Latema Nek/Reata Ridge

latema nekThe last battle that took place on British colonial soil as the Germans were pulling back in a strategic withdrawal  into German East Africa after withdrawing from Salaita Hill.. This was the first major fight for the South African Forces under General  Smuts. Following the lackluster performance of those in command Smuts removed most of the British commanders and replaced them with his own staff from South Africa

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