If you’re a South African you should know exactly what flag this is – but we’re guessing most South Africans won’t have a clue.
What if we told you it is the South African national flag as it was during World War 1. Read a previous Observation Post which outlines the inconvenient and hidden history of South African National Flags – just click on this link:
Posted by Peter Dickens. The image is – TO VICTORY! “UNION IS STRENGTH!”, “EENDRACHT MAAKT MACHT!”. Part of a set of 6 Postcards promoting the Commonwealth countries commitment to partaking in World War 1. The series focussed primarily on the dominions, including South Africa – this one carries the then National Flag of South Africa.