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This resource is hosted by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, but was compiled and authored by Padraig O’Malley. It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.

Meiring, General Georg

1939 -

Meiring joined the army in 1963. From 1983 to 1986 he served as General Officer Commanding the South West Africa Territory Force in Namibia. He then became General Officer Commanding the Far North Command and in April 1989 was re-appointed Deputy Chief of the Army. In 1990 he became Chief of the Army with the rank of Lieutenant General.

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