The Boer War

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Random House, 1979 - History - 718 pages
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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User Review  - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing

I am happy to own this book. The conflict itself is covered in sufficient detail, and the military and political machinations are covered very well. the work appears to be relatively unbiased, and the ... Read full review

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A vast quantity of meticulous historical research, as well as interviews with the last surviving veterans, underpins this lively history of the Boer War (1899 - 1902). Pakenham's book tells three ... Read full review


Cape Town London and Natal 20 June 7 October 1899

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