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South African Military History Society

Postby Mark » 05 Dec 2007 18:58

The SA Military History Society is a non-profit society of enthusiasts dedicated to the study, recording and dissemination of military aspects of South Africa's history.
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Re: South African Military History Society

Postby SWB » 22 Oct 2010 20:26

Seeing as this spammer has bought the thread up I thought I would give some praise for the SAMHS journal.

The lastest edition is typical of the good articles they attract.

In this issue there is an article about the mechanics of how Jack Hindon and his train wreckers actually created an IED that was triggered by a passing train. Fascinating stuff and great research.

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Re: South African Military History Society

Postby roconn » 16 Jan 2011 19:48

Meurig:i have been a memeber of the SAMHS for quite a while and it is a fine group and the regular news letters advising of field trips and lectures even reach me in far off northern Ontario. I was fortunate enough to attend one monthly meeting which was held as usual in the Jo'burg Military Museum. fascinating to meet & chat with local experts and authors.
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