South Africa is presented with a battle aeroplane by the Imperial Air Fleet Committee.
General Smuts at Hendon, Greater London.
Aviation. South Africa is presented with a battle aeroplane by the Imperial Air Fleet Committee. Ceremony at Hendon; England. Representing South Africa is the Boer General Jan Smuts; during World War One serving on the Imperial war Cabinet (along with British generals he had previously fought). Then; pan on group of men standing by aeroplane. CU Smuts being given a flag with Union Jack on top; words below. He examines flag.