The greatest war story was written by a young man racked with malaria banished to an island far from his homeland. He was banished because he showed unwavering loyalty to his father, who refused to live under the rule of the conquering British flag. That war story was the journal Commando, which Field Marshall Smuts called an unvarnished tale and you can read it here. It is a gripping story that has no equal. Reitz served Smuts in opposing the British and then later in life was loyal to him in supporting the British, especially during the two World Wars. Smuts went from being an opposing General to a Field Marshall, possibly the only one to have fought for and against the British Army.
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