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The Battle of Paardeberg: Lord Roberts' Gambit By Martin Marais
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The Boer War (1899-1902) was fought between the tiny South African Boer republics and the might of the British Empire. For the British it was a foretaste of the devastating power of the modern... More > weaponry they would face in the First World War and they suffered a series of catastrophic defeats. In response Field Marshal Frederick ‘Bobs’ Roberts initiated one of the most audacious manoeuvres of the war. His objective was to outflank General Pieter Cronjé, ‘the Lion of Potchefstroom’ and his Boer army which sat astride the route to the besieged town of Kimberley. The move would culminate in one of the bloodiest conflicts of the war; the battle of Paardeberg and the outcome was far from certain for either man. Would it be Lord Roberts or General Cronjé that prevailed?< Less
The Battle of Paardeberg: Lord Roberts' Gambit By Martin Marais
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Fifteen years before their heroic action on the Somme, Canadian Regiments were engaged in their first international war - the Anglo-Boer (1899-1902) - in South Africa. Fighting for the British... More > Empire, it was a horrific initiation to the devastating power of modern weapons of war. Seen through the eyes of the officers and men, this is the story of the part they played in one of the most important battles of the war - the Battle of Paardeberg.< Less
The Battle of Paardeberg: Lord Roberts' Gambit By Martin Marais
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The Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) was fought between the tiny South African Boer republics and the mighty British Empire. For the British it was a foretaste of the devastating power of the modern... More > weaponry they would face in the First World War and they suffered a series of catastrophic defeats. In response Field Marshal Frederick Roberts initiated one of the most audacious manoeuvres of the war. His objective was to outflank General Pieter Cronjé and his Boer army which sat astride the route to the besieged town of Kimberley. The move would culminate in one of the bloodiest conflicts of the war, the Battle of Paardeberg. The outcome of the battle was far from certain for either man. Would it be Lord Roberts or General Cronjé who prevailed?< Less
The Battle of Paardeberg: Lord Roberts' Gambit By Martin Marais
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In the first months of the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) the British suffered a series of catastrophic defeats – the Boers had defeated them in Natal, besieged three British towns and General... More > Cronjé now sat astride the railway line between Cape Town and the besieged town of Kimberley. In response the British initiated an audacious manoeuvre to outflank Cronjé which culminated in one of the bloodiest conflicts of the war, the Battle of Paardeberg. The outcome was uncertain for both sides - would the British prevail or would the Boers continue to hold the upper hand?< Less

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