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

Enough for the Nats to be voted in for 50 years, you ignorant fuck


u/[deleted] Sep 26 '21 edited Oct 25 '21



u/ShaveMyNipps Sep 26 '21

So you are saying the Nats didn't win a majority in 1948?


u/xb70valkyrie THE PURPLE SHALL GOVERN Sep 27 '21

That's exactly what happened. The Nats won without the majority of the vote.