From the Front: Being the Observations of Mr. A.B. (Banjo) Paterson, Special War Correspondent in South Africa, November 1899 to July 1900, for the Argus, the Sydney Mail, the Sydney Morning Herald

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Pan Macmillan, 2000 - Journalists - 488 pages
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Annotated collection of dispatches from the Boer War by Australian literary celebrity 'Banjo' Paterson, 1864-1941, in his role as special war correspondent in South Africa. The dispatches originally published in the 'Argus', 'Sydney Mail' and 'Sydney Morning Herald'. Recounts Patterson's experiences of being shot at, going behind Boer lines with the Medical Corps, and speaking to Boer farmers, prisoners of war and respected figures who supported the Boer cause. Includes maps, illustrations, photographs, references, glossary, newspaper sources, bibliography and index. Editor founded the Anglo Boer War Study Group. His previous title is 'The Road to Isandhlwana: Colonel Anthony Durnford in Natal and Zululand 1873-1879'.

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Introduction
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CHAPTER
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Patersons Route in the South African War 1900
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