The Forgotten War in Italy – 1944

Dad talking about the Second World War. He was with the Eighth Army who landed in Italy in 1943 and worked their way up the East coast, the Adriatic Coast. The more famous battle was up the West Coast, the Mediterranean coast, so the advance up  the East coast was called “The Forgotten War”. HereContinue reading “The Forgotten War in Italy – 1944”

The Ancient Marinades

So the old man went to Maritzburg College for their 150th anniversary 1863-2013 on Saturday. Sheila ignored his protests and arranged it all, including getting free tickets. He’s 91 and was in the 1938 matric class when College was a mere 75yrs old. He bailed out around April and went to work for the GPOContinue reading “The Ancient Marinades”