General Jan Smuts (Eng): Piet Swanepoel
Was General Jan Smuts on our side in the Anglo-Boer war?
The author, P.C. Swanepoel was born on November 1st, 1928. He grew up in the Vryheid district of Natal; was a labourer on the Railways for four months from age 17; a policeman/detective for 22 years; an Intelligence Officer for 15 years and a trout farmer and miller for ten years. For the past 18 years he’s been a pain in the neck to his wife, Marina. He just reads and writes, plays solitaire and dreams. Sometimes he dreams about two little Republics which existed more than a century ago.