DIE WAT WEN 'n Generaal se storie uit 'n era van oorlog en vrede

  • J.R. Dutton Lyttelton Manor
Keywords: Jannie Geldenhuys, ISBN 0 627 01902 1, South African Defence Force as Chief of the Army, Chief of the SADF, 20th Century, World Wars

Abstract

The title of this book of General Jannie Geldenhuys he explains in his ultimate paragraph. Napoleon, when asked on an occasion, which soldiers were the best, replied : "Those who are victorious" - Die wat wen. Jannie Geldenhuys served during his last decade in the South African Defence Force as Chief of the Army and thereafter as Chief of the SADF. During those years he certainly exercised command over victorious South African soldiers, soldiers (or rather servicemen) who maintianed the record of those who served in the two World Wars of this 20th Century.
Published
2012-02-14
Section
Book Reviews