A large group of Zimbabwian soldiers in the border area in 1939 are moving down a road when they hear a voice calling from behind a small hill:
“One South African soldier is better than ten Zimbabwians!”.
The Zimbabwian commander quickly orders 10 of his best men over the hill, whereupon the gunfire breaks out and continues – then silence.
The voice once again calls out “One South African is better than one hundred Zimbabwians”.
Furiously, the Zimbabwian commander sends his next best 100 troops over the hill and instantly a huge gun fight commences. After 10 minutes of battle, then again silence.
The calm South African voice calls out again: “One South African is better than one thousand Zimbabwian”.
The enraged Zimbabwian commander musters 1000 fighters and sends them to the other side of the hill. Rifle shooting, machine guns, grenades, rockets and cannon fire ring out, a terrible battle is being fought…
Eventually one badly wounded Zimbabwian fighter crawls back over the hill and his dying words to his commander are: “Don’t send any more men… it’s a trap. There are two of them”.