The Boer War

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Random House, 1979 - History - 718 pages
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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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A mostly excellent account of the Boer War. I came into this book with a rudimentary knowledge of the this war. I knew some basic things like how Britain thought it would be over quickly (how often do ... Read full review

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User Review  - Peter Card - Goodreads

Many of the things that everybody knows about the 2nd Boer War turn out to be more complicated than that. The Boer militia were not expert marksmen, but European troops in the open were just as ... Read full review

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Pretoria 2329 December 1898
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ROBERTSS ADVANCE
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About the author (1979)

Thomas Pakenham is the author of "The Scramble for Africa," which won the W. H. Smith and Alan Paton Awards.

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