World War II Collections

The Sabinet African Archives portal currently offers an index to collections within academic institutions of South Africa. We are busy expanding this index. Sabinet also offers a hosting and digitisation solution to online collection holders to make it more discoverable to researchers globally.

Disclaimer — The collections listed on the Sabinet African Archives may include materials that reflect the attitudes, perspectives, and beliefs of different times. These materials are presented as part of historical records. Inclusion of these materials does not mean endorsement of or agreement with by Sabinet on any views or terms expressed in the descriptions and/or materials. Read more …

SA Naval Museum


The South African Naval Museum displays the history of the South African Navy from its early origins in 1922 when the South African Naval Service was established, and shows its…

Himeville Museum


The little town of Himeville is nestled in the heart of KwaZulu-Natal, with the magnificent Drakensberg Mountain Range behind it to make for a breath-taking backdrop of unimaginable proportions. The…

MOTH Museum of Militaria


Warriors Gate MOTH Museum of Militaria: The museum was started by World War 1 veterans and is now the international headquarters of the MOTHS organisation. The museum houses a superb…

History Collections


The historical collections cover the British colonial period of Pietermaritzburg through to the struggle against Apartheid in KwaZulu-Natal and the rest of southern Africa. The collection includes various objects from…

Barkly East Museum


Barkly East Museum offers fascinating displays telling a story about the history of Barkly East, how it originated and artifacts and items found in the area giving you an insight…