review FRERE D’AME

Quite a few book on the Great War I have read. This war lasted from 1914-1918. The British called it the Great War because so many nations and colonies and people from all walks of life and from all kinds of backgrounds participated in it. The War became synonymous with trenches. Especially those at the … Continue reading review FRERE D’AME

Scheepsramp ss Mendi in Nederland herdacht

This an interesting background article to the novel ‘Dancing the Death Drill’ by the South African writer Fred Khumalo. During the first world war the African continent was heavily involved in this war that was mainly fought on the European continent.  A British steamship Mendi brought troops from South Africa to England and the intention … Continue reading Scheepsramp ss Mendi in Nederland herdacht