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4 Artillery Regiment (South Africa)

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4 Artillery Regiment is based at Potchefstroom, responsible for the training of soldiers allotted to Field and Medium Artillery. [1]

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Alexandra, Gauteng

Alexandra, informally abbreviated to Alex, is a township in the Gauteng province of South Africa.

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Amba Alagi

Amba Alagi is a mountain, or an amba, in northern Ethiopia.

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Bloemfontein

Bloemfontein (Afrikaans and Dutch "fountain of flowers" or "blooming fountain"; also known as Bloem) is the capital city of the province of Free State of South Africa; and, as the judicial capital of the nation, one of South Africa's three national capitals (the other two being Cape Town, the legislative capital, and Pretoria, the administrative capital) and is the seventh largest city in South Africa.

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Deon Holtzhausen

Brig Gen Deon Holtzhausen is a General Officer in the South African Army and General Officer Commanding the South African Army Artillery Formation.

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Dessie

Dessie (ደሴ) (also spelled Dese or Dessye), is a city and a Zone in north-central Ethiopia.

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El Alamein

El Alamein (العلمين.,, literally "the two worlds") is a town in the northern Matrouh Governorate of Egypt.

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G6 howitzer

The G6, sometimes denoted as the G6 Rhino, is a South African mine-protected self-propelled howitzer.

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Grootfontein

Grootfontein (Large Spring after the nearby hot springs) is a city of 23,793 inhabitants in the Otjozondjupa Region of central Namibia.

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Howitzer

A howitzer is a type of artillery piece characterized by a relatively short barrel and the use of comparatively small propellant charges to propel projectiles over relatively high trajectories, with a steep angle of descent.

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Mimy Matimbe

Lt Col Mimy Matimbe is a Senior Officer in the South African Army and was appointed as the first female Officer Commanding in the South African Army Artillery Formation when she took over command of 4 Artillery Regiment on 7 April 2017.

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Nick Bierman

Lieutenant-General Jacobus Nicolaas "Nick" Bierman (1910–1977) was a South African military commander.

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Operation Displace

Operation Displace was a military operation by the South African Defence Force during the South African Border War and Angolan Civil War.

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Operation Hooper

Operation Hooper was a military operation by the South African Defence Force (SADF) during the South African Border War.

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Operation Moduler

Operation Moduler (sometimes incorrectly called "Modular") was a military operation by the South African Defence Force (SADF) during the South African Border War.

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Operation Prone

Operation Prone was a proposed military operation by the South African Defence Force (SADF) and South West African Territorial Force (SWATF) during the South African Border War and Angolan Civil War between May and September 1988.

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Operation Protea

Operation Protea was a military operation during the South African Border War and Angolan Civil War in which South African Defence Forces (SADF) destroyed a number of South West Africa People's Organisation (SWAPO) bases in Angola.

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Operation Savanna

Operation Savanna (or Operation Savannah) was the first insertion of SOE trained Free French paratroops into German-occupied France during World War II.

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Oudtshoorn

Oudtshoorn, the "ostrich capital of the world", is a town in the Western Cape province of South Africa, located between the Swartberg mountains to the north and the Outeniqua Mountains to the south.

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Potchefstroom

Potchefstroom is an academic city in the North-West Province of South Africa.

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South African Army Artillery Formation

The South African Army Artillery Formation is the controlling entity of all South African Army artillery units.

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South African Border War

The South African Border War, also known as the Namibian War of Independence, and sometimes denoted in South Africa as the Angolan Bush War, was a largely asymmetric conflict that occurred in Namibia (then South West Africa), Zambia, and Angola from 26 August 1966 to 21 March 1990.

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South West Africa

South West Africa (Suidwes-Afrika; Zuidwest-Afrika; Südwestafrika) was the name for modern-day Namibia when it was subsumed under South Africa, from 1915 to 1990.

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Soweto

Soweto is a township of the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality in Gauteng, South Africa, bordering the city's mining belt in the south.

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Tembisa

Tembisa is a large township situated to the north of Kempton Park on the East Rand, Gauteng, South Africa.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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10 Artillery Brigade

10 Artillery Brigade was a South African Defence Force formation designed for mass artillery barrages, mainly for the 7th South African Infantry Division or 8th South African Armoured Division, as well as an ad hoc formation during Operation Prone, when needed and detached and reattached where required.

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1st Infantry Division (South Africa)

The 1st South African Infantry Division was an infantry division of the army of the Union of South Africa.

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6th Armoured Division (South Africa)

The 6th South African Armoured Division was the second armoured division of the South African Army and was formed during World War II.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/4_Artillery_Regiment_(South_Africa)

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