Men Of The Mendi
This is the story of the sinking of the SS Mendi during WW1, the bravery of the men on board and the ensuing inquiry conducted by the Board of Trade in London. The story follows the small band of survivors to France where they complete their tour of duty.
The Addison Diaries
Frederick Addison came from a family with a strong military tradition, and it is not surprising that he, his two brothers, and two cousins all joined the Royal Natal Carbineers on the same day in 1914, soon after war was declared.
Return To Morogoro
The past is brought to life in this historical epic about a South African family whose lives collided with the biggest event in history: the First World War. The central theme is the largely forgotten East Africa campaign, but by definition a world war has a wide reach.
The amazing life of Pieter Krueler (1885–1986) provides a window into a full century of conflict such as one man rarely experiences. Four-War Boer traces Krueler’s highly colorful life from the Second Boer War, where he first served as a 14-year-old scout, through his service in World War I with ...
Come Back to Portofino
Using archival sources and private documents recently unearthed, Come Back to Portofino chronicles the journey taken by volunteers in the 6th South African Armoured Division. From training camps in Egypt through to the idyllic summer of 1945 the ‘Div’ left its mark on towns and villages across Italy.