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Carpane and Marzabutto

  In the North Italian village of Carpane on 27 September 1944 the Germans executed 16 Allied soldiers captured fighting with Italian partisans in that area. A number of South Africans who were captured at Tobruk in North Africa, escaped from a nearby POW camp and joined up with local partisans to carry on fighting…
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Poetry – ISANDLAWANA

Nkosi, we scream, And I taste the thunder Of our feet. Nkosi! And brandish high Our bloody assegays. Nkosi… He stands,  The Great Bull-Elephant And raises his hand. The White-Mother Sent us boys Who still stumble. Boys to fight men, We will humble Their pride. Raise high My Impies, Your assegays, Let us make The…
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Siege of Leningrad re-enacted

Siege of Leningrad re-enacted by Historians dressed up as Red Army and German soldiers to mark battle’s 70th anniversary More than 400 actors dressed up as Soviet Red Army soldiers and German troops to recreate the battle The fight on January 27, 1944, finally forced the lifting of the German’s Siege of Leningrad which killed…
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Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier 1. How many steps does the guard take during his walk across the tomb of the Unknowns and why? 21 steps: It alludes to the twenty-one gun salute which is the highest honor given any military or foreign dignitary. 2. How long does he hesitate after his about face to begin his…
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Kettenkrad NSU, Type HK101, 1945

FOR SALE Kettenkrad NSU, Type HK101, 1945 In pristine condition and roadworthy. With original German vehicle papers. Sold with 2 spare sets of new track pads. New 6 Volt battery. Price GBP £65 000.   For further details, contact: SOLD!  

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