General Jan Smuts is presented with 'Vanguard of Victory' about victory in East Africa. Pretoria, South Africa.
Item title reads - Vanguard of Victory.
Pretoria, South Africa.
L/S exterior of Prime Minister General Jan Smuts' house in Pretoria. M/S as a Director and member of the Bureau of Information ring the bell. M/S of Field Marshal Smuts and his wife, they walk into the drawing room and everyone stands up, those present include The Chief of the South African General Staff and the Minister of the Interior. General Smuts sits down at his desk.
Various shots as he is presented with the book 'Vanguard of Victory' about the South African victory in East Africa. C/U of two copies one in English and the other in Afrikaans. Various shots as he writes to Winston Churchill enclosing a copy of the book. C/U of the letter. M/S as he holds the books and talks about them.