South African Military History Society

Tel (+27)(0)10-237-0676 Fax (+27)(0)86-617-8002


The Johannesburg meeting in December took the form of a DVD so there is no write-up summarising the lecture. Thanks are due to Col James Jacobs for his skilful introduction, the topic having been The desert war in North Africa in WWII.

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The details which follow are given in good faith but members must note that sometimes the advertised lectures cannot be delivered on the days stated.


CR = curtain raiser ML = main lecture
DDH = Darrell Dickon Hall Memorial lecture MS = member's slot


Lectures are held in the JC Lemmer Auditorium of the Ditsong Museum of Military History, next to the Zoo starting at 8pm.
Parking is secure. Tea/Coffee & biscuits are served afterwards at R10/member. Visitors fee R30.00 per person.

Thursday 16th January 2020 (NB THIRD Thursday)

Thursday 13th February (Back to second Thursdays)

Thursday 12th March

Thursday 9th April

KZN in Durban:

Thursday 6th February


SAMHSEC in Port Elizabeth:

Monday 13th January 2020
at 19h30 at the EP Veteran Car Club Cunningham Road
    MS: Malcolm Kinghorn
    "Old Grey C.H.Gronou's grave in Luderitz"
    CR: Mac Alexander
    "Bisley Competitive Shooting"
    ML: Malcolm Kinghorn
    "Use of Force and US Constitutional Law"

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Branch contact details

For Cape Town details contact Carl Burger 082 333 2706
For Eastern Cape details contact Malcolm Kinghorn 041-373-4469
For Gauteng details contact Joan Marsh 010-237-0676
For KwaZulu-Natal details contact Roy Bowman 031 564 4669

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