The Boer War

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Random House, 1979 - History - 718 pages
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Uses firsthand accounts to reconstruct Britain's last great imperial war which proved to be one of the costliest, deadliest, and most humiliating wars in British history

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I think this is one of the best books I have ever read I bought it about 20 years ago and read it it has stuck in my Mind ever since, the point I've decided to read it again it is detailed and precise anyone that loves history will love this book

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Great overview, even if the first third was politicking. Which the war was mostly about. This is the first campaign history I've not struggled to read at some point, so excellent writing. Read full review

Contents

MILNERS
3
BULLERS REVERSE
125
ROBERTSS ADVANCE
323
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About the author (1979)

Thomas Pakenham is the author of "The Scramble for Africa," which won the W. H. Smith and Alan Paton Awards.

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