Tag Archives: Fort Nelson

Nelson’s last stand?

Recently there was a spate of “statue bashing” in the United States, mainly centred around statues pertaining to the American Civil War. We are no stranger to ¬†statue bashing in South Africa, and I would hate to think that it … Continue reading

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A Loud Bang

Naval gunnery is one of the many aspects of warfare that is almost a science in itself. The fact that your artillery piece is now mounted on board ship means that there are a whole new set of problems that … Continue reading

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