Unlike certain other governments, the South Africans know a bit of history when they see it and have preserved all the Buccaneers that were left when they were finally retired! Above is 412, mounted on a plinth outside the living quarters at the Waterkloof base that was home to the Buccaneers of 24 squadron. Initially 412 was mounted with gear down, banked to one side and in a nose-down attitud...
On the highest point of the park, on the Monolith Plateau, rise circular stairs towards the Monolith. The figural part, with 121 figures, is 14.12 m and the total height, including the plinth, is 17.3 m high. The Monolith was carved from one single granite block, hence the name (mono: one, litho: stone).The autumn of 1926 a granite block weighing hundreds of tons was trans...
This is the large monument to Admiral Lord Collingwood (1750 - 1810) who was Admiral Nelson’s second in command at the Battle of Trafalgar, Oct 21st. 1805.
Cuthbert, Admiral Lord Collingwood (1750-1810) was born in Newcastle and educated there.
He entered into the Royal Navy at the age of 11 and rose to become 2nd in command of the British fleet at the Battle of Trafalgar. His fa...
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