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Battle of Britain Display


The Lt Gen A M L Masondo library, archives and photo archives has a unique collection of over
70 000 books, periodicals, primary archival material and photographs. Pre-arranged bookings for viewing archival files and photographs must be made.  Identity books must be shown before any viewing can take place.

Interviews with military veterans are conducted in the library as part of an ongoing oral history collection project.

Services provided by the Information Centre for a fee include

  • Photocopy facilities
  • Prints or scans of photographs
  • Reading room

Take note

  • This is not a lending library.
  • No service records of South Africans in the First and Second World Wars and the Border War are held here.  These are available at the SA National Defence Force Documentation centre.  You can contact them at .

No service records of British soldiers who fought in the Anglo Boer War are kept.  These are available from the National Archives in the United Kingdom.  You may visit their website at