a global war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918. From the time of its occurrence until the

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Honour of Private Beleza Myengwa re-internment at Delville Wood

The South African Veterans and French Veterans form the honour guard at the War Memorial in Delville Wood and lower the veteran association standards in honour of Private Beleza Myengwa, a South African Native Labour Corps soldier, who on the

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South African WW1 Flying Ace

Honouring South African heroes and this is one of South Africa’s greatest. Many people don’t know that South Africa has it’s own WW1 flying ace and VC winner, and this is him! Andrew Beauchamp-Proctor was the highest scoring South African

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Battle of the Somme

The Battle of the Somme (French: Bataille de la Somme, German: Schlacht an der Somme), also known as the Somme Offensive, took place during the First World War between 1 July and 18 November 1916 on either side of the

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