General Erasmus' view from the Coloureds in South Africa, the Apartheid authorities and other countries in the world. Johan Erasmus is the head with the Erasmus relatives. In 1973 he becomes the youngest Major Standard ever inside the history of the South Africa Defence Push. As a Basic he understands a lot regarding South Africa's position in the world (i. elizabeth. its allies and opponents).
He knows that you will discover Portuguese colonies around S. africa which take a friendlier stance towards all of them than the rest of the world. Nevertheless he knows as well there are constant issues in Mozambique and Angola and that the only thing which could save S. africa in case of a democratic trend in these countries will be the Defence Force. For this reason , he provides the advice to Marnus to go to the army, never to the marine. He is confident that the foe will come from your North, not from the Ocean. He reproaches America of supporting the Communists simply by not advertising arms and ammunition to South Africa being a sanction resistant to the Apartheid government.
Mr Erasmus underlines the resolve of S. A., in view of the arms embargo of the UNITED STATES and the Communist danger just to save the " Status quoвЂќ. The independence movement of Portuguese manipulated countries (Mozambique and Angola) are a big danger for the white-colored South Africa which make clear so why for Mr Erasmus the necessity of a absolute reliability of the military is indeed important to maintain their region save. Because of the arms rintangan, which is to get him allegeable, and the different countries whom donВґt agree to the plan of s. africa, the country is usually on the way to a autarky. Moreover Mr. Erasmus tells his boy that God is going to on their aspect to save the white S. africa.
Moreover, he accuses America of teaching the Republic how to overcome its blacks. In his thoughts and opinions all the best, the clever plus the strong blacks were shipped out of Africa to America while slaves and today America as well as the rest of the universe do not have the right to tell S. africa how to вЂtreat' its...