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South Africa

16 January 2005

Independent Online / Agence France Presse

Outrage has greeted the detention of the management of South Africa's internationally renowned National Museum of Military History in Saxonwold, Johannesburg, and the confiscation of four armoured display vehicles. The debacle threatens to cause South Africa untold international embarrassment — but military police say they may still commandeer the museum's collection of small arms, many collector's pieces, some of which date back to the 1840s. Military intelligence... (

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