We’ve put together a series of 12 podcasts to bring the myths, legends and true stories of Cape Point to you, wherever you are. Listen to the seventh episode below:

In this episode, we learn of the role Cape Point played in the dark days of World War II and how the military saved the reserve from greedy developers. A devious plot by a German minelayer ship is thwarted at the last minute, and the lighthouse is saved from destruction. Even in the wind-swept remote wilderness of the reserve, men and their machines are never far.

Listen to the rest of the stories of Cape Point here.