Raising Private Mtolo Part 2: A soldier borne on the waves

23 February 2016 - 02:35
By Shaun Smillie

Chapter One: In a box buried deep in an archive in The Netherlands, Mark Sijlmans stumbled on a surprising discovery. He had expected to find the usual death certificates for the people of Zandvoort - single sheets of paper simply listing the names of the dead and the causes of death. But the document he found was different, made from unusually thick paper and greasy to the touch.

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