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deceiving" was true. The boat that looked so colorful and appealing on the outside didn't have the comforts of a settler's cabin inside!

The picture, which follows, shows where the men ate and slept on the long, slow voyage to Cape Town, South Africa.

This was luxury in comparison to their living conditions after they disembarked!

A war picture is not, or ever has been, a pretty picture. The drenching rains in South Africa, unsuitable clothing and insufficient