Goodbye Dolly Gray: The Story of the Boer War
Goodbye Dolly Gray was the anthem of the South African War - a song that for a generation of British soldiers evoked memories of the Relief of Mafeking, the Battle of Spion Kop and the march on Pretoria.The Boer War marked the beginning of the end of colonialism and the beginning of a century of bloody warfare. South Africa saw the first major use of machine guns, long-range military artillery, barbed wire and concentration camps.
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Review: Goodbye Dolly Gray: The Story of the Boer WarUser Review - Goodreads
the practice war for world war I.
Review: Goodbye Dolly Gray: The Story of the Boer WarUser Review - James - Goodreads
Great book on the aspect of the Boer struggle in the Boer War. Properly depicts the Boer's as a fighting guerilla unit, try to defeat the Goliath like British, whom through frustration of the Boer's guerilla methods result to inhumane tactics to end the struggle. Read full review