Aus Tourist Attractions

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    The prisoner-of-war camp was erected after the conclusion of peace in July 1915 between the German and Union forces in South Africa. A total of 1 552 prisoners of war were initially based in this camp.
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    The Namib Desert Horse is a rare feral horse found in the Namib Desert of Namibia, Africa. It is probably the only feral herd of horses residing in Africa, with a population ranging between 90 and 150. The Namib Desert Horse...
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    The prisoner-of-war camp at Aus was affected by the Spanish Flu and numerous prisoners of war and Union guards died. They were buried in the cemetery 4.7km north-west of the POW camp.
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    Prominent mountain (1500 m) 35 km north-west of Aus, along the road to Luderitz. German for ‘the thickset Wilhelm’, the name refers to Kaiser Wilhelm II whose orders, like the insular mountain in the otherwise flat Namib...
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