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  • How Can Man Die Better
    How Can Man Die Better (English, Paperback) Lieut. Col. Mike Snook

    Wednesday 22 January 1879 was one of the most dramatic days in the long and distinguished history of the British Army. At noon a massive Zulu host attacked the 24th Regiment in its encampment at the foot of the mountain of Isandlwana, a distinctive feature that bore an eerie resemblance to the Sphinx badge of the outnumbered redcoats. Disaster ensued. Later that afternoon the victorious Zulus...

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  • Boer Guerrilla vs British Mounted Soldier
    Boer Guerrilla vs British Mounted Soldier (English, Paperback) Johnny Shumate

    The fully illustrated David-vs-Goliath story of the Boer commandos and British mounted troops who fought one another in South Africa in the final years of the nineteenth century.

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  • The Boer War
    The Boer War (English, Paperback) Denis Judd, Keith Terrance Surridge

    The Boer War of 1899-1902 was an epic of heroism and bungling, cunning and barbarism with an extraordinary cast of characters - including Churchill, Rhodes, Conan Doyle, Smuts, Kipling, Gandhi, Kruger and Kitchener. This book provides a complete history of the Boer War - from the first signs of unrest to the eventual peace.

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  • The Compassionate Englishwoman
    The Compassionate Englishwoman (English, Paperback) Robert Eales

    In London, the upper class Emily Hobhouse hears that women and children caught in the Boer War are having a difficult time. Concerned, she goes to South Africa - by herself and at her own initiative - to investigate and assist. ...

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  • A Splendid Savage
    A Splendid Savage (English, Paperback) Steve Kemper

    "Rich, detailed, and pitch-perfect, with the witty and wonderful skipping off every page."-Maxwell Carter, Wall Street Journal

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  • Tracing Your Boer War Ancestors
    Tracing Your Boer War Ancestors (English, Paperback) Jane Marchese Robinson

    As well as offering a guide for researchers, this book will provide a narrative of the conflict, case studies of soldiers, and reveal how soldiers' families back home were affected.

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  • Kruger, kommandos & kak
    Kruger, kommandos & kak (English, Paperback) Chris Ash

    This book will take everything you thought you 'knew' about the war and turn it on its head. Hard-hitting and uncomfortable reading for those who do not want their bubble of ignorance burst, Kruger, Kommandos & Kak exposes that side of the Boer War which the apartheid propaganda machine didn't want you to know about.

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  • The Boer War
    The Boer War (English, Paperback) Bill Nasson

    A new perspective on the last, longest and most expensive of Britain's colonial wars.

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  • The Siege of Ladysmith
    The Siege of Ladysmith (English, Paperback) Steve Watt

    The Siege of Ladysmith drew the world's attention to this dusty, hot town in Natal. Although constantly under bombardment by the Boers, disease due to privations and poor sanitation, rather than military action caused the greatest number of casualties to the besieged.

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  • The Battle of Vaalkrans
    The Battle of Vaalkrans (English, Paperback) Steve Watt

    With Ladysmith weakening daily, Buller made a third attempt to relieve the beleaguered town. Inspired by his optimism, the British soldiers made an unusually feint attack on the weakly held Boer position. Although achieving partial success, Buller failed to capitalise on it and ultimately abandoned Vaalkrans.

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  • The Battle of Spioenkop
    The Battle of Spioenkop (English, Paperback) Gilbert Torlage

    Confusion and carnage among the British troops on the summit of Spioenkop followed what began as a successful surprise on the Boers. Under constant, heavy fire the British were forced to withdraw, once again failing to relieve Ladysmith.

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  • Memorializing the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902
    Memorializing the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902 (English, Paperback) Valerie B. Parkhouse

    Memorializing the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902 is a study of a group of memorials to soldiers who fought in a now nearly forgotten war, and deals with the many factors influencing why there was such an unprecedented number of memorials compared to those to previous conflicts like the Crimean War, fifty years earlier.

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  • The Boer War 1899-1902
    The Boer War 1899-1902 (English, Hardback) John Grehan, Martin Mace

    First time a full collection of Despatches reports have been published. This book covers the battles fought between the British Empire and the two independent Boer republics.

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  • Four War Boer
    Four War Boer (English, Hardback) Colin D. Heaton

    The amazing life of Pieter Krueler (1885-1986) provides a window into a full century of conflict such as one man rarely experiences.

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  • Battle Story: Mafeking 1899-1900
    Battle Story: Mafeking 1899-1900 (English, Paperback) Edmund Yorke

    The Siege of Mafeking remains one of the most renowned actions of the Second Boer War, with the British Army defeating a Boer force of up to 8,000 men with barely 1,500 troops.

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  • Commando
    Commando (Paperback) Deneys Reitz

    Deney Reitz' classic account of the Boer War.

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  • Zulu Victory
    Zulu Victory (English, Paperback) Ron Lock, Peter Quantrill

    An outstanding examination of the Isandlwana affair.

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  • Churchill's South Africa
    Churchill's South Africa (English, Hardback) Chris Schoeman

    In October 1899, the 24-year-old Winston Churchill sailed for South Africa as war correspondent for the Morning Post to report on the Boer War. Churchill's South Africa covers the future statesman's travels across the Great Karoo and through the green hills of Natal, his capture by the Boers, his escape to Delagoa Bay and his triumphant return to the Natal front as an officer in the SA Light...

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  • The Battle of Colenso
    The Battle of Colenso (English, Paperback) S.B. Bourquin, Gilbert Torlage

    Faulty and inadequate reconnaissance of the area by Buller's men was no match for the meticulous planning of the young Boer general, Louis Botha. The outcome of this battle - Buller's first and failed attempt to relieve Ladysmith - was a serious reverse for British arms.

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  • The Natal Campaign
    The Natal Campaign (English, Paperback) Hugh Rethman

    A compelling examination of the campaign in Natal during the Boer War.

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