Podcast: David Williams Discusses Springboks, Troepies and Cadres on Radio Today
David Williams was on Radio Today to talk about his book Springboks, Troepies and Cadres with host Michael Coulson. In part, Williams’ focus was the book’s description of the war exploits of South Africans in various settings.
He said in some campaigns major figures were trounced, and that history was being written over and over, and that it was usually the victors who wrote it. He said there were cultural issues, such as race, among the troops in various military excursions.
Listen to the podcast, Williams is interviewed around the 40 minute mark:
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