Reverend Father John E.A. Mandambwe was born in 1926 in the Zomba District Malawi. At that time he knew nothing of a war which was raging in other parts of the world. How then, did he become a soldier in the British Army where he served in the King's African Rifles K.A.R? The war took him to Egypt and India over a seven year period and he returned as a Staff-Sergeant. This is the story of a young African soldier who fought in World War II as told by Mario Kolk.