SOUTH AFRICA: Loyal Renegades

Strange and painful things are happening to South Africa's armed forces. One by one, the officers who led South African forces in World War II have been booted out or shunted aside. Before he died, Good Soldier Jan Christian Smuts was relieved of his honorary post as commander in chief. Deputy Chief of Staff William Poole was sent packing on an unimportant military mission. But that was not all.

Inspired by his dislike of the British crown, demagogic Premier Daniel Malan has been reinstating officers who refused to fight in what the...

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