Again, in careful Swahili, Wavell endeavoured to find traces of evidence for or against the accused.
“He says he did not mean to steal the tobacco,” interpreted Wavell.
On the 15th General Wavell's brigade was detached, and at midday started to march upon Jacobsdaal.
Early one morning, while the air was yet fresh and cool, General Wavell took me round with him on his hospital inspection.
At the feet of Wavell she poured forth a torrent of impassioned speech.
Wavell smiled as he jerked upright again, and tried to look as though he had never slept in his life.
But three of Wavell's battalions were brought across the open and an assault was attempted on the main kopje.
Wavell appeared at the entrance to his tent, holding a green, silk-covered book in his hand.
So Wavell had fought against them, helping the Arabs, whom he liked.
The Court is deeply indebted to Captain Wavell for his courteous and most valuable assistance as interpreter.