The author is constantly in search of historical South African images. The rest seemed of little interest, even unrelated to each other. Back home, after much googling, the story around these images started to unfold. Soon it became clear that all 16 images relate to a particular story! The constructed story presented here is no doubt an incomplete version of the events in that at the time of publishing this article, a number of questions still remained unanswered See final observations below.