International Workers’ Day (1 May)
In 1889, a meeting of the Marxist International Socialist Congress chose 1 May as the date to commemorate the Haymarket Massacre (4 May 1886).
AMERICAN TANK DETROYERS
When the Second World War started, the German armoured forces, consisting of tanks, armoured cars and half-tracks brushed aside any opposition with impunity.
The People, History, Development and Use of the Famous Rolls-Royce Meteor Engine
In 1906 Rolls-Royce manufactured a luxury 6-cylinder car, Silver Ghost. In 1907 the Silver Ghost was declared ‘The Best Car in the World’.
NEWSPAPER HEADLINE BILLBOARDS OF THE RAND DAILY MAIL
Newspaper headlines are used to quickly draw attention to important stories. They are usually written in a term called headlinese.
COMPARISON BETWEEN THE FAL AND THE AK 47
Kalashnikov was now more determined to design the ultimate rifle. In 1946 he submitted a modified rifle of his previous design with stamped receiver and a 30 round box magazine.
M10 Tank Destroyers in South African Service
The establishment tables for an infantry division called for 24 000 men. The Union Defence Forces were always short of men to volunteer to serve in the “teeth arms”.
Manufacturer, Owners and Custodians of The Museum’s Pistola, Automatica Beretta Modello 1934 Serial № 713860
The DITSONG: National Museum of Military History in Johannesburg, South Africa owns a Beretta Model 1934 semi-automatic pistol with a chequered provenance.
The Symbolic Elements of the Regimental Emblem of the Regiment Potchefstroom Universiteit
The Regiment Potchefstroom Universiteit (RPU) is a reserve artillery regiment of the South African Army. The RPU traces back its origin to 1946 August, when it was raised up as the 1 Observation Battery.
THE BADGES OF THE KING CETSHWAYO ARTILLERY REGIMENT (K.C.A.R) FORMERLY THE NATAL FIELD ARTILLERY (N.F.A).
This unit is a reserve artillery regiment of the South African Army. It has a noble history dating back to 1855 when it was raised as the artillery company of the Durban Volunteer Guard.
76.2mm DIVISIONAL FIELD GUN MODEL 1942 (USSR AND THE PEOPLE`S REPUBLIC OF CHINA)
The 76 mm Divisional gun M1942 (ZiS-3) was a Soviet 76.2 mm Divisional gun used during the Second World War.