Commando: A Boer Journal of the Boer War

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Kessinger Publishing, May 1, 2005 - Fiction - 331 pages
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1929. Deneys Reitz, who is now one of General Smuts's political lieutenants and a warm supporter of the British Commonwealth, fought through the South African War as our enemy. He enlisted on the outbreak of the war as a boy of seventeen and went through it to the bitter end. His father was President of the Orange Free State, and after peace was concluded he and his family went into exile. Later he returned to his own country; and later still fought in the Great War on the side of the Allies, first in West and South Africa, and then in France, where he was severely wounded, and where he came to command the First Battalion of the Royal Scots Fusiliers. Commando abounds in interesting sidelights and portraits-Kruger, De Wet, Smuts, Kitchener. One of the most remarkable passages gives us a glimpse of the young Winston Churchill as prisoner of war in Pretoria. It is difficult to speak of this book in anything short of a string of superlatives. The spirit of it is magnificent; the uncomplaining courage of the boy-fighter rouses memories of all the stories down the ages about unrecking devotion to an ideal. And not one of them is a finer one than this.

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The Battle Of Spion Kop from 'Commando' by Deneys Reitz
IX— The Battle Of Spion Kop. ABOUT a week later, Mr Zeederberg said I could go to Pretoria for a fortnight, so leaving my brother in charge of my horses, ...
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Die Greybom: Commando - A Boer Journal Of The Boer War
Commando - A Boer Journal Of The Boer War. Victrix causa diis placuit sed victa Catoni. Commando has for many years been regarded as one of the best ...
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JSTOR: Commando: A Boer Journal of the Boer War.
Commando: A Boer Journal of the Boer War. Richard A. Cosgrove. Military Affairs, Vol. 35, No. 1, 32. Feb., 1971. Reitz, Deneys. Commando: A Boer Jour- nal ...
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Boer War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ohio University Press. ISBN 0821409441. Reitz, Deneys (1930). Commando: A Boer Journal of the Boer War. London: Faber and Faber. ASIN B00165A9Y0. ...
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South African War. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-07
See L. Amery, ed., The Times History of the War in South Africa (7 vol., 1900–1909); D. Reitz, Commando: A Boer Journal of the Boer War (new ed. 1945, repr. ...
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South African Military History Society - Journal- ANGLO-BOER WAR ...
In his book Commando: A Boer Journal of the Boer War, Deneys Reitz describes the progress of the Smuts Commando through the eastern Cape Colony from the ...
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African History - Military History
Reitz, Deneys - Commando: Full text of the book, Commando; a Boer journal of the Boer War (probably 1929). "Deneys Reitz served in the Boer forces during ...
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Military History Online - The Failures at Spion Kop
Deneys Reitz, Commando: A Boer Journal of the Boer War (London: Penguin Books, 1948), 89. [2]. Byron Farwell, The Great Anglo-Boer War (New York: Harper ...
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Books on the Boer Wars
Commando: A Boer Journal of the Boer War, Deneys Reitz (1929). This is one of the best first person accounts of the Boer War. Deneys Reitz was the son of a ...
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