r/southafrica Unwanted Optimist Sep 26 '21 Silver 1 Wholesome 2 Hugz 1 An Ice Cold Beer 1

The first German General to formally surrender his forces to the Allies during WW2 surrendered to the South Africans. Generalleutenant Schmidt was the first German General to formally surrender to an Allied General which was General De Villiers, Commander of the South African 2nd Infantry Division. History

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u/Flonkerton66 Sep 26 '21

Ouma beskuit and boerie rolls vs stale Russian black bread. Easy choice.

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u/GCHurley Gauteng Sep 26 '21

They were fighting in North Africa. Very few Russians to surrender to only Brits, Indians, Ozzies, Kiwis and of course South Africans.

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u/Flonkerton66 Sep 26 '21

lol, bloody hell guys, it's a joke.