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by Neil D Orpen

  • ISBN: 0620053763
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  • Author: Neil D Orpen
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  • Publisher: Sappers Association; First edition (1981)
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During World War II, many South Africans saw military service

During World War II, many South Africans saw military service. The Union of South Africa participated with other British Commonwealth forces in battles in North Africa against Erwin Rommel and his Afrika Korps, and many South African pilots joined the Royal Air Force and fought against the Axis powers in the European theatre. On the eve of World War II, the Union of South Africa found itself in a unique political and military quandary.

By the same author TOTAL DEFENCE GUNNERS OF THE CAPE PRINCE ALFRED'S GUARD THE CAPE TOWN HIGHLANDERS, 1885-1970 THE HISTORY OF THE TRANSVAAL HORSE ARTILLERY EAST AFRICAN AND ABYSSINIAN CAMPAIGNS WAR IN THE DESERT VICTORY IN ITALY In collaboration with H. J. Martin.

Main article: List of World War II prisoner-of-war camps in Kenya. South African Forces World War II: Volume VIII Part 2. Cape Town: Purnell. Petacco 1995, p. 46. ^ Moyse-Bartlett 2012, p. 485. Significant numbers of Italian soldiers captured during the East African Campaign were interned in camps in Kenya, where they were used in civil infrastructure projects. Amongst those detained in Kenya was the Italian writer, Felice Benuzzi, who attempted to escape in 1943 by climbing Mount Kenya, though subsequently re-surrendered to the British.

Salute The Sappers book. Salute the Sappers (South African Forces World War II). ISBN. 0620053763 (ISBN13: 9780620053761).

The history is covered in a series of World War II histories: South African Forces: World War II, volume 8, and the 2 volumes of the Sappers .

The history is covered in a series of World War II histories: South African Forces: World War II, volume 8, and the 2 volumes of the Sappers called Salute the Sappers volume 8, parts 1 and 2 by Neil Orpen with H J Martin (Sappers Association, 1982). Another excellent source of information is Ken Anderson: Nine Flames (1964, Purnell). The creed of the Sappers captures the intention of the post war comradeship: We Sappers with common interests before the War, who formed a bond of friendship during the War, created our Association so that now, as long as we are one, not one of us will be alone.

World War I broke out and along with many other young South African . The 1st South African Infantry Brigade along with other British forces was dispatched to Egypt to put an end to the Senussi Jihadi uprising.

World War I broke out and along with many other young South African men Albert Marr volunteered for military service. He also had a sharp salute for any officer passing him. He would stand at ease when commanded to do so, placing his feet apart and hands behind his back in the military style. At the mess table he used a knife and fork as well as a tea-cup in the proper manner. At the battle of Agagia, on 26 February 1916, whist fighting the Senussi, Pte. Albert Marr was shot and wounded in the shoulder.

Salute the Sappers Volume VIII - 2 parts (South African Forces World War II). Orpen, Neil ; Martin, H J. 1981. Judasbok : Verraad ter wille van Oorlewing.



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