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Anglo-Boer War Diaries of Jan Geldenhuys By Preller Geldenhuys
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Jan Geldenhuys was called up in October 1899 to serve in the Kroonstad Commando on the Western Front and deployed for the Siege of Kimberley. He fought at the Battles of Belmont, Graspan,Twee-... More > Reviere (Modder River), Magersfontein and several other skirmishes. After Bloemfontein was occupied, he teamed up with Braam Preller, his father-in-law, and adopted 'fight and flight' tactics. His home was burnt down and wife interned in the Kroonstad Concentration Camp, where his new-born daughter died. 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. He shared a tent with his father-in-law and later met up with his father and brother who were POW's at Bhimtal. His diaries are lodged with the Anglo-Boer War museum in Bloemfontein. The author's grandmother, Lizzie Preller, having published her "Oorlogsherinneringe" (memoirs), provided the inspiration to add this addition to African history.< Less
The Anglo-Boer War Diaries of Jan Geldenhuys. 1899 - 1902 By Preller Geldenhuys
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Jan Geldenhuys was called up in October 1899 to serve in the Kroonstad Commando under Commandant Martinus Schoeman on the Western Front and deployed for the Siege of Kimberley. He fought at the... More > Battles of Belmont, Graspan, Twee-Riviere (Modder River), Magersfontein and several other minor skirmishes. He was captured in April 1902 [a mere two months before the end of the war] and banished as a prisoner of war to Umballa, India, where his experiences till Thursday, 20th November 1902, were documented.< 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
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
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
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
A Boer In Bangalore By Adam YAMEY
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Many Indians, including MK Gandhi (the future ‘Mahatma’), moved from the subcontinent to South Africa, particularly during the 19th century. Until the 2nd Anglo-Boer War broke out in... More > 1899, relatively few, if any, South Africans travelled to India. This illustrated book is centred around the impressions that India, and in particular Bangalore, made on an observant Boer leader who was taken to India in 1901. Illustrated.< Less
The Siege of Kimberley Its Humorous and Social Side; Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902); Eighteen Weeks in Eighteen Chapters By T. Phelan
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On the Warm Shores of Africa - The Ethnic Wars That Left a Legacy of Distrust - The Sequel to A Family Affair By Peter Cleary
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“YET ANOTHER SEMI-FICTI0NAL MASTERPIECE.” Dave Savides – A Family Affair On the Warm Shores of Africa continues the annals of the Allison family, first encountered in A Family... More > Affair. Jake, the lawman turned dark avenger. Abby, whose passion for another child transcends society norms. Kirk, their son, who has to choose between the greed of British colonialism and the insular nationalism of the Boers. The novel is wide ranging in history - from the Ninth Frontier War to the Anglo-Boer War – in location - from the cliffs of the Mzimvubu River gorge to the granite massif of St Helena Island – and in human emotions. Yet the ending is a promise.< Less
Plumer's Men: The Rhodesia Regiment and the Northwest Frontier during the Second South African War, 1899-1900 By Robert Burrett
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During the early phases of the Anglo-South African War, 1899-1900, members of the Rhodesia Regiment under the Command of Lt-Colonel H.C.O. Plumer, saw action in Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) and along... More > the eastern border of the Bechuanaland Protectorate (Botswana). They were instrumental in holding back substantial numbers of Boer forces which otherwise might have fought n the Natal and Cape Fronts. They were also in on the “Relief of Mafeking”. This book investigates the Rhodesia Regiment and seeks to correct some previous errors. A central theme is the current relocation of their otherwise forgotten battles and graves at Fort Tuli, Rhodes’ Drift, Mochudi, Gaborone, Lobatse and Ramathlabama. There is also mention of the role of the Rhodesian Field Force (consisting of Australian and New Zealand “Bushmen”, as well as members of the Imperial Yeomanry) as well as the often forgotten African participants; Kgosi Khama’s BaMangwato and Kgosi Linchwe’s BaKgatla.< Less

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