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Solifuges : The Ultimate Superhero

By Tharina Bird, Curator General Entomology DITSONG: National Museum of Natural History I asked a friend what she knows about...
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Solifuges : The Ultimate Superhero
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The People, History, Development and Use of the Famous Rolls-Royce Meteor Engine

BY RICHARD HENRY DITSONG NATIONAL MUSEUM OF MILITARY HISTORY DATE: 23 March 2019 WORDS:  4101 words   People make a...
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A FIGHT FOR EQUAL RIGHTS ENDING IN BLOODSHED: REMEMBERING SHARPEVILLE MASSACRE AND ITS AFTERMATHS

Motsane Getrude Seabela, Curator Anthropology, DITSONG: National Museum of Cultural History  In 1910 South Africa adopted its first constitution that...
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AMERICAN TANK DETROYERS

Leading to the M10 TANK DESTROYER Development and use in United States and British Commonwealth Service By Richard Henry Date:...
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A TRIBUTE TO DR C.K (“BOB”) BRAIN

Lazarus Kgasi, Junior Curator, DITSONG: National Museum of Natural History. Beginnings and early career history Charles Kimberly (“Bob”) Brain (see...
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AROUND THE CAMPFIRE WITH ARCHAEOLOGY

By Frank Teichert, Curator Archaeology and Human Remains, DITSONG: National Museum of Cultural History   When sitting around the campfire...
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COMPARRISON BETWEEN THE FAL AND THE AK 47

HOW DOES THE THE AUTOMAT KALASHNIKOVA (AK-47) ASSAULT RIFLE COMPARE WITH THE FN FAL / R1 BATTLE RIFLE USED BY...
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NEWSPAPER HEADLINE BILLBOARDS OF THE RAND DAILY MAIL

Telling the story of events surrounding South Africa’s Entry into the Second World War 1939 – 1945 Allan Sinclair Ditsong...
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Fossils and the evidence they provide: the tale of SK 54 and SK 349.

By Dr Mirriam Tawane, Curator Palaeontology, DITSONG: National Museum of Natural History (DNMNH)   Fossils are regarded as heritage and...
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A TRIBUTE TO DR C.K (“BOB”) BRAIN

Lazarus Kgasi, Junior Curator, DITSONG: National Museum of Natural History. Beginnings and early career history Charles Kimberly (“Bob”) Brain (see...
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THE BADGES OF THE KING CETSHWAYO ARTILLERY REGIMENT (K.C.A.R) FORMERLY THE NATAL FIELD ARTILLERY (N.F.A).

Tinyeko Captain Ndhlovu Ditsong National Museum Military History January 2021 This unit is a reserve artillery regiment of the South...
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M10 Tank Destroyers in South African Service

By Richard Henry Words:  6308 Date: 29/03/2021 A BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO 6 SA ARMOURED DIVISION The establishment tables for an...
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The Symbolic Elements of the Regimental Emblem of the Regiment Potchefstroom Universiteit.

Tinyeko Captain Ndhlovu Ditsong National Museum of Military History March 2021 Introduction The Regiment Potchefstroom Universiteit (RPU) is a reserve...
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Manufacturer, Owners and Custodians of The Museum’s Pistola, Automatica Beretta Modello 1934 Serial № 713860

By Richard Henry Date: 11 February 2021 Words:  3 971   Introduction The Ditsong National Museum of Military History in...
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THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (CAR) ON THE EIGHTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF BANGUI (22-24 MARCH 2013)

David Rilley-Harris Ditsong: National Museum of Military History March 2021 Introduction   Eight years after the Battle of Bangui Wikipedia’s...
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THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (CAR) ON THE EIGHTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF BANGUI (22-24 MARCH 2013)

David Rilley-Harris Ditsong: National Museum of Military History March 2021   Introduction   Eight years after the Battle of Bangui...
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THE FIRST YEAR AFTERMATH OF THE BATTLE OF BANGUI (22-24 MARCH 2013) IN THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (CAR)

David Rilley-Harris Ditsong National Museum of Military History January 2021   Introduction   The Battle of Bangui was fought between...
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76.2mm DIVISIONAL FIELD GUN MODEL 1942 (USSR AND THE PEOPLE`S REPUBLIC OF CHINA)

Michael Tobolo Junior Curator DNMMH 2021.               An example of the field gun on...
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Mbilamutondo, the VhaVenda Xylophone

                 Motsane Getrude Seabela               Curator Anthropology, DITSONG: National Museum of Cultural History...
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Zoonotic diseases and the value of natural history voucher specimens and collaborative research

Teresa Kearney, Curator Small Mammals, DITSONG: National Museum of Natural History (DNMNH) During this COVID-19 pandemic, which is having considerable...
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Solifuges : The Ultimate Superhero
Blog

Solifuges : The Ultimate Superhero

By Tharina Bird, Curator General Entomology DITSONG: National Museum of Natural History I asked a friend what she knows about...
Read More
Blog

The People, History, Development and Use of the Famous Rolls-Royce Meteor Engine

BY RICHARD HENRY DITSONG NATIONAL MUSEUM OF MILITARY HISTORY DATE: 23 March 2019 WORDS:  4101 words   People make a...
Read More
Blog

A FIGHT FOR EQUAL RIGHTS ENDING IN BLOODSHED: REMEMBERING SHARPEVILLE MASSACRE AND ITS AFTERMATHS

Motsane Getrude Seabela, Curator Anthropology, DITSONG: National Museum of Cultural History  In 1910 South Africa adopted its first constitution that...
Read More
Blog

AMERICAN TANK DETROYERS

Leading to the M10 TANK DESTROYER Development and use in United States and British Commonwealth Service By Richard Henry Date:...
Read More
Blog

A TRIBUTE TO DR C.K (“BOB”) BRAIN

Lazarus Kgasi, Junior Curator, DITSONG: National Museum of Natural History. Beginnings and early career history Charles Kimberly (“Bob”) Brain (see...
Read More
Blog

AROUND THE CAMPFIRE WITH ARCHAEOLOGY

By Frank Teichert, Curator Archaeology and Human Remains, DITSONG: National Museum of Cultural History   When sitting around the campfire...
Read More
Blog

COMPARRISON BETWEEN THE FAL AND THE AK 47

HOW DOES THE THE AUTOMAT KALASHNIKOVA (AK-47) ASSAULT RIFLE COMPARE WITH THE FN FAL / R1 BATTLE RIFLE USED BY...
Read More
Blog

NEWSPAPER HEADLINE BILLBOARDS OF THE RAND DAILY MAIL

Telling the story of events surrounding South Africa’s Entry into the Second World War 1939 – 1945 Allan Sinclair Ditsong...
Read More
Blog

Fossils and the evidence they provide: the tale of SK 54 and SK 349.

By Dr Mirriam Tawane, Curator Palaeontology, DITSONG: National Museum of Natural History (DNMNH)   Fossils are regarded as heritage and...
Read More
Blog

A TRIBUTE TO DR C.K (“BOB”) BRAIN

Lazarus Kgasi, Junior Curator, DITSONG: National Museum of Natural History. Beginnings and early career history Charles Kimberly (“Bob”) Brain (see...
Read More
Blog

THE BADGES OF THE KING CETSHWAYO ARTILLERY REGIMENT (K.C.A.R) FORMERLY THE NATAL FIELD ARTILLERY (N.F.A).

Tinyeko Captain Ndhlovu Ditsong National Museum Military History January 2021 This unit is a reserve artillery regiment of the South...
Read More
Blog

M10 Tank Destroyers in South African Service

By Richard Henry Words:  6308 Date: 29/03/2021 A BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO 6 SA ARMOURED DIVISION The establishment tables for an...
Read More
Blog

The Symbolic Elements of the Regimental Emblem of the Regiment Potchefstroom Universiteit.

Tinyeko Captain Ndhlovu Ditsong National Museum of Military History March 2021 Introduction The Regiment Potchefstroom Universiteit (RPU) is a reserve...
Read More
Blog

Manufacturer, Owners and Custodians of The Museum’s Pistola, Automatica Beretta Modello 1934 Serial № 713860

By Richard Henry Date: 11 February 2021 Words:  3 971   Introduction The Ditsong National Museum of Military History in...
Read More
Blog

THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (CAR) ON THE EIGHTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF BANGUI (22-24 MARCH 2013)

David Rilley-Harris Ditsong: National Museum of Military History March 2021 Introduction   Eight years after the Battle of Bangui Wikipedia’s...
Read More
Blog

THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (CAR) ON THE EIGHTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF BANGUI (22-24 MARCH 2013)

David Rilley-Harris Ditsong: National Museum of Military History March 2021   Introduction   Eight years after the Battle of Bangui...
Read More
Blog

THE FIRST YEAR AFTERMATH OF THE BATTLE OF BANGUI (22-24 MARCH 2013) IN THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (CAR)

David Rilley-Harris Ditsong National Museum of Military History January 2021   Introduction   The Battle of Bangui was fought between...
Read More
Blog

76.2mm DIVISIONAL FIELD GUN MODEL 1942 (USSR AND THE PEOPLE`S REPUBLIC OF CHINA)

Michael Tobolo Junior Curator DNMMH 2021.               An example of the field gun on...
Read More
Blog

Mbilamutondo, the VhaVenda Xylophone

                 Motsane Getrude Seabela               Curator Anthropology, DITSONG: National Museum of Cultural History...
Read More
Blog

Zoonotic diseases and the value of natural history voucher specimens and collaborative research

Teresa Kearney, Curator Small Mammals, DITSONG: National Museum of Natural History (DNMNH) During this COVID-19 pandemic, which is having considerable...
Read More
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