Category Archives: Border War

Two comma four

On Sunday afternoon there was a post on Facebook about the dreaded “Two comma Four” that was used as the standard fitness test in the SADF waaaay back when I was a conscript in 1980/81. The cut off time was … Continue reading

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I wear a Poppy To Remember….

I wear a Poppy To Remember…. my Father: a signalman; who was captured in North Africa during World War 2 my Grandfather, a rifleman, who was wounded in Delville Wood my Uncle: an air mechanic, who died in Egypt during … Continue reading

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