Article 83

“Chaplain at the SS Mendi rallies the Men”

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Article by: Lieutenant Commander Glenn von Zeil

Photos by: Regine Lord

‘If man has not discovered something that he will die for, he isn’t fit to live.’

With these words attributed to Martin Luther King is how Padre Tony Bethke began his sermon at the annual SS Mendi Memorial Parade at the University of Cape Town. The parade was hosted by the Gunners Association.

Published in SA Soldier, March 2015.