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By Dennis Cruywagen

Abraham and Constand Viljoen have been exact twins who took starkly assorted paths in lifestyles. One was once a deeply non secular guy, who antagonistic apartheid; the opposite used to be a guy of struggle, who turned head of the SADF. yet jointly they'd play a very important position in combating South Africa from descending into civil war.
within the early Nineties, Constand got here out of retirement to move the Afrikaner Volksfront, which adversarial the negotiations with the ANC and made plans for army motion. Realising that battle could spoil their kingdom, Abraham approached his estranged brother and prompt him to think about the choice: talks with the ANC. What was once a sequence of mystery conferences and negotiations that finally avoided civil war.
Brothers in conflict and Peace files the an important but mostly unheralded function the Viljoen brothers performed in making sure peace in South Africa. in keeping with interviews with the brothers and different key political figures, the e-book provides new insights right into a time whilst the country’s destiny used to be on a knife-edge.

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