Posts Tagged ‘Explosions’

The Other Side

June 15, 2009

After the bridge at Xangongo collapsed, no one from the 1-Recces saw “die Mot” again. The exact occasion of the first sighting is uncertain. Three months earlier Sergeant Marais was overheard telling Sergeant Du Toit that he had seen glowing red eyes in the undergrowth before his Puma lifted off the ground. It was on […]

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Four Limpet Mines

May 12, 2009

On the 18th and 19th of December 1982 four massive explosions ripped through the pipes of the unfinished reactor of the Koeberg Nuclear Power station. Umkhonto we Siswe took credit for the bombing, which caused R500 million worth of damage and set back the construction of the plant by 18 months. Rodney Wilkinson and Heather […]

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The Battle of Los Angeles

April 21, 2009

Early in the morning of February 25th 1942, a strange object drifted over Los Angeles. Two days before, a Japanese submarine had surfaced near Santa Barbara and had fired onto an oil production facility, causing very little damage, but being the first shelling on mainland USA in World War 2 it caused widespread panic along […]

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