The South African
Military History Society

Die Suid-Afrikaanse Krygshistoriese Vereniging



Military History Journal

(incorporating Museum Review)

Articles published over the last 40 years

Guidelines for Authors

The Military History Journal (incorporating the Museum Review), established in 1967, is published by the South African National Museum Of Military History in association with the South African Military History Society, bi-annually, in June and December.
The aim of the Journal is to publish research and articles of interest concerning military history by members of the Society or the Museum or any other person who wishes to submit his or her work.

Vol 15 No 5 June 2012 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • The story of two 'Joiners' - The capture, trial, sentencing and execution of Pieter Bouwer and Adolf van Emmenes By Robin W Smith
  • Three Siege memorials unveiled in Kimberley, 14-15 October 2011 By Steve Lunderstedt
  • Sir Charles Ross and his notorious rifle By Terry Willson
  • Witness to Rietfontein - 24 October 1899 - Part One By John Hawkesbury
  • The Vernon medal By Sandi Mackenzie
  • The First Double VC - The search for the site where Surgeon Captain Arthur Martin-Leake won his first Victoria Cross By R W Smith
  • The ten-clasp QSA mystery resolved By Meurig G M Jones, MA
  • 250 year-old ship's canon found
  • Honoris Crux Diamonds By Sandi Mackenzie
  • The Moses Bridge: An ingenious design
  • Book Reviews
  • Bryce's Store, 1899-1900 - An old photograph rediscovered
  • Letters to the editor
  • The destroyer HMS Kimberley By David Rilley-Harris
  • Obituaries (JR Dutton; H Biermann; H W Kinsey)
  • Vol 15 No 4 December 2011 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Spioenkop - Curtain-raiser to indirect fire by Ken Gillings
  • Harry Smith, Henry Somerset and the siege of Fort Cox by David Saks
  • Skirmish at Vredefort - A dispute over five wagon-loads of flour - 24 July 1900 - Part Two by Dr Johannes J Retief
  • The Long Tom gun emplacements during the battle of Bergendal by Hentie Joubert
  • Tipu Sultan - An outstanding strategist and tactician of 18th Century India by Dr Syed Mohd Amir
  • The Anglo-Boer War renovation project by Captain (SAN)(Retd) Charles Ross
  • A close shave - A box respirator saves a life by the late Capt William Victor Willson MC
  • Obituaries
  • Vol 15 No 3 June 2011 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Museum Director retires after 45 years' service
  • Skirmish at Vredefort - A dispute over five wagon-loads of flour - Part One by Dr Johannes J Retief
  • 'An incessant roar of musketry and whistling of bullets' - The 74th Highlanders and the battle for the Amatholes, June 1851 by Denver A Webb
  • The Lindley Affair - The capture of the 13th Battalion Imperial Yeomanry by the Boer Forces by Steve Watt
  • Five famous teachers by Michael Laing
  • 'I survived Delville Wood .. .' - The story of Second Lieutenant Arthur Knibbs, D Company, 1st South African Infantry Battalion
  • Book Reviews
  • Sir Pierre van Ryneveld honoured by Captain Leon Steyn
  • Colonel George Duxbury, 1917-2011
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Vol 15 No 2 December 2010 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Jan Christian Smuts as a general in East Africa, 1916 - An Appraisal by Hamish Paterson
  • Should Breaker Morant be pardoned? by Robert Eales
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission by Captain (SAN) Charles Ross (Retd)
  • The re-discovery of the foundations of the Boksburg Blockhouse by Peter Wood
  • Remembrance Sunday 2010 in Johannesburg by Marjorie Dean
  • Commemoration Service for Zonderwater Prisoners of War by Joan Marsh
  • Bezuidenhout's Drift - An attack on a Boer field hospital near Reitz, 9 January 1902 by Janet Lourens
  • The search for a Puma helicopter lost at Mapai, 6 September 1979 by Rick van Malsen, Francistown
  • In Memory - A speech by Professor D F S Fourie
  • Book Reviews
  • National Service in South Africa, Reminiscences of Cpl M F Glass by Martin Glass
  • 61 Mech Bn Group Veterans' Angola Battlefield Tour 2010 by Dave Fell
  • Vol 15 No 1 June 2010 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Celebrating 90 years - The South African Air Force, 1920-2010 by Capt Leon Steyn
  • They flew with the Royal Air Force - A selection of distinguished South African airmen who served in the RAF during the Second World War, 1939-1945 by Allan Sinclair
  • Railway attack! An improvised explosive device (IED) of the Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902 by Lt Col I P Mills MBE.
  • SAMHS Tour: The battlefields of the Western Desert, May 2009 by Ken Gillings
  • SAMHS Outing: The View, Home of the Transvaal Scottish
  • After Sidi Rezegh - Notes on the battle of Gazala by the late Gunner Cyril Herbert Glass
  • Moorosi's Mountain, 1879 by Hamish Paterson, with a poem by R White, CMR
  • Book news
  • Letter to the Editor
  • Book Reviews
  • Vol 14 No 6 December 2009 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • 'A very brilliant operation' - The Natal Volunteer attack on Gun Hill, Siege of Ladysmith, 7-8 December 1899 by Mark Coghlan
  • The Boer reaction - Gun Hill, 7-8 December 1899 by Mark Coghlan
  • Douglas C-47 Dakota - A new donation to the South African National Museum of Military History by Allan Sinclair
  • Memorials to Major Edwin Swales VC, DFC, unveiled
  • Medium A (Whippet) Tank in South Africa, 1919-2009 by Richard Henry
  • 'Blaming Brabant' - Another look at the so-called military 'disobedience' of Captain (later Major-General) Sir Edward Yewd Brabant, KCB, CMG by Susan Blackbeard
  • The unique and historic Polar Medal to Commander Frank Wild, veteran of five Heroic Age Antarctic Expeditions by Glenn M Stein FRGS
  • James Craig, VC - A Victoria Cross recipient with South African connections by Richard Tomlinson
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Obituary: Lionel Wulfsohn, 1919-2009
  • Obituary: Philip Reinardus ('Flip') Hoorweg, 1933-2009
  • Vol 14 No 5 June 2009 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Project Dobbin - The Story of P1558 by Ivor Little
  • Scandinavian Volunteers in the Anglo-Boer War by Stellan Bojerud
  • Sidi Rezegh by the late Gunner Cyril Herbert Glass, 3rd Field Regt (THA)
  • Weston Horse Memorial by Ken Gillings
  • Medium A (Whippet) Tank in South Africa, 1919-2009 by Richard Henry
  • No 10 Mountain Battery, Royal Artillery, in Southern Africa, 1889-1899, Part Two - Ordinance, Equipment & Uniforms by Ian Cross
  • Conference Notice: Anglo-Boer War 110 Anglo-Boereoorlog 2010>
  • Long Journey to Anzio - A Springbok Escapee Story by David Saks
  • Games and Pastimes aided POWs by Marjorie and Colin Dean
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Obituary: Professor C J Barnard
  • Photographs attributed to the South African National Museum of Military History were kindly supplied by the librarian of the Lt Gen A M L Masondo DMG MMM Library, Mrs Carolyne Johnson.
  • Vol 14 No 4 December 2008 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Photographs on covers - No 10 Mountain Battery; 7 pdr RML; WWII cartoons
  • No 10 Mountain Battery, Royal Artillery, in Southern Africa, 1889-1899, Part One - Organisation & Services by Ian Cross
  • The memoirs of an artilleryman - Prisoner of War, 1942-5 Part Two by the late Arthur Candy
  • An African Masada - Nyabela, Mampuru and the Defence of Mapochstad by David Saks
  • The health of 'John Company' armies, 1825-1845 - Colonel William Sykes, Statistical Accountant by PA Talbot
  • Mokari Drift, 27 September 1901 by Robin Smith
  • Grog and Black Raw Beef - Eating and drinking practices of the mid-19th century armed forces in South Africa by Marian Baker
  • Killed during the Zeebrugge Raid - Short biography of Ordinary Seaman Harry Bennewith of Uitenhage by Paul Kendall
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Obituary: David Panagos
  • Photographs attributed to the South African National Museum of Military History were kindly supplied by the librarians of the Lt Gen A M L Masondo DMG MMM Library Gerda Viljoen and Carolyne Johnson.
  • Vol 14 No 3 June 2008 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • 60 YEARS - SANMMH - 1947-2007
  • Colour photographs on covers - Alexis Preller art, Memorial Plaque Kh Jibeit 1918, cartoon
  • Memoirs of a South African artilleryman - Prisoner of War, 1942-5 Part One (of Two) by the late Arthur Candy
  • 'Just Fancy Us.... The First World War letters of Lt Frederick Charles Wilton, DFC, RFC by Alan Cockrell
  • The Boer War and public misconceptions, Autumn 1899 by Aaron M Kent
  • The Doctor and the Rebels - The diary of Charles Molteno Murray in the Boer Rebellion of 1914 edited by Robert Murray
  • Fredericksdale, 3 January 1901 - A little-known engagement of the Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902 by Janet Lourens and Steve Watt
  • Die De Wet-dekorasie en -medalje deur Johannes J Retief
  • Book Reviews
  • A brief account of the 1st Cape Corps' fight at Square Hill, 18 to 21 September 1918 by ex-Lance Corporal Moses Jordan, 1st CC
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Obituary: Lt Gen Andrew Mandla Lekoto Masondo, 1936-2008
  • Photographs attributed to the South African National Museum of Military History were kindly supplied by the librarians of the Lt Gen A M L Masondo DMG MMM Library Gerda Viljoen and Carolyne Johnson.
  • Vol 14 No 2 December 2007 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • 60 YEARS - SANMMH - 1947-2007
  • Hoërskool Waterkloof commemorates South African soldiers of the First World War in Flanders by Filip Debergh & Jaco van Wyk
  • The Imperial Yeomanry in South Africa, Part Three (of Three) - 1902 by Steve Watt
  • Durnford, 'Long Belly', and the Farce at the Pass by David Saks
  • Hex River Railway Pass by Richard Tomlinson
  • The John Chard Decoration and Medal, 1952-2003 by Dr J J Retief, DWD
  • Ludwig Krebs - A naturalist's observations of the 6th Frontier War, 1834-5 by Marian Baker
  • The 'Two Types' by Jon - Cartoons from the Second World War by Marjorie Dean
  • Letter to the Editor
  • Book Reviews
  • Forty Years of the Military History Journal, 1967-2007
  • Vol 14 No 1 June 2007 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Colour photographs on covers - Yeoman, POW art, cartoon
  • 60 YEARS - SANMMH - 1947-2007
  • Memories of War - Premier Mine and the village of Cullinan by John Lincoln
  • The South African Corps of Scientists by Brian Austin
  • The Imperial Yeomanry in South Africa, Part Two (of Three) - 1901 by Steve Watt
  • Amateur Artilleryman In the Desert, 1941-2 by the Late Arthur Candy
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Seton Churchill and the financial lessons of the African campaigns, 1879-1902 by John Black
  • Letter to the Editor
  • Book Review
  • Obituary - David Grey Rattray, 1958-2007
  • Vol 13 No 6 December 2006 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Colour photographs on covers - Majuba and stamps
  • The South African Military History Society turns 40!
  • Langverwacht, 23-24 February 1902 by Robin Smith
  • Patriotic duty or brutal repression, or both? The Umvoti Mounted Rifles and associated regiments in the
    Natal Uprising of 1906-7
    by Mark Coghlan PhD
  • The Imperial Yeomanry in South Africa, Part One (of Three) - 1900 by Steve Watt
  • Tragic Failure - The last campaign of Maj-Gen George Pomeroy Colley, 1881 by David Saks
  • Occupation! The experiences of a Dutch youth in the Second World War, 1939 to 1945 by Robert Feenstra
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Book Reviews
  • Vol 13 No 5 June 2006 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Colour photographs on covers - Bambata and stamps
  • The Natal Rebellion, 1906 - Some military perspectives by Hamish Paterson
  • Maritzburg to Mareopolis - The making of an amateur artilleryman by the late Arthur Candy
  • The site of the battle of the Amalinde, 1818 by Francina Herbst and D Kopke
  • Commemorative politics - The Delville Wood South African National Memorial at Longueval, France by Paul Battin
  • South Africa's Active Citizen Force uniform, 1913-14 by Mark Naudé
  • Fort 'Chameleon' - Commeline, Pretoria's most unique fort by David Panagos
  • Scapegoat of the British Empire? The curious treatment of Lt Col David Kinloch, 1st Bn, Grenadier Guards by Kenneth Jones
  • HMSAS Gamtoos, 1942-1945 - South African salvage vessel in the Second World War by Vic Weinerlein
  • Book Review
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Vol 13 No 4 December 2005 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Colour photographs on covers - Blaauwberg and stamps
  • The Battle of Blaauwberg, 200 years ago by Willem Steenkamp and Tony Gordon
  • Hunting Maqoma - The second Waterkloof campaign, October to November l85l by David Saks
  • Zulu Art or Sailors’ Scrimshaw? The decorated ‘Zulu horns’ of the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879 by David Fox
  • A leaf on a turbulent river - Ensign Simner and the British German Legion, 1855-9, Part 3 of 3 by Emrys Wynn Jones
  • The Jameson Raid and England’s Anti-Mercenary Laws by Lionel Crator
  • Col W H Sykes, Statistician - Statistically costing the British and French armies of 1864 by Philip Talbot
  • Book Reviews
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Obituary: Commandant B G ‘Bertie’ Simpkins JCD MM
  • Vol 13 No 3 June 2005 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Victory in Europe, 8 May 1945 - South Africans remember
  • Irish Guards Honoured by John Murray
  • The 150th Anniversary of the Natal Carbineers - A glimpse at some new battle honours by Dr Mark Coghlan
  • Anzio Annie - The story of a gun by Louis Wildenboer
  • Book Reviews
  • A leaf on a turbulent river - Ensign Simner and the British German Legion, 1855-9, Part 2 of 3 by Emrys Wynn Jones
  • Utrecht District and the Anglo-Zulu War by Huw M Jones
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Obituaries: Col "Ossie" Baker
  • Vol 13 No 2 December 2004 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • First Allied Victory - The South African campaign in German South-West Africa, 1914-1915 by Hamish Paterson
  • The role of the 1st South African Division during the First Battle of El Alamein, 1-30 July 1942 by Col (Dr) James Jacobs
  • Fighting Fairey Battles - An Italian CR32 pilot's experiences in East Africa by Gobbo Alberto
  • A leaf on a turbulent river - Ensign Simner and the British German Legion, 1855-9, Part 1 of 3 by Emrys Wynn Jones
  • The Battle of Onverwacht (Bankkop), 4 January 1902 by Robin Smith
  • Gaborone and the Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902 by Rob Burrett
  • Book Reviews
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Obituaries: George Barrell,
    Sighart St I de B Bourquin, DWD, 1915-2004
  • Vol 13 No 1 June 2004 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Operation Overlord: D-Day, 60 years on by George Barrell
  • The Warsaw Airlift: A Triumph of South African bravery by Pieter Moller
  • South Africa's association with the British Guards by Allan Sinclair
  • Modderfontein, 17 September 1901 by Robin Smith
  • Robben Island's role in Coastal Defence, 1931-1960 by Marinda Weideman
  • The mystery of the ZAR forts of Pretoria by David Panagos
  • The real 'First Anglo-Boer War': The siege of Port Natal, 1842 by David Saks
  • BOOK REVIEWS
  • OBITUARIES: Brig Nand Lal Kapur MC;
  • OBITUARIES: Jackie Moggridge
  • Vol 12 No 6 December 2003 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Colour photographs (Mirage: 1980; SE5a: WWI;) and paintings (artists Bleach and Long)
  • Poem on front page of issue - High Flight by John Gillespie Magee Jr. 1941
  • A South African aviation pioneer by Angela Embleton
  • The Pretoria girl who loved to fly - The war service of Jackie Moggridge by Susanne Blendulf
  • The Lebombo Intelligence Scouts by Huw M Jones
  • Casting and firing a muzzle-loader gun by Louis Wildenboer
  • The ZAR Pumping Station at Groenkloof, Pretoria, 1898 by David Panagos
  • Events in the Tuli area - Part 4: 'Just hanging around' - Events after the attack on Bryce's Store,
    November 1899
    by Rob Burrett
  • The Waffen SS, 1933-45 - 'Soldiers, just like the others?' Part 2 by Dr M J Thomas
  • Book Reviews
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Vol 12 No 5 June 2003 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Colour photographs (Jameson arrest; poster for Waffen SS)
  • The Jameson Raid - A failed dress rehearsal for the Anglo-Boer War? by David Saks
  • A Welshman in the South African Heavy Artillery by Demetri Friend
  • Events in the Tuli area - Part 3: The attacks on Bryce's Store and Rhodes' Drift by Rob Burrett
  • Military Signalling in Last Africa by Cliff Lord
  • Liberty ships by A V Weinerlein
  • The Waffen SS, 1933-45 - Soldiers, just like the others? Part 1 by Dr M J Thomas
  • The Battle of Tel-el-Kebir, 1882 by Dr Angelo Nikolaides
  • Militaria Round-up
  • Oral sources and their importance in the study of military history by Allan Sinclair
  • War souvenirs from Gambut, Libya, 1941 by Susanne Blendulf
  • Book Reviews
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Obituary: Dr Felix Machanik
  • Vol 12 No 4 December 2002 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Colour photographs (Heavy Gustav; Birkenhead tableau)
  • Heavy Gustav - Story of a gun by Louis Wildenboer
  • Events in the Tuli Area - Part Two : Tit-for-tat, October 1899 by Rob Burrett
  • Anglo-Boer War Centenary Commemorations, Rustenburg Military History Study Group
  • The 'Death' of Bambatha Zondi - A Recent Discovery by Ken Gillings
  • The Battle of Bergendal - The last pitched battle of the Anglo-Boer War by Cecilia Jooste
  • "Women and children first" - Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the sinking of the Birkenhead
  • The Khoekhoe Soldier at the Cape of Good Hope, Part Two: Life and Times in the Cape Regiment, c 1806 to 1870 by V C Malherbe
  • Book Reviews
  • Vol 12 No 3 June 2002 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Colour photographs (Bethune's MI 1900; Schoonmakers fort WWII)
  • Events in the Tuli Area - The Prelude by Rob Burrett
  • A Welsh Hospital in South Africa by S A Watt
  • The Helwan Riots, August 1945 by Selby Webster
  • How the Khoekhoen were drawn into Dutch and British defensive systems, to c1809 by V C Malherbe
  • The Defences of Cape Town by Murray Graham
  • Artillery Buildings in Algoa Bay by Richard Tomlinson
  • The South African Aviation Corps (SAAC) by J O E O Mahncke
  • Book Reviews
  • East Rand Military History Society
  • South African Military Heritage Round-Up
  • The Funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother
  • Brief aan die Redakteur
  • Vol 12 No 2 December 2001 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Colour photograph on covers - Card, 1942
  • Western Desert Grave by John Murray
  • The tragedy at Kufra by JJM Coetzee
  • The Fliegertruppe of the Imperial German Army by JOEO Mahncke
  • War experiences of a youngster in South Africa during the Second World War by A V Weinerlein
  • The Warden nine-pounder guns by N Fourie and J Hattingh
  • Breaking traditions: Lord Roberts and the Boer War Victoria Crosses by M C Smith, PhD
  • Book Reviews
  • Regiment Louw Wepener cigarette card by A Sinclair
  • Military Heritage Round-up
  • South African Military History Society News
  • Vol 12 No 1 June 2001 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Cover photograph - bridge in Italy
  • With the Sappers: The activities of the South African Engineer Corps in Italy as recorded by the South African War Artist, L T (Ben) Burrage during the Second World War (1939-1945) by Allan Sinclair
  • The wartime correspondence of Jeannot Weinberg by David Saks
  • The Moolman Spruit Action, 20 April 1902 by H W Kinsey
  • Some aspects of Lord Baden-Powell and the Scouts at Modderfontein by Karl Kohler
  • The origin of the Fleur-de-Lys: Universal symbol of the Boy Scouts Movement by Susanne Blendulf
  • The banner of the Border Horse by Huw M Jones
  • The War in Norway by Thormod Thomassen
  • Oliver 'Jack' Hindon, Boer hero and train wrecker by Dudley Aitken
  • Book news and reviews
  • Letter to the Editor
  • Vol 11 No 6 December 2000 SA ISSN 00264016

  • The other De Wet: Piet de Wet and the Boer 'Hendsoppers' in the Anglo Boer War by Mark Coghlan
  • Early parachutes: An evaluation of the use of parachutes, with special emphasis on the Royal Flying Corps
    and the German Luftstreitkrafte, until l9l8
    by JOEO Mahncke
  • Guerrilla warfare, October 1900 May 1902: Boer attacks on the Pretoria-Delagoa Bay Railway Line by D W Aitken
  • Geoffrey Long's artistic impressions of South Africa's industrialisation process during the Second World War by Allan Sinclair
  • Book reviews / Boekbesprekings
  • Obituary: Maurice Gough-Palmer, 9 September 1917 - 9 November 2000
  • Vol 11 No 5 June 2000 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • The first two years of war: The development of the Union Defence Forces (UDF), September 1939 to September 1941 by Andre Wessels
  • The other armies: A brief historical overview of Umkhonto We Sizwe (MK), 1961-1994 by Rocky Williams
  • The Anglo-Boer War: A railway accident near Barberton by Steve Watt
  • The war experiences of Mike du Toit: Eleven days in the Anglo-Boer War by Pierre du Toit
  • Training doctrines of the Staatsartillerie of the Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek by Demetri Friend
  • Book reviews / Boekbesprekings
  • Vol 11 No 3/4 October 1999 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • The day the War came to Cape Town by Owen C Coetzer
  • The uncertain path: War Office administration and the journey into war, South Africa, 1896 - 1899 by Jeffrey Lee Meriwether
  • The British defence of the Pretoria - Delagoa Bay railway by D W Aitken
  • After the Siege: The British advance and Boer retreat through Natal, March to June 1900 by Ken Gillings
  • Neutrality compromised: Swaziland and the Anglo-Boer War, 1899 - 1902 by Huw M Jones
  • The Brandwater Basin and Golden Gate surrenders, 1900 by H W Kinsey
  • Boer prisoners of war on the Island of St Helena by A J Nathan
  • Black involvement in the Anglo-Boer War, 1899 - 1902 by Nosipho Nkuna
  • Witpoort, 16 July 1900: Traces of an Anglo-Boer War battle by DC Panagos
  • The map scandal and the Methuen map by J P Pennefather
  • Boer prisoner of war handcraft at the South African National Museum of Military History by Allan Sinclair
  • Dwarsvlei, a Highveld farm: Forgotten battlefield of the Anglo-Boer War by John Shaw
  • Letter to the Editor
  • Book reviews / Boekbesprekings
  • Vol 11 No 2 December 1998 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Wireless telegraphy during the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902 by D C Baker
  • The eightieth anniversary of Armistice Day by P Kilmartin
  • The sinking of U-197: A flashpoint in German and South African surveillance politics, 1942-3 by W H Bizley
  • The Special Signal Services (SSS): We scanned the seas and skies in the Second World War by G Mangin and S Lloyd
  • Letter to the Editor
  • The Berlin Airlift by A Speir
  • Vol 11 No 1 June 1998 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • The Enigma machine and the 'Ultra' secret by C H Dean
  • South Africa's secret war: The war against enemy submarines by Lt Cdr N A Stott
  • The Princess Christian Hospital at Pinetown Bridge by S A Watt
  • Four early forts in the Hartbeespoort area by I B Copley and D C Panagos
  • Wire at War: Signals communication in the South African War by Maj J D Harris
  • Notes and Notices
  • Corrigenda
  • The Link Trainer: From fairground toy to advanced flight simulator by Capt A Speir
  • The use of the Neville Lewis portraits for the Second World War stamp series by A Sinclair
  • Vol 10 No 6 December 1997 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Smuts, The South African National War Museum and 1947 by N G Garson
  • Britain's Last Castles: Masonry Blockhouses of the South African War, 1899-1902 by Richard Tomlinson
  • British Motorcycles In Khaki: With special reference to their use by the Union Defence Forces in the Second World War by Egon Mendel
  • With the 5th South African Infantry Brigade at Sidi Rezegh by Capt D Matthews
  • The Relief of Griquatown: A forgotten campaign by the men of the Diamond Fields by Col Sir David Harris, KCMG, VD, MLA (1928)
  • The Diary of 3016 Pte Horace Bell, 14th Regiment of Hussars
  • Die rang van hoofkommandant in die Suid-Afrikaanse Weermag deur Dr Johannes J Retief, DWD
  • Vol 10 No 5 June 1997 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Fifty years ago: The opening of South Africa's first national military museum by S Blendulf
  • Reminiscences of the First World War by the late Lt Col H L Silberbauer
  • Memorials of the battle of Boomplaats, 29 August 1848 by F R Bradlow
  • Trooper C C Hawkins and the South African War by D Y Saks
  • A strangely-coloured Naval Ensign by M Graham
  • The St John Ambulance Brigade in the South African War; 1899-1902 - Casualties and Memorials in South Africa by P Beighton,J C de Villiers
  • Book reviews/ Boekbesprekings
  • Letters to the Editor
  • The other side of the hill: Alam Halfa by D D Brown
  • Tribute to the late Major Darrell Dickon Hall
  • Vol 10 No 4 December 1996 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Lord Methuen and the British advance to the Modder River by Stephen Miller
  • The Transvaal Outbreak: The Boer attack on Lancaster Hill,Vryheid,11 December 1900 By Mark Coghlan
  • The defeat of history in the film "Zulu" by Frederick Hale
  • The 2nd Anti-Aircraft Brigade, SAA by H.S.McKenzie,SC
  • The German Air Force anti-aircraft auxiliaries,1943-1945 by J O E O Mahncke
  • Letters to the editor
  • Vol 10 No 3 June 1996 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • South Africa and the war against Japan by A Wessels
  • A distant field revisited: Captain W A Bloomfield,VC by W P Schutz
  • The naming of Steinaecker's Horse by D Diespecker
  • The Delegoa Bay Railway and the origin of Steinaecker's Horse by H.M.Jones
  • 'Doempie Cloete':A legend in his own time by L Wulfsohn
  • Sequel to Zwartkoppies; The skirmish at Vet River by D Y Saks
  • The 1st South African Light Tank Company: Personal reminiscences of the campaign in East Africa by M Centner
  • Vol 10 No 2 December 1995 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Paratrooping Pioneer:David McCombe, South Africa's first serving paratrooperby Col McGill Alexander
  • The Memoirs of Sergeant John Douglas, late of the 3rd Battalion,1st Royal Scots (Part Two) by Stan Monick
  • Dresden - Fifty years after the firestorm by Paul Grobbelaar
  • The Second Battle of Silkaatsnek: 2 August 1900 by Ian Copley
  • Anglo-Boer War Town Guard Forts in the Eastern Cape, 1901-1902 by Richard Tomlinson
  • Three 'Boerejode' and the South African War by David Saks
  • The Capt W F Faulds VC MC Centre: A New Museum Function Facility Dedicated to a South African First World War Hero by Graeme Swinney
  • Book reviews/Boekbesprekings
  • Vol 10 No 1 June 1995 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Wyk Gatsrand se rol in die militere aktiwiteite van die Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek deur E S van Eeden
  • The Memoirs of Sergeant John Douglas, late of the 3rd Battalion, 1st Royal Scots, (Part One) by S Monick
  • The Mystery of Lieutenant Pilkington, 1st Royal Dragoons by I B Copley
  • Harleys in Khaki: South Africa's Harley-Davidsons in the Second World War by E Mendel
  • The last casualty of the Anglo-Zulu War: Damage to the Anglo-Zulu War Memorial, Pietermaritzburg by M Coghlan
  • Skirmish at Zwartkoppies by D Y Saks
  • Obituary: The late W J P (Will) Carr by H W Kinsey
  • Soldiers without Reward: Africans in South Africa's Wars by J S Mohlamme
  • The Sinking of the SS Mendi, 21 February 1917.: A new museum display by G Swinney
  • Military History Society News
  • Vol 9 No 6 December 1994 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Kursk: The Great Soviet-German Armoured Clash - Was it one of the decisive battles of the Second World War? by G Swinney
  • Botched orders or insubordination - The battle of Berea revisited by D Y Saks
  • The other Vlakfontein - An action in the Anglo-Boer War, 3 July 1901 by J D Harris
  • British Intelligence operations in Mozambique in August 1900 by D D Diespecker
  • Book reviews/Boekbesprekings
  • Regimental Colours by R Henry
  • Vol 9 No 5 June 1994 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Major-General W H Evered Poole: 1902-1969 - Personal Retrospects by Major A B Theunissen
  • Die ontwikkeling van die rangstruktuur van die Boerekommando's, Deel 2:1834-1902 deur JJ Retief
  • In a Royal Navy Destroyer on D-Day: The experience of a young South African as recorded in his Midshipman's Journal by C Lawton and B Thomas
  • Book Reviews/Boekbesprekings
  • Patrolling over Kent - 28 November 1940 by A Speir
  • Portrait - Field Marshal J C Smuts over the Libyan Battlefield by A Sinclair
  • A dawn raid at Wonderfontein by D Y Saks
  • National Colours laid up at the Museum by J Keene
  • Vol 9 No 4 December 1993 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Ambush at Kalkheuwel Pass, 3 June 1900 by Prof I B Copley
  • Die ontwikkeling van die rangstruktuur van die Boerekommando's, Deel 1: 1715-1836 deur Kmdt JJ Retief, DWD, PhD
  • Book Reviews/Boekbesprekings
  • Uniforms of the Staatsartillerie: Influences and Developments by D Friend
  • The attack on Willowmore, 1 June 1901 by Don Diespecker
  • The key to Ladysmith by Gilles Teulie
  • A forgotten battle of the Frontier wars by D Y Saks
  • The Imperial War Museum publications: 77th Anniversary of the Battles of the Somme, 1916
  • Vol 9 No 3 June 1993 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • 'n Oorsig van die Militêre Fortifikasies van Pretoria deur A Meyer & Anton C van Vollenhoven
  • The Battle of Silkaatsnek - 11 July 1900 by I B Copley
  • Operation Primrose: The story of the Capture of the Enigma Cypher Machine from U110 by David Balme
  • Book Reviews/Boekbesprekings
  • Catalogue of Publications, Imperial War Museum
  • The Memorialists: Newcastle's Bid for Neutrality; 1881 by Mark Coghlan
  • Die Sluipoorlog in Suid-Afrika en China deur C de Jong
  • History of the Swiss in Southern Africa: Schiess, Christian Ferdinand by F Ernst and K Scheurer
  • SA Military History Society Activities/SA Vereniging vir Krygsgeskiedenis Aktiwiteite
  • Vol 9 No 2 December 1992 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • The South African Air Force in the Madagascar Campaign, 1942 by Col J A Clayton
  • The Anglo Boer War: The Medical Arrangements and Implications thereof during the British Occupation of Bloemfontein: March - August 1900 by S A Watt
  • Stalingrad, 1943 by J O E O Mahnke
  • Jimmy Craig - An Appreciation by Lionel Wulfsohn
  • Lawrence of Arabia: The Damascus Campaign by Prof. W D Maxwell-Mahon
  • 'God en die Mauser': Ben Viljoen - die vergete Boeregeneraal deur M S Coghlan
  • 'General Pienaar, tell your South African division they have done well' - General Montgomery 24 October 1942 by Major A B Theunissen MBE
  • Vol 9 No 1 June 1992 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • South Africa's Modern Long Tom by I B Greeff
  • Germany and the Holocaust: The subversion of a nation by S Calburn
  • The place of Natal Command in the history of world science by W Bergh, W Smith, W Botha, and M Laing
  • Kommandant Marie Georges Demange, Franse Militere Attache in Suid-Afrika, Februarie -Junie 1900 deur C de Jong
  • An unusual AngloBoer War Blockhouse in the remote Koue Bokkeveld District by Jos Johnson & Murray Bridgman
  • South African Posters in the Second World War by A Sinclair
  • The Story of a warship's Crest by F V Demartinis (ex SA 69947)
  • Book Reviews
  • Vol 8 No 6 December 1991 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • The Gallipoli Campaign by Professor WD Maxwell-Mahon
  • Obituary: Doctor Frank K Mitchell JCD
  • The skirmish at Senekal: The Battle of Biddulphsberg, May 1900 by SA Watt
  • The Brew goes on: The Story of 'the Blower' in Italian POW Camps by D D Brown
  • South African Prisoners of War on the long marches 1944 - 1945 by I B Greeff
  • Hendsoppers of the Rustenburg Commando by Lionel Wulfsohn
  • Book Reviews/Boekbesprekings
  • Coronel and the Falklands, 1914 by Capt (SAN) Ivor C Little
  • SA Military History Society Activities/SA Vereniging vir Krygsgeskiedenis Aktiwiteite
  • Vol 8 No 5 June 1991 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Delville Wood
  • The Erinpura: Basotho Tragedy by Norman Clothier
  • 'A Strange Medley of Filth and Confusion': The History of Waterloo Bay and the Fish River Mouth by Gill Vernon and Denver A Webb
  • Die Northern Border Police deur Dr Maritz Broodryk
  • The U-2 Incident by N C Smith BA, M Ed
  • The Siege of Leboho: South African Republic Fortifications in the Blouberg, Northern Transvaal by J A van Schalkwyk and S M Moifatswane
  • Book Reviews/Boekbesprekings
  • SA Military History Society Activities/SA Vereniging vir Krygsgeskiedenis Aktiwiteite
  • Vol 8 No 4 December 1990 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Historic Air Combat over Great Britain by Flt Lt Peter R Fox, RAFVR
  • The Aircraft of the Battle of Britain by J H A Speir
  • Tribute to 'The Few' - and 'The Many' by James Scott
  • One of the few - Pilot Officer J R S Oelofse by T M B Collins
  • South Africans in the Battle of Britain by Capt Dave Becker, SAAF Museum
  • The East African and Abyssinian Campaigns, 1941 - Premier Mine to Massawa by I S C McDonald
  • Lieutenant J A Roberts - Natal Native Horse, 1878-1879 by J J Hulme
  • Escaper's Paradise - A sojourn in war-time Switzerland (1939/45) by D D Brown
  • 'The Ripley News' - 'Latrinograms' and other news sources in a POW environment by D D Brown
  • Book Reviews/Boekbesprekings
  • S A Military History Activities/S A Vereniging vir Krygsgeskiedenis Aktiwiteite
  • Vol 8 No 3 June 1990 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Italy Revisited - 1958 by Lionel Wulfsohn
  • Adolf Schiel, Commandant of Johannesburg Fort, and the Fortress Artillery by J Robert Williams
  • German Aircraft Operations in East Prussia during August and September 1914 by J 0 E 0 Mahncke
  • Straf op Kommando gedurende die Anglo-Boereoorlog, 1899-1902 deur dr Fransjohan Pretorius
  • Incidents experienced by Robert Carr during Smuts' raid into the Cape Colony, September-December 1901 by Will Carr
  • Operation Chromite, MacArthur's Masterstroke by J H A Speir
  • Military Tactics and Technology within a context of Industrialism by P M Turner and R H Haigh
  • Hope Deferred: A Story of the Italian Armistice, 8 September 1943 by D D Brown
  • Morosi's Mountain 1879, A Royal Engineer's Report by J J Hulme
  • SA Military History Society Activities/SA Vereniging vir Krygsgeskiedenis Aktiwiteite
  • Vol 8 No 2 December 1989 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • A History of the use and development of Midget Submarines and 'Chariots' by J H A Speir
  • Cigarette Cards and South African Military History by Dr C Mazansky
  • A South African in France 1916/1917 by Russell Barratt
  • Harrismith - Part II by S A Watt
  • Piet Botha - A South African Patriot by Lionel Wulfsohn
  • Lecture Programme/Lesingprogram 1989
  • SA Military History Society Activities/SA Vereniging vir Krygsgeskiedenis Aktiwiteite
  • Vol 8 No 1 June 1989 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Obituary: Donald Forsyth by H W Kinsey
  • Harrismith by S A Watt
  • Zululand and the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) by A de V Minnaar
  • The Bambata Rebellion of 1906: Nkandla Operations and the Battle of Mome Gorge by KG Gillings, JCD
  • The First Allied Aerial Reconnaissance over Auschwitz during World War II by Richard Foregger, MD
  • Singapore 1942 - Symbol and Reality by Charles Cohen
  • Book Reviews/Boekbesprekings
  • New Book Information/Inligting oor Nuwe Boeke
  • SA Military History Society Activities/SA Vereniging vir Krygsgeskiedenis Aktiwiteite
  • Vol 7 No 6 December 1988 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • The Spanish Civil War: Politics, Poetry and People by Professor W D Maxwell-Mahon
  • Aerial Location of Fortifications of the Anglo Boer War 1899-1902 Using a Microlight Aircraft by D C Panagos and L Faber
  • Troop Sergeant Major Simeon Kambula, DCM, Natal Native Horse by Dr F K Mitchell, JCD
  • Jet Propulsion Development in German Combat Aircraft by J H A Speir
  • A Machine Gunner's Odyssey Through German East Africa: The Diary of E S Thompson Part 3 18 September 1916-26 February 1917
  • Tobruk - 1942. (Compiled and translated from the official War Diary of the German Supreme Command) by Jochen O E O Mahncke
  • Letters/Briewe
  • Book Review/Boekbespreking
  • S A Military History Society/S A Vereniging vir Krygsgeskiedenis
  • Vol 7 No 5 June 1988 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • A Machine Gunner's Odyssey Through German East Africa: The Diary of E S Thompson, Part 2. 25 May - 17 September 1916
  • The South African Military History Society: An Historical Outline by H.W.Kinsey
  • Die Veggeneraal van Colesberg: Hendrik Lategan en die Anglo-Boereoorlog, 1899-1902 deur Dr Andre Wessels
  • Adventures of a Medical Officer in the Persian Gulf: Kuwait 1961 by Professor I B Copley
  • Memorials to General Lukin by R R Langham Carter
  • Book Review/Boekbespreking
  • Letters/Briewe
  • S A Military History Society/S A Vereniging vir Krygsgeskiedenis
  • Vol 7 No 4 December 1987 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • A Machine Gunner's Odyssey Through German East Africa: The Diary of E S Thompson (Part 2)17 January - 24 May 1916
  • The Battle of the Nile - Circa 1190 B.C. by I Cornelius
  • Kommandant Jan Vorster, alias Jan Pieter Retief, Kaapse Rebel deur Dr P W Vorster DVD
  • Deelfontein by S A Watt
  • Book Review / Boekbespreking
  • Mr Ian Uys's article on Delville Wood: Corrigendum
  • S A Military History Society / S A Vereniging vir Krygsgeskiedenis
  • Vol 7 No 3 June 1987 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • A Machine Gunner's Odyssey Through German East Africa: The Diary of E S Thompson (Part 1) January 1916-February 1917
  • Horror Recollected in Tranquility: The Classic Memoirists of the Western Front - Blunden, Graves and Sassoon by S Monick
  • Graaff-Reinet and the Second Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) by A de V Minnaar
  • Into the Fire: A German Officer's Impression of the Western Front, 1917 by A Mahncke translated by J Mahncke
  • Churchill and Ladysmith by H W Kinsey
  • Major General Sir Henry Timson Lukin, KCB, CMG, DSO by Colonel B C Judd, OBE
  • Retirement of Col G R Duxbury, JCD, FSAMA, as Director of the SA National Museum of Military History
  • SA Military History Activities / S-A Vereniging vir Krygsgeskiedenis Aktiwiteite
  • Vol 7 No 2 December 1986 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • The South Africans at Delville Wood by I.S. Uys
  • The Battle of Vaalkrans: 5-7 February 1900 by S.A. Watt
  • Assault on Sicily by Jochen Mahnke
  • Keeping the Flag Flying by Stephen Dance
  • S.A. Military History Society/S.A. Vereniging vir Krygsgeskiedenis
  • Vol 7 No 1 June 1986 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • The 1917 Diary of 2/lt R.E. Stevenson by D.D. Hall
  • The Poet Under Fire - Four Poets of World War 1: Brooke, Grenfell, Sassoon, Owen by S. Monick
  • Above the Trenches by D.D. Hall
  • Heia Safari! by S. Bourquin
  • S.A. Military History Society/S-A Vereniging Vir Krygsgeskiedenis
  • Vol 6 No 6 December 1985 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • The Political Martyr: General Gordon and the Fall of Khartum by S. Monick
  • The German East Africa Campaign 1914-1918
  • Letters of Capt C.A. Hensley to his Father
  • Postmasburg en die Tweede Vryheidsoorlog deur P.H.R. Snyman, MA
  • The Helpmekaar Duel by Ken Gillings
  • Book Reviews / Boekbesprekings
  • Vol 6 No 5 June 1985 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Colonel A.W Durnford by S. Bourquin
  • Airborne Lifeline: the Royal Air Force in Action over Burma 1942-45 by P.R. Fox
  • Fort Tullichewan, Pretoria: an Exercise in Site Excavation and historical Research by R. Tomlinson
  • The First King's Dragoon Guards in South Africa, 1879-1881 by Elizabeth Cox
  • Lectures/Lesings
  • The Turning Point, 3rd July 1942: an eye-witness account by R.I. Cunningham
  • Vrystaatse Vlugtelinge in Basoetoland tydens die Anglo-Boereoorlog deur C.C. Eloff
  • Military History Society News
  • Vol 6 No 4 December 1984 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Gallipoli: The Landings of 25 April 1915 by S. Monick
  • The Problem of Munitions Supply in the First World War and its Effect on the Union Defence Force by J.L. Keene
  • The Convoy System and the Two Battles of the Atlantic (1914-18 and 1939-45) by I.T. Greig
  • Die Sewende Oosgrensoorlog: 'n Nuttige Dagboek deur J.S. Bergh D Phil
  • Memorandum Regarding the Discovery of the Late Prince Imperial's Uniform and Other Effects
  • S.A. Military History Society
  • Lecture Programme, January - December 1984
  • Book Reviews
  • Vol 6 No 3 June 1984 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • The Naval Struggle for the Dardanelles Straits by S. Monick
  • The South African Air Force in Korea: An Assessment by Professor D.M. Moore D.Litt et Phil
  • The American Reaction to Dien Bien Phu by N.C. Smith BA, M.Ed
  • Scotland the Brave by Dr A.M. Davey
  • The Medical Aspect of the Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902: Part II by Professor J.C. de Villiers MD, FRCS
  • Elands River: A Siege Which Possibly Changed the Course of History in South Africa by Lionel Wulfsohn
  • Book Review
  • Vol 6 No 2 December 1983 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • The Warsaw Airlift by Major J.L. van Eyssen, DFC
  • Governor Mauritz Pasque de Chavonnes and the First Military Uniforms at the Capeby D. Sleigh
  • An Escape Story by N.R. Cross
  • Die Beersheba-voorval, 23 Maart 1858 deur J.J. Bruwer, MA
  • Lecture Programme, July - December 1983
  • The Medical Aspect of the Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902: Part 1 by Professor J.C. de Villiers MD, FRCS
  • Book Reviews
  • S.A. Military History Society
  • Vol 6 No 1 June 1983 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • British Fieldworks of the Zulu Campaign of 1879 with special reference to Fort Eshowe by J.P.C. Laband
  • Military History Lectures: January - June 1983
  • Canadian Nurses in the South African Military Nursing Service: Some Reminiscences Forty Years Later by Charlotte S.M. Girard
  • Masada by W.J.P. Carr
  • The Lessons of Delville Wood by Ian S. Uys
  • The South African Irish: An Exemplar of the Military Traditions of the Irish in South Africa by Cmdt O.E.F. Baker, DWD
  • Naval Deeds of Valour by Land and Sea by S Monick
  • Military History Lectures: April - December 1982
  • Vol 5 No 6 December 1982 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • At the Call of King and Country by Major D.D. Hall
  • The Last Frontier War by Dr Philip Gon
  • Intombi Military Hospital by S.A. Watt
  • Princes Horse by Comdt J.J. Hulme JCD
  • They Mounted up as Eagles by Major D.P. Tidy
  • Rebellion in East Griqualand by F.M. Lonsdale
  • The Late Henry (Teddy) Winder by H.W. Kinsey
  • Vol 5 No 5 June 1982 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Farewell to D P Tidy
  • The Anglo-Zulu War as Depicted in Soldiers' Letters by Frank Emery
  • The Grenade with Instant Fame by O.E.F. Baker, DWD
  • Flying High: The Story of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force 1939-1945 by Marjorie Egerton Bird and Molly Botes
  • Positive and Negative: The Awards of the First South African War of Independence 1880-1881 by S. Monick
  • A Personal Collection of War Medals and Decorations by F.K. Mitchell
  • Editors' Letter Box
  • Book Reviews
  • SA Military History Society Activities
  • Vol 5 No 4 December 1981 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • The Imperial Strategist: Jan Christiaan Smuts and British Military Policy, 1917 - 1918 by Professor David R. Woodward
  • Sykes and Tulloch - Pioneer Researchers into Sickness and Mortality Rates amongst British Army Personnel in the mid-19th Century by P. H. Butterfield
  • The Kenilworth Castle Incident, 1918
  • The Dust of Conflict by Julian Orford
  • East Coast Rescue during World War II by Allan J. Nathan
  • Editors' Letter Box
  • Book Reviews
  • Museum News
  • Vol 5 No 3 June 1981 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Brush Warfare by L.T. Burrage
  • The Active Defence after Isandlwana: British Raids Across the Buffalo, March-May 1879 by P.S. Thompson
  • The French Period at the Cape, 1781-1783: a report on Excavations at Conway Redoubt by Andrew B. Smith
  • The Third Man: Willy Truck and the German Air Effort in South West Africa in World War I by S Monick
  • Stratford Edward St. Leger: An Artist of the South African War of 1899-1902 by R.R. Langham Carter
  • Was 'Sos' Cohen South Africa's oldest fighting 'Retread'? by Major D.P. Tidy
  • The Battle of Congella by F.M. Lonsdale
  • Editor's Letter Box
  • Book Reviews
  • S.A. Military History Society Activities
  • Vol 5 No 2 December 1980 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Colour photographs and cover picture
  • Die Stryd tussen Boer en Brit in Transvaal deur prof. M.C. van Zyl
  • The Battle of Bronkhorstspruit by G.R. Duxbury
  • The Artillery of the First Anglo-Boer War 1880-1881 by Major D.D. Hall
  • Firearms and Firepower, First War of Independence, 1880-1881 by Felix Machanik
  • The Battle of Laingsnek, 28 January 1881 by G.R. Duxbury
  • The Battle of Schuinshoogte, 8 February 1881 by G.R. Duxbury
  • The Battle of Majuba, 27 February 1881 by G.R. Duxbury
  • The Battle of Majuba: Telegrams of 27 February 1881 compiled by Rob Jordan
  • The Siege of Pretoria, 1880-1881 by Rob Jordan
  • Nourse's Horse at Elandsfontein Ridge, 16 January 1881 by H.W. Kinsey
  • The Siege of Potchefstroom, 16 December 1880 - 21 March 1881 by Julian Orford
  • The Besieged Towns of the First Boer War, 1880-1881 by M. Gough Palmer
  • Vol 5 No 1 June 1980 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Myths of the Battle of Britain by Major D.P. Tidy
  • A Letter from the Heat of the Battle of Britain by Sergeant G.D. Bushell
  • Looking Back by Commandant R.M. Fenhalls
  • HMS Titania 1917-1918 by G. Hawthorne
  • The Lonely Graves of Zululand by H.W. Kinsey
  • Some Aspects of Night Bombing Over Europe. Part II by R.E. Hardy
  • Book Reviews
  • Museum News
  • S.A. Military History Society Activities
  • Vol 4 No 6 December 1979 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Some Aspects of Night Bombing over Europe by R.E. Hardy
  • Who was Magersfontein's 'Young Unknown Scottish Bugler'? by Fiona Barbour
  • Firepower and Firearms in the Zulu War of 1879 by Major (Dr) Felix Machanik
  • An Army in Transition by S. Monick
  • The Problem of Purchase Abolition in the British Army 1856-1862 by Carl G. Slater
  • Book Reviews by G.R. Duxbury
  • S.A. Military History Society
  • Vol 4 No 5 June 1979 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • The Battle of Italeni by Ian S. Uys
  • Profile of an Army. The Colonial and Imperial Forces of the Zulu War of 1879 by S. Monick
  • Squares in the Zulu War by Major D.D. Hall
  • Die verslag van Suster Elin Lindblom oor die Skandinawiese Ambulans in die Tweede Anglo-Boere-oorlog deur C. de Jong
  • The Identity of Major A - by R.R. Langham Carter
  • With Assegai and Rifle by H.L. Hall
  • Museum News
  • Book Reviews
  • Vol 4 No 4 December 1978 - Zulu War Centenary Issue SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Colour photographs and cover picture
  • The Anglo-Zulu War of 1879 - Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift by G.A. Chadwick, B.A., B.Com
  • The Medals of the Zulu War 11th January to 1st September 1879 by Capt F.K. Mitchell, JCD, SAMC
  • The Zulu Military Organization and the Challenge of 1879 by Cmdt S. Bourquin, DWD
  • Artillery in the Zulu War - 1879 by Major D.D. Hall
  • Inyezane, Gingindlovu and the Relief of Eshowe by Ken Gillings
  • S.A. Military History Society Activities
  • Vol 4 No 3 June 1978 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • The Naval Guns in Natal 1899-1902 by Major D.D. Hall
  • History of No 2 Squadron, SAAF, in the Korean War by Col P.M.J. McGregor, SM
  • British Bronze Medals of World War I by D.R. Forsyth
  • The Nuremberg Raid by Wing Cdr F. Lord, DFC, & Flight Lt P. Fox
  • The 45th Regiment of Foot: its progress from the 56th to the Worcestershire & Sherwood Foresters by Major A.C.M. Tyrrell
  • Commemoration of South African Servicemen who died in the two World Wars by Commonwealth War Graves Commission
  • Museum News
  • Editor's Letter Box
  • S.A. Military History Society Activities
  • Book Reviews
  • Vol 4 No 2 December 1977 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • 5th Mountain Battery, South African Mounted Riflemen, a narrative of the Right Section by J.G. Maker
  • Lt William Godwin O'Reilly, DTD - Vrystaat Artillerie! by Ian S. Uys
  • The Demise of the Legion of Frontiersmen in Africa by Major T. Cushny, LMSM
  • The Legend of the Flowers by J.G. Orford
  • Tribute to Major-General Orde Charles Wingate, DSO and bar by Reg C. Poultney
  • Battle of the Falkland Islands by Lt-Cdr A.G. McEwan, RN (Retd)
  • The late Col D.E. Peddle
  • Museum News
  • Book Reviews
  • Editor's Letter-Box
  • S.A. Military History Society Activities
  • Vol 4 No 1 June 1977 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Long Cecil - The gun made in Kimberley during the Siege by D.E. Peddle
  • Bicycles in the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902 by D.R. Maree
  • For the sake of five wagon-loads of flour - De Wet versus Broadwood by F. Pretorius
  • 5th Mountain Battery, South African Mounted Riflemen, a narrative of the Right Section by J.G. Maker
  • Museum News/Nuus
  • Editor's Letter-Box
  • Book Reviews
  • Vol 3 No 6 December 1976 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • South African Air Aces of World War II by D.P. Tidy
  • Die walaer in verskillende lande en tydperke by C. de Jong
  • An Historic 12-pr Muzzle-loading Naval Gun by Darrell D. Hall
  • The Krag-Jorgensen Rifle of the Anglo-Boer War by B.M. Berkovitch
  • The Diary of a Doctor's Wife during the Siege of Kimberley (Part III) by Winifred Heberden
  • A Boer Family by Ian S. Uys
  • Editor's Letter-Box
  • Imperial Yeomanry Hospital and Cemetery at Deelfontein
  • Book Reviews
  • S.A. Military History Society Activities
  • Vol 3 No 5 June 1976 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Should the strategy of Lord Roberts be judged by the victory at Paardeberg or by the subsequent delay at Bloemfontein? by 'Cuidich 'n Righ'
  • Hottentot Regiments at the Cape during the First British Occupation, 1795-1803 by J. de Villiers
  • Artillery and anti-tank defence by Hans-Justus Kreker
  • The Diary of a Doctor's Wife, Part II, by Winifred Heberden with annotations by D.E. Peddle
  • Was Captain Rosamund Everard-Steenkamp the first woman in the World to fly a jet? by Rev. C. Scott Shaw.
  • Ammunition - Part II, 9-Pr 8cwt RML by D.D. Hall
  • Waterloo - l8 June 1815 by D.L. Peddle
  • Archaeology of the 1880-1881 Potchefstroom Fort, report on materials recovered by J. Keene
  • S.A. Military History Society Activities
  • Sapper Alfred Robert Willemse, The late. Tribute to
  • Book reviews
  • Editor's Letter-box
  • Imperial Yeomanry Hospital and Cemetery at Deelfontein
  • Vol 3 No 4 December 1975 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • The Diary of a Doctor's Wife during the Siege of Kimberley October 1899 to February 1900 by Winifred Heberden
  • Ammunition: 15-pr 7cwt BL by D.D. Hall
  • Archaeology of the 1880 - 1881 Fort, Potchefstroom by R.J. Mason
  • Baron Richard von Stutterheim by J.H. French and H.W. Kinsey
  • Major Barr's Pilgrimage, Part II, by Ken Gillings
  • Museum News/Museum Nuus
  • Book Reviews/Boekbesprekings
  • Drill Hall at Keiskammashoek by D.S. Augustus
  • Editor's Letter-box/Redakteurs-posbus
  • Vol 3 No 3 June 1975 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • The Pandour Corps at the Cape during the rule of the Dutch East India Company by J. de Villiers
  • Potchefstroom en die Eerste Vryheidsoorlog, 16 Desember 1880 tot 21 Maart 1881 deur G.N. van den Bergh
  • South Africa's role in the development and use of Radar in World War II by F.J. Hewitt
  • Should the strategy of Lord Roberts be judged by the victory at Paardeberg or by the subsequent delay at Bloemfontein? by Ernest Gilman
  • Major Barr's Pilgrimage - an old Warrior revisits his Anglo-Boer War Battlefields (part 1) by Ken Gillings
  • King George VI Coronation Medal 1937 - Supplement to the nominal roll of recipients published in this journal Vol.2 No.2, Dec. 1971 by W Mc E Bissett
  • S.A. Military History Society Activities/S.A. Krygshistoriese Vereniging Aktiwiteite
  • Battlefield lecture tour - Elandslaagte - breakthrough to Ladysmith via Hart's Hill and Pietershoogte - various aspects of the siege and defence of Ladysmith by A.B. Theunissen
  • Museum News/Nuus
  • Book Reviews/Boekbesprekings
  • Vol 3 No 2 December 1974 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • The Battles of the Little Big Horn and Isandhlwana / Rorke's Drift - A comparative analysis of by R. G Murchison III
  • German Guns of World War I in South Africa by Darrell D. Hall
  • Fort Amiel by H. W. Kinsey
  • Secret Service in the South African Republic, 1895-1900 by G. N. van den Bergh
  • The Prince Imperial by Alf Wade
  • A Chaplain in the Boer War by D. F. Gibbs
  • The Gin Palace by the G II ( A. B. Theunissen )
  • Notes on the Kaffrarian Volunteers by J. J. Hulme
  • Editor's Letter-box / Redakteursposbus
  • S.A. Military History Society's activities / S.A. Krygshistoriese Vereniging se aktiwiteite
  • Book Reviews / Boekbesprekings
  • Vol 3 No 1 June 1974 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • George Armstrong Custer and the Battle of the Little Big Horn by R. Murchison
  • The Hands-Uppers by V. E. Solomon
  • Mystery Shell by Fiona Barbour
  • Sir Harry Smith by Andrew L. Harington
  • St. Helena is a Tiny Island by J. H. Schoeman
  • Editor's Letter-box / Redakteursposbus
  • Book Reviews / Boekbesprekings
  • S.A. Military History Society's activities,1974 / S.A. Krygshistoriese Vereniging se aktiwiteite,1974
  • Vol 2 No 6 December 1973 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Sekukuni Wars, The (Part II) by H. W. Kinsey
  • South African Air Aces of World War II - No.9 by D. P. Tidy
  • Field Artillery of the British Army, 1860-1960 (Part 111,1914-1960) by D. D. Hall
  • Frederick Hitch and the Defence of Rorke's Drift by M. Boucher
  • Sansom's Horse by F. K. Mitchell
  • Role of the Indian Army at the end of the Eighteenth Century by Edward Ingram
  • Book Reviews / Boekbesprekings
  • Editor's Letter-box / Redakteursposbus
  • S.A. Military History Society / S.A. Krygshistoriese Vereniging
  • Dingaanstat - Ulundi - Hlobane - Kambula - N'tombi Spruit - Lancaster Hill, a visit to
  • Vol 2 No 5 June 1973 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Studies in the Generalship of the Boer Commanders by C.J.Barnard
  • Field Artillery of the British Army, 1860-1960 (Part II, 1900-1914) by D. D. Hall
  • Koolhoven F.K.46 - the only Dutch built aircraft to serve with the SAAF by A. Blake
  • Thompson, Major C. R., DFC - Obituary by D. P. Tidy
  • Sekukuni Wars, The by H. W. Kinsey
  • Cape Colonial Volunteer Corps (Part II) by J. J. Hulme
  • Imperial Garrison of Natal, The by R. G. Crossley
  • Editor's Letter-box / Redakteursposbus
  • S.A. Military History Society / S.A. Krygshistoriese Vereniging
  • Book reviews / Boekbesprekings
  • Vol 2 No 4 December 1972 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • The Silver Highlander by D. E. Peddle
  • Field Artillery of the British Army, 1860-1960 (Part I) by Darrell D. Hall
  • General Douglas MacArthur by F. E. Wagoner
  • Operation Ipumbu by J. B. Kriegler
  • Cape Colonial Volunteer Corps, by J. J. Hulme
  • "The Wopse" by L. A. Crook
  • Die Rijnbrug by Arnhem: Kaptein J. Groenewoud se Optrede in September 1944 by Jan Ploeger
  • Museum News
  • S.A. Military History Society Activities
  • Visit to Cetshwayo's Grave and Mome Gorge by Ken Gillings
  • Editor's Letter-box
  • Book Reviews
  • Vol 2 No 3 June 1972 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • The South African Army College by Neville Gomm
  • Guns in South Africa 1899 - 1902: Parts V and VI by Darrell Hall
  • J. P. H. Crowe First South African Born Recipient of the Victoria Cross by John Phillips
  • Die Monument te Waterloo deur Jan Ploeger
  • Draft Volunteer Regulations in the Cape Colony 1861 by J.J. Hulme
  • Carry on Doctors by Julian Orford
  • South Africa's Electronic Shield by Neville Gomm
  • Bars and Medals by K. R. Gibbs
  • Queen's South Africa Medal with 10 bars by G. R. Duxbury
  • Museum News
  • Editor's Letter-box
  • S.A. Military History Society Activities
  • Visit to Isandhlwana - Rorke's Drift - Blood River battlefields by John Ball
  • Vol 2 No 2 December 1971 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Guns in South Africa, 1899-1902: Parts III and IV by Darrell Hall
  • Die Monument te Heiligerlee deur Jan Ploeger
  • The Saga of Old "250" The South African Air Force's First Multi-engined Aircraft by Arthur Blake
  • The German Commando in the South African War, 1899-1902 by Neville Gomm
  • A Carbineer Remembers by R. E. Stevenson
  • South African Air Aces of World War II No.8 in the seriesSouth African Air Aces of World War 11 by D. P. Tidy
  • The Verdict of History Reflections on the possible influence of "Siener" van Rensburg's visions on Gen. J. H. "Koos" de la Rey and some of the results by J. G. Orford
  • Nominal Roll of SA. Defence Force Recipients of the King George VI Coronation Medal 1937 by W. McE. Bisset
  • The Battle of Trekkoppies by Doreen Barfield
  • Museum News
  • Editor's Letter-box
  • S.A. Military History Society Activities
  • The Bronkhorstspruit Excursion September 1971 by J. L. Keene
  • Vol 2 No 1 June 1971 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • General Botha in the Spioenkop Campaign, January 1900 by C. J. Barnard
  • Guns in South Africa, 1899-1902 by D. D. Hall
  • Operation Rose - The only amphibious landing by South African Forces at war Madagascar, 1942 told by Lt-Col. C. L. Engelbrecht and Capt. W. J. McKenzie. Edited by D. S. Fourie
  • The Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry (Prince of Wales' Own) by Doreen Barfield
  • Notes on the Burgher Commandos in the 7th Kaffir War 1846-1847 by J. J. Hulme
  • Itala - Monument to Valour by M. C. Carter
  • Gallant Gentlemen, 1855-1865 - The Cape Colony Volunteers of a century ago by J. J. Hulme
  • Book Reviews
  • Editor's Letterbox
  • Vol 1 No 7 December 1970 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • General Botha at the Battle of Colenso, 15 December 1899, by C. J. Barnard
  • General Botha's own report on the Battle of Colenso by C. J. Barnard
  • Colours in the Sky, Part II- The S.E.5a by Arthur Blake (illustrated by Robert H. Wishart)
  • The Victoria Cross by Ian S. Uys (revised and edited by Helen Hansmeyer)
  • Monumente wat tot ons spreek deur Jan Ploeger
  • South African Air Aces of World War II by D. P. Tidy
  • Gallipoli: then and now by R. J. Southey
  • Tribute to the late Major R. J. Southey, ED by E. S. Thompson
  • Tribute to the late Major G. Tylden, ED by J. J. Hulme
  • Commandant P. H. Kritzinger in the Cape, Dec. 1900-Dec. 1901 by Neville Gomm
  • Linden Bradfield Webster's Reminiscences of the Siege of Mafeking edited by Selby Webster
  • Book Reviews
  • Editor's Letter-box
  • South Africans in the Battle of Britain by D. P. Tidy
  • Museum News
  • S.A. Military History Society Activities
  • Vol 1 No 6 June 1970 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • South Vietnam Profit or Loss? by Bryan Chilvers
  • Vietnam Another View by Andrew L. Harington
  • South African Air Aces of World War II by Doug Tidy
  • Poet's Corner
  • Colours in the Sky by Arthur Blake
  • Monumente wat tot ons spreek deur dr. Jan Ploeger
  • The History of NATO and the Warsaw Pact by Neil D. Orpen
  • "For Valour" at Fugitives' Drift by Doreen Barfield (revised and edited by R. J. Southey)
  • The Albany Levy of 1822-1825 by Neville Gomm
  • Military Veterinary Services in South Africa by D. O. Stratford
  • Book Reviews
  • Museum News
  • Editor's Letter Box
  • S.A. Military History Society Activities
  • Vol 1 No 5 December 1969 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Belangrike getuienis oor die Suid-Afrikaanse Lugmag deur dr. Jan Ploeger
  • Poets' Corner
  • The Capture of Lotter's Commando by H. W. Kinsey
  • South African Air Aces of World War II by D.P. Tidy
  • Air Umbrella - Dieppe by Michael Schoeman
  • Basutoland Roll of Honour 1851-1881 by Major G. Tylden, ED
  • The Journal of Lt.-Col. John Scott
  • Verdere bydrae tot die reeks van ,,Monumente wat tot ons spreek" deur dr. Jan Ploeger
  • British, 19th Century, 16 Pounder Muzzle Loading Brass Mortar by Felix Machanik
  • The Commando Act of the Orange Free State Republic by Neville Gomm
  • Book Reviews
  • A South African War (?) Ambulance Wagon
  • From the Honorary Editor
  • South African Military History Society
  • Badge design
  • Message from Chairman
  • Activities/Aktiwiteite
  • Vol 1 No 4 June 1969 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • From the Honorary Editors
  • Medal to the Johannesburg Vrijwilliger Corps, 1894-1899 (D. R Forsyth)
  • S.A. National War Museum honoured by Field Marshal Montgomery
  • Die "Victory" 'n Beroemde Britse Oorlogskip (Komdt. Dr. J. Ploeger)
  • Military Memorials in St. George's Cathedral, Cape Town
  • Cape Colony Volunteer Units, 1877-79 (Major J. J. Hulme)
  • Visit by General Mark W. Clark
  • The Surrender of Potchefstroom, 1881 (R. Jordan)
  • Military Provisions of the Constitution of the Orange Free State Republic (N. Gomm)
  • Italian P.O.W. in South Africa (Medical Services) (Lt. Col. L. Blumberg)
    Addendum placed in September 2005: The Italians and the Voortrekker Monument by Estelle Pretorius
  • South African Air Aces of World War II (Sqn. Ldr. D. P. Tidy)
  • From Playing Field to Parade Ground-Record of King Edward VII School Johannesburg: History of Cadet Training and Roll of Honour (P. Digby)
  • Further Notes on Early Rhodesian Military Units (N. Gomm)
  • Naval Ships move overland up Africa (Comdt. D. O. Stratford)
  • The Elswick Guns (Major L. A. Crook)
  • Battle of Boomplaats, Arthur Murray and the, (R. Langham-Carter)
  • Tour of Schuinshoogte, Laings Nek and Majuba Battlefields (Comdt. B. G. Simpkins)
  • Regiment De Meuron (Komdt. Dr. J. Ploeger)
  • Cape Field Artillery - Missing Trophies
  • Tribute to late Major-General W. H. Evered Poole, CB, CBE, DSO Lieutenant-General Geo. E. Brink, CB,CBE, DSO
  • Photograph from book review
  • Book Reviews: "The South African Forces, World War II - East African and Abyssinian Campaigns"
  • Addresses given at the Society's Monthly Meetings
    AND Programme of Addresses scheduled for monthly meetings up to end of 1969
  • Vol 1 No 3 December 1968 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Message from Don R. Forsyth, Chairman
  • From the Hon. Editors
  • A comparative study of strategy in bantu tribal warfare during the 19th century
  • The office of Secretary for Defence
  • South African Air Aces, 1939-1945
  • Tribute to the late Brigadier C. E. Borain, DSO, MC, VD, ED
  • The Sudwestafrika Denkmunze and the South West African Campaigns of 1903-08
  • Monumente wat tot ons spreek deur dr. Jan Ploeger
  • Irregular units of the 7th Kaffir War, 1846-47
  • Huldeblyk aan wyle Brigadier C. E. Borain, DSO, MC, VD, DB
  • Ponies in Warfare by Maj G Tylden
  • More about the Horse in War by G Duxbury
  • H.M.S.A.S. Southern Maid
  • Conducted tour of Potchefstroom Area
  • Lecture programme
  • Vol 1 No 2 June 1968 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • The South African National War Museum Looks Ahead
  • From the Editor
  • Die Verhaal van Kaptein I. V. J. Pyott, DSO
  • The Battle of Waterloo
  • Die Ontwikkeling van die Begrip Geskiedenis en die Studie van Militêre Geskiedenis
  • Dodecanese Disaster and the Battle of Simi
  • Modderfontein Dinamietfabriek in Die Tweede Vryheidsoorlog
  • Some Notes on the South African Military Nursing Services
  • Pro Merito Medal
  • Melrose House, Pretoria
  • The Passing of the Vickers .303 Medium Machine Gun
  • South African Air Aces of World War II
  • Dekoratie Voor Trouwe Dienst (Part 2)
  • Unit Colours of the Natal Militia Reserves
  • Early Rhodesian Military Units (Part 2)
  • Further Notes on Early Rhodesian Units and Early Rhodesia's Weapons
  • Changes in Ranks and Designations in the South African Defence Force
  • Notes on the Grahamstown Volunteer Horse Artillery 1877-1879
  • The Red Coat of the British Army on Active Service
  • H.M.S.A.S. Imhoff by Neville Gomm
  • Addresses given at the Society's monthly meetings to date
  • Programme of addresses scheduled up to end of 1968
  • Vol 1 No 1 December 1967 SA ISSN 0026-4016

  • Introduction by Lt.-Gen. G. E. Brink, C.B., C.B.E., D.S.O.
  • Message from Comdt. G. R. Duxbury, Director, S.A. National War Museum
  • Message from the Chairman of the Society
  • From the Editor
  • The S.A. National War Museum Celebrates its 25th Birthday (1942-1967)
  • South Africans of Seventy-Four
  • Die Beleg van Potchefstroom
  • Dekoratie Voor Trouwe Dienst.
  • Die Slag van Spioenkop deur Kaptein N.L.Lemmer
  • Forty-Seven Years after Spioenkop
  • Italian P.O.W. in South Africa, 1941-1947
  • Military Medical Services in the Old Transvaal Republic
  • The only South African to win the Conspicuous Gallantry Medal (World War II)
  • Military History Brevities
  • Poets' Corner/Digtershoek
  • Junior Members' Corner Junior Lede se Hoekie
  • Early Rhodesian Military Units
  • Early Rhodesia's Weapons
  • The South African Corps of Marines
  • The Tragedy of Captain Hughes
  • Louw Wepener Medal
  • Order of Precedence of Orders, Decorations and Medals
  • Did you know?
  • Military Memorials in St. Georges Cathedral
  • A word about the Society
  • Members of the Society receive a copy of each issue of the current Journal upon publication


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