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Leaving Karibib to occupy Windhoek, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3057A/3

Scope and Contents

191 x 142 mm. Showing General Botha (who had also been the first Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa since 1910) escorted by army officers, about to climb into one of the convoy of motorcars for the journey to Windhoek. Karibib had been occupied on May 6 1915 and all German forces had retired to the north. This left Windhoek an easy prize and after surrender negotiations had been carried out over the telephone the convoy seen here set out on May 10. A figure in the background of the print has been arrowed: whether this is Pritchard or not is unclear.


  • Creation: 1915


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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition, but rather a grainy print.



Finding aid date

2004-09-27 14:51:01+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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