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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
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: 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
Big Guns of the Boer War By elizabeth thompson
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The Second Anglo Boer War centenary celebrations took place in 2001, and since then we saw a flow of new historical writings on the subject. These writings just il ustrate how the great battle... More > between the South African Boers< Less
The Great Boer War (Illustrated) By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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BOER NATIONS CAUSE OF QUARREL NEGOTIATIONS EVE OF WAR TALANA HILL ELANDSLAAGTE AND RIETFONTEIN BATTLE OF LADYSMITH LORD METHUEN'S ADVANCE BATTLE OF MAGERSFONTEIN BATTLE OF STORMBERG BATTLE OF... More > COLENSO DARK HOUR SIEGE OF LADYSMITH COLESBERG OPERATIONS SPION KOP VAALKRANZ BULLER'S FINAL ADVANCE SIEGE AND RELIEF OF KIMBERLEY PAARDEBERG ROBERTS'S ADVANCE ON BLOEMFONTEIN STRATEGIC EFFECTS OF LORD ROBERTS'S MARCH HALT AT BLOEMFONTEIN CLEARING OF THE SOUTH-EAST SIEGE OF MAFEKING MARCH ON PRETORIA DIAMOND HILL--RUNDLE'S OPERATIONS LINES OF COMMUNICATION HALT AT PRETORIA ADVANCE TO KOMATIPOORT CAMPAIGN OF DE WET GUERILLA WARFARE IN THE TRANSVAAL SECOND INVASION OF CAPE COLONY NORTHERN OPERATIONS FROM JANUARY TO APRIL, 1901 WINTER CAMPAIGN (APRIL TO SEPTEMBER, 1901) GUERILLA OPERATIONS IN CAPE COLONY SPRING CAMPAIGN (SEPTEMBER TO DECEMBER, 1901) CAMPAIGN OF JANUARY TO APRIL, 1902 DE LA REY'S CAMPAIGN OF 1902.< Less
The Great Boer War By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle DL (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a Scottish physician and writer who is most noted for his fictional stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are... More > generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction. He is also known for writing the fictional adventures of a second character he invented, Professor Challenger, and for popularising the mystery of the Mary Celeste. He was a prolific writer whose other works include fantasy and science fiction stories, plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction, and historical novels. -Wikipedia< Less
With the Boer Forces By Howard C. Hillegas
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This book portrays Howard C. Hillegas' account of the Anglo-Boer War (1899 - 1902). He was sent to South Africa as a correspondent by The New York World and wrote this book on his return to New York... More > after spending time with the Boer forces in the field. From the preface: "In the following pages I have endeavoured to present an accurate picture of the Boers in war-time. My duties as a newspaper correspondent carried me to the Boer side, and herein I depict all that I saw. Some parts of my narrative may not be pleasing to the British reader; others may offend the sensibilities of the Boer sympathisers. I have written truthfully, but with a kindly spirit and with the intention of presenting an unbiased account of the struggle as it was unfolded to the view from the Boer side."< Less