SOUTH AFRICA: Brandwag to Hashomer

The durable old soldier and scholar who leads South Africa against the Axis, Prime Minister Field Marshal Jan Christiaan Smuts, has found it highly convenient to have his chief home opposition split into two warring camps. One is the noisy Ossewa Brandwag (Ox Wagon Sentinel) Party headed by burly Dr. J. F. J. van Rensburg, who would like nothing better than to be Adolf Hitler's South African Gauleiter. The other is the Herenigde (Reunited) Party of bald, myopic Dr. Daniel François Malan.* Dr. Malan preaches with pompous eloquence against "British-Jewish" democracy and...

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