Remembering BDF fallen heroes

BDF soldiers FILE PIC
BDF soldiers FILE PIC

The recollection of what happened during the evening of February, 27, 1978 at Lesoma will remain etched in the minds of many, Staff Writer RYDER GABATHUSE writes

FRANCISTOWN: An invitation extended by the Brigade Commander, 2 Brigade from the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) Donga camp, through a letter penned by Lieutenant Colonel Bernard Ragalase quickly evoked memories of yore with nostalgia.

A recollection of what happened during the evening of February, 27, 1978 at the sleepy village of Lesoma, a few kilometres south of the busy Kazungula will remain indelible in the minds of many, especially members of the army.

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