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South African Armed Forces Day

On February 21st, 1917, SS Mendi sank in an accident in the English Channel. The vessel was transporting South African troops to participate in WWI; over 600 of them died.

In 2012 President Zuma chose February 21st as the day to honor the Armed Forces of South Africa; it is celebrated with drills and parades.

From February 21st (10:00 GMT) until February 24th (7:00 GMT), play 3 battles using British vehicles (rank III or higher, with an activity of not less than 70%) to receive the “South African Armed Forces Day” decal.

Complete the task in random battles, except for Enduring Confrontation missions and [Assault] mode. Track your progress in the hangar by clicking Nickname → Achievements → Holidays → South African Armed Forces Day.

“South African Armed Forces Day” decal

You can find the decal in the “Holidays” tab in the Customisation menu.


During the event a special bundle will be available for purchase in the shop to commemorate this day.

South African Armed Forces Day bundle
South African Armed Forces Day bundle
The Bundle Includes:
  • Rooikat 105 Pack;
  • Rooivalk Pack.
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