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ZS100WWI - Brandhof - South Africa

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    ZS100WWI - Brandhof - South Africa

    Dennis Green, ZS4BS will be active with special call ZS100WWI from Brandhof, South Africa, commemorating the end of the first World War 1914-1918.
    He will operate on HF Bands.
    No QSL required.
    Information from Dennis:

    At approximately 05:00 on Monday, 11th November 1918, 100 years ago, the Armistice was signed in a railway carriage of Marshall Foch’s special train located in the forest at Rethondes in France on the western front. At 11:00 on this Monday the 11th November 1918, the roar of guns ceased, peace and silence finally descended on the western front, ending the First World War. It is estimated that close to 9,5 million soldiers, sailors and airmen of all sides died in the Great War.

    South African Soldiers were involved the all facets of the First World War – we remember the soldiers of the SA Cape Coloured Corps who fought in Palestine and the Battle of Square Hill (the night of 18/19 September 1918). The many Black South Africans who served and those who lost their lives with the sinking of the SS Mendi – 21 February 1917. And the terrible fighting and slaughter that took place at Delville Wood (15 to 19 July 1916.)

    No QSL cards are needed!

    In December and January, a special card will be sent out to stations worked.

    ZS100WWI Brandhof, South Africa
    73 Al 4L5A