Obit – Magnus Malan: monster and militarist

2011-07-23 15:31

The death of Magnus Malan (81) on Monday marks the passing of one of the most powerful and ­notorious leaders of the ­apartheid era.

During this spell, the military was transformed, becoming far larger, more efficient and more aggressive – particularly after PW Botha became prime minister in 1978. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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