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4th Infantry Brigade (South Africa)

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The 4th South African Infantry Brigade was an infantry brigade of the army of the Union of South Africa during World War II. [1]

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Brigade

A brigade is a major tactical military formation that is typically composed of three to six battalions plus supporting elements.

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Buffalo Volunteer Rifles

The Buffalo Volunteer Rifles (BVR) (formerly the Kaffrarian Rifles) is an infantry regiment of the South African Army.

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Durban Light Infantry

The Durban Light Infantry is a Motorised Infantry regiment of the South African Army.

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Infantry

Infantry is the branch of an army that engages in military combat on foot, distinguished from cavalry, artillery, and tank forces.

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Military history of South Africa during World War II

During World War II, many South Africans saw military service.

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Orange Free State Command

Orange Free State Command was a command of the South African Army, active from to.

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Regiment De Wet

Regiment de Wet was an infantry battalion of the South African Army.

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Regiment Louw Wepener/Oos Vrystaat

Regiment Louw Wepener was an infantry battalion of the South African Army.

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Regiment President Steyn

Regiment President Steyn is an armoured regiment of the South African Army.

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South African Army

The South African Army is the army of South Africa, first formed after the Union of South Africa was created in 1910.

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Tobruk

Tobruk or Tubruq (Αντίπυργος) (طبرق Ṭubruq; also transliterated as Tóbruch, Tobruch, Tobruck and Tubruk) is a port city on Libya's eastern Mediterranean coast, near the border of Egypt.

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Umvoti Mounted Rifles

The Umvoti Mounted Rifles (named after the Umvoti River) is an armoured regiment of the South African Army.

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Union of South Africa

The Union of South Africa (Unie van Zuid-Afrika, Unie van Suid-Afrika) is the historic predecessor to the present-day Republic of South Africa.

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Western Desert Campaign

The Western Desert Campaign (Desert War), took place in the deserts of Egypt and Libya and was the main theatre in the North African Campaign during the Second World War.

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2nd Infantry Division (South Africa)

The South African 2nd Infantry Division was an infantry division of the army of the Union of South Africa during World War II.

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References

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

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