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Commando By Deneys Reitz
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(Revised in May 2009) Deneys Reitz was 17 when the Boer War broke out in 1899. Reitz describes that he had no hatred of the British people, but "as a South African, one had to fight for one's... More > country." Reitz had learned to ride, shoot and swim almost as soon as he could walk, and the skills and endurance he had acquired during those years were to be made full use of during the war. He fought with different Boer Commandos, where each Commando consisted mainly of farmers on horseback, using their own horses and guns. Commando describes the tumult through the eyes of a warrior in the saddle. Reitz was fortunate to be present at nearly every one of the major battles of the war. Commando is a straightforward narrative that describes an extraordinary adventure and brings us a vivid, unforgettable picture of mobile guerrilla warfare, especially later in the war as General Smuts and men like Reitz fought on, braving heat, cold, rain, tiring horses, and lack of food, clothing, and boots.< Less
Commando By Deneys Reitz
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A Boer Journal Of The Boer War While still in his teens Deneys Reitz served in the Boer forces during the South African War and, after fighting to the bitter end, chose exile in Madagascar rather... More > than life under the British flag. It was during those years of banishment that he set down, while it was still vivid in his memory, this record of battle and guerilla warfare. This chronicle of forced marches, ambuscades, night attacks and narrow escapes shows why the Boer resistance took so long to crack. Fritz learned the craft of the guerilla under such masters as Botha, Delarey and Smuts, and from Smuts he learned, too, in due course the arts of peace, for it was Smuts who persuaded Reitz to return to South Africa and help in building the young Dominion. In that capacity Reitz showed the same qualities of wisdom, courage and leadership which he had developed as a fighting man, and he crowned a brilliant career of public service to the Union of South Africa by becoming its High Commissioner in London.< Less
Commando By Deneys Reitz
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A Boer Journal Of The Boer War While still in his teens Deneys Reitz served in the Boer forces during the South African War and, after fighting to the bitter end, chose exile in Madagascar rather... More > than life under the British flag. It was during those years of banishment that he set down, while it was still vivid in his memory, this record of battle and guerilla warfare. This chronicle of forced marches, ambuscades, night attacks and narrow escapes shows why the Boer resistance took so long to crack. Fritz learned the craft of the guerilla under such masters as Botha, Delarey and Smuts, and from Smuts he learned, too, in due course the arts of peace, for it was Smuts who persuaded Reitz to return to South Africa and help in building the young Dominion. In that capacity Reitz showed the same qualities of wisdom, courage and leadership which he had developed as a fighting man, and he crowned a brilliant career of public service to the Union of South Africa by becoming its High Commissioner in London.< Less
To Save Her By Jennifer Diane Reitz
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Being a curious journey through alien alternate universes to rescue one little girl multiplied by infinity.
To Save Her Coloring and Activity Book By Jennifer Diane Reitz
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An epilogue to the book "To Save Her" that's also a coloring book!
Pastel Defender Heliotrope By Jennifer Diane Reitz
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Heliotrope Security Aoi is the name of a little girl. Only the little girl is actually a half-price neoplastic sex doll animated by an ancient artifact created by a post-singularity race from... More > another universe. And the little girl lives in an alien cosmos herself, the universe of Pastel - a place of floating rectangular continents and endless sky. She has powers, too, only she doesn't know how or why. The question is -- can she save the universe? And which universe? A wild ride awaits...< Less
Unicorn Jelly By Jennifer Diane Reitz
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A philosophical and metaphorical science fiction story with a definite beginning and ending, originally told as a web comic.
Unicorn Jelly By Jennifer Diane Reitz
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A philosophical and metaphorical science fiction story with a definite beginning and ending, originally told as a web comic.
The Ishtar Crisis By Jennifer Diane Reitz, Sandra Woodruff
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A wild, hard science fiction novel of the year 2050, where one massive corporation owns everything, where blue-eyed, genetically chimeric anthropups track down enemies of the state, and where... More > nanotechnology is reserved for terraforming the planet Venus. Join the renegade Tala as she turns the corporate state upside-down, and leaves a dying Earth for stranger pastures!< Less
The Ishtar Crisis By Jennifer Diane Reitz, Sandra Woodruff
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A wild, hard science fiction novel of the year 2050, where one massive corporation owns everything, where blue-eyed, genetically chimeric anthropups track down enemies of the state, and where... More > nanotechnology is reserved for terraforming the planet Venus. Join the renegade Tala as she turns the corporate state upside-down, and leaves a dying Earth for stranger pastures!< Less