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101st annual memorial service for Delville Wood

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The Department of Military Veterans (DMV), the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), international diplomats and groups, as well as military veterans...

Delville Wood Centenary: nationwide commemorations and a survivor’s story

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Memorials and remembrance services have been held throughout South Africa to commemorate the sacrifice of soldiers who died 100 years ago in...

Politicians and military veterans remember Centenary of South Africa’s biggest battle

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Commemorations are taking place throughout South Africa and the world for the Centenary of the Battle of Delville Wood, the bloodiest military...

Zuma unveils Delville Wood Memorial Wall

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The righting of wrongs concerning Black South African soldiers in World War One this week became reality when President Jacob Zuma unveiled...

Speech: Zuma on Delville Wood centenary

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Address by President Jacob Zuma, on the occasion of the Centenary of the Battle of Delville Wood, France, 12 July 2016. Honourable Ministers, Ambassadors,...

Defence Minister wants to right the wrongs of WW I South...

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The Minister of Defence and Military Veterans wants all remaining symbols of segregation transformed, including those relating to the country's involvement in...

SA Native Labour Corps to be honoured at Arque-la-Bataille memorial service

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This year marks the centenary of South Africa's participation in the first World War, also called the Great War, and the country's...

Nationwide Memorials for Delville Wood

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The South African National Defence Force (SANDF), international organisations, embassies and veterans organisations have remembered the biggest single loss in any action...

Address by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa at the 98th commemoration of...

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"It is very moving to be here with you on this special occasion of the annual Memorial Service of the Battle of...

SA to commemorate battle of Delville Wood

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Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa are in Paris to attend the 98th anniversary of the battle...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...