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The Great Boer War By Arthur Conan Doyle
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The Great Boer War is a non-fiction work on the Boer War by Arthur Conan Doyle and first published in 1900. By the end of the war in 1902 the book had been published in 16 editions, constantly... More > revised by Doyle.< Less
The Great Boer War By Arthur Conan Doyle
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Better known for his “Sherlock Holmes” books, Conan Doyle’s book was one of the first complete histories of the Anglo-Boer War as-it-happened. Published in 1902, Doyle’s book... More > became the standard by which all other histories of that conflict became to be measured. “Our military history has largely consisted in our conflicts with France, but Napoleon and all his veterans have never treated us so roughly as these bard-bitten farmers with their ancient theology and their inconveniently modern rifles.” – From the first chapter.< Less
The Boer in Peace and War By Arthur M. Mann
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The author has tried to write a fair assessment of the Boer, but in this book and as read in our modern day, it comes across as racist, bigotted and extremely harsh.If nothing else, his views do... More > explain the resentment the Boers held owards the British during the Boer Wars.These editions are facsimile prints and may contain some formatting errors or lack of graphical clarity. Some images may have been replaced or removed from original manuscript< Less
The Great Boer War By Arthur Conan Doyle
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The Great Boer War is a non-fiction work on the Boer War by Arthur Conan Doyle and first published in 1900. By the end of the war in 1902 the book had been published in 16 editions, constantly... More > revised by Doyle. It is an authorative and thorough account. The book was compiled with as much accuracy as was possible at the time and contained as much detail as a single volume permitted. These editions are facsimile prints and may contain some formatting errors or lack of graphical clarity. Some images may have been replaced or removed from original manuscript.< Less
The Great Boer War By Arthur Conan Doyle
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“Take this formidable people and train them for seven generations in constant warfare against savage men and ferocious beasts, in circumstances under which no weakling could survive, place them... More > so that they acquire exceptional skill with weapons and in horsemanship, give them a country which is eminently suited to the tactics of the huntsman, the marksman, and the rider. “Combine all these qualities and all these impulses in one individual, and you have the modern Boer—the most formidable antagonist who ever crossed thepath of Imperial Britain. “Our military history has largely consisted in our conflicts with France, but Napoleon and all his veterans have never treated us so roughly as these bard-bitten farmers with their ancient theology and their inconveniently modern rifles.”—From the first chapter. Now reworked with two dozen unique and rare pictures from the conflict.< Less
A Handbook To The Boer War By Anon
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An anonymous account of the Second Boer War which was fought in South Africa. The author served in the war for nearly two years and gives a reasonable and fairly accurate account of the war from a... More > British perspective. These editions are facsimile prints and may contain some formatting errors or lack of graphical clarity. Some images may have been replaced or removed from original manuscript.< Less
The Great Boer War By Arthur Conan Doyle
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The Great Boer War is a non-fiction work on the Boer War by Arthur Conan Doyle and first published in 1900 by Smith, Elder and Co. By the end of the war in 1902 the book had been published in 16... More > editions, constantly revised by Doyle. The Introduction describes the book as:The book was completed in September 1900, at a time when the British believed that the war was over: in fact the penultimate chapter is titled "The end of the war". However, the war continued until 1902.The Great Boer War by Arthur Conan Doyle at Google Books Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Great_Boer_War Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Boer War Diaries of Geldenhuys By Preller Geldenhuys
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Jan Geldenhuys was called up in October 1899 to serve in the Kroonstad Commando, deployed to the Western Front for the Siege of Kimberley. He fought at the Battles of Belmont, Graspan, Twee-Reviere,... More > Magersfontein and several other minor skirmishes. He was captured in April 1902 and banished as a prisoner of war to Umballa, India, where his experiences till Thursday, 20th November 1902 were documented. His diaries are lodged with the Anglo-Boer War museum in Bloemfontein. The author's grandmother, Lizzie Preller, provided the inspiration to research and to add this addition to African history.< Less
Boer War Lyrics By Louis Selmer
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The Great Boer War: Illustrated By Arthur Conan Doyle
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The Great Boer War is a non-fiction work on the Boer War by Arthur Conan Doyle and first published in 1900. During the course of the war some sixteen Editions of this work have appeared, each of... More > which was, I hope, a little more full and accurate than that which preceded it. I may fairly claim, however, that the absolute mistakes made have been few in number, and that I have never had occasion to reverse, and seldom to modify, the judgments which I have formed. In this final edition the early text has been carefully revised and all fresh available knowledge has been added within the limits of a single volume narrative. Of the various episodes in the latter half of the war it is impossible to say that the material is available for a complete and final chronicle. By the aid, however, of the official dispatches, of the newspapers, and of many private letters, I have done my best to give an intelligible and accurate account of the matter.< Less