Buller: A Scapegoat? : a Life of General Sir Redvers Buller, 1839-1908, Volume 3
A succession of British disasters marked the early months of the Boer War of 1899-1902. It was the start of modern warfare: the empty battlefield. A scapegoat was found for thedefects revealed; Redvers Buller, the commander-in-chief until Lord Roberts superseded him.
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