By: Mpho Khalo, Junior Curator - DITSONG: National Museum of Military History Introduction Camouflage uniforms are clothing items designed to help the wearers blend into their surroundings in order to avoid detection. They are commonly worn by military personnel in the army. The camouflage
By: Michael Tobolo, Junior Curator - DITSONG: National Museum of Military History Introduction The Olifant tank was locally developed and produced by the Olifant Manufacturing Company. The Olifant was developed in 1976 with some help from Israel and first entered service with
By: Tinyeko Captain Ndhlovu - Curator: Insignia, Memorial Plaques, Postal History, Indigenous Military History, DITSONG: National Museum of Military History Shaka Zulu is still considered a great military genius, nation-builder, and Zulu kingdom founder-king who ruled from circa 1816 - 1828.
By: Ntebaleng G. Tlailane, Junior Curator (Mix Media, Technological and Toys Collections) - DITSONG: National Museum of Cultural History Creating a link between an object and its associated information According to the International Council of Museums (ICOM) every item in a museum
By: Frank Teichert, Curator – DITSONG: National Museum of Cultural History The geta is a traditional form of Japanese footwear that resembles both clogs and flip-flops. They are a kind of sandal with an elevated wooden base held onto the foot
By: Mariana Zdara, Snr Conservator, DITSONG: National Museum of Cultural History Die wêreld se eerste relatief permanente foto is in 1827 deur Joshep Nicephore Niepce (1795-1833), ‘n offisier in die Franse weermag en vloot, ontwikkel. Portret van Joseph Niepce, ‘n Franse uitvinder