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South Africa and the Transvaal War, Volume V By Louis Creswicke
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Volume five of six of Creswicke's classic military history of the Boer War. This volume covers the period from the Disaster at Koorn Spruit to Lord Robert's Entry into Pretoria.
Through South Africa His Visit to Rhodesia, the Transvaal, Cape Colony, Natal By Henry M. (Henry Morton) Stanley
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Henry Morton Stanley GCB (born John Rowlands; 28 January 1841... More > – 10 May 1904) was a Welsh journalist and explorer who was famous for his exploration of central Africa and his search for missionary and explorer David Livingstone. Upon finding Livingstone, Stanley reportedly asked, "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?" Stanley is also known for his search for the source of the Nile, his work in and development of the Congo Basin region in association with King Leopold II of the Belgians, and commanding the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition. He was knighted in 1899.Henry Stanley was born in 1841 as John Rowlands in Denbigh, Denbighshire, Wales. His mother Elizabeth Parry was 18 years old at the time of his birth. She abandoned him as a very young baby and cut off all communication. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Morton_Stanley< Less
Jess: Episode de la guerre du Transvaal [French] By H. Rider (Henry Rider) Haggard
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Sir Henry Rider Haggard, KBE (/ˈhæɡərd/; 22... More > June 1856 – 14 May 1925), known as H. Rider Haggard, was an English writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations, predominantly Africa, and a pioneer of the Lost World literary genre. He was also involved in agricultural reform throughout the British Empire. His stories, situated at the lighter end of Victorian literature, continue to be popular and influential.Henry Rider Haggard, generally known as H. Rider Haggard or Rider Haggard, was born at Bradenham, Norfolk, the eighth of ten children, to Sir William Meybohm Rider Haggard, a barrister, and Ella Doveton, an author and poet. His father was born in Saint Petersburg, Russia, to British parents. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._Rider_Haggard< Less
South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. 3 (of 6) From the Battle of Colenso, 15th Dec. 1899, to Lord Roberts's Advance into the Free State, 12th Feb. 1900 By Louis Creswicke
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Une politique europeenne : la France, la Russie, l'Allemagne et la guerre au Transvaal [French] By Etienne Grosclaude
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Jock of the Bushveld By Percy Fitzpatrick
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Jock of the Bushveld is a true story by South African author Sir James Percy FitzPatrick. The book tells of FitzPatrick's travels with his dog, Jock, a Staffordshire Bull Terrier, during the 1880s,... More > when he worked as a storeman, prospector's assistant, journalist and ox-wagon transport-rider in the Bushveld region of the Transvaal (then the South African Republic).Not long into his career as a transport rider, one of FitzPatrick's companion's dogs had a litter of puppies. She was a well-respected bull terrier trail dog, though somewhat unattractive, and she had been covered by a pedigree Staffordshire Bull Terrier. Five of her six pups were the epitome of their breeding. They were strong, fat and had good colouring. However, one of them was a runt. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jock_of_the_Bushveld Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< 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
London to Ladysmith via Pretoria By Winston Churchill
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London to Ladysmith via Pretoria is a book written by Winston Churchill. It is a personal record of Churchill's impressions during the first five months of the Second Boer War. It includes an account... More > of the Relief of Ladysmith, and also the story of Churchill's capture and dramatic escape from the Boers. The book was first published in 1900, and dedicated to the staff of the Natal Government railway.In 1899 Winston Churchill, though he had left his Regiment, the 4th Hussars, in the previous March, was eager as ever to be within the sound of the guns and wasted no time in getting himself accredited to The Morning Post as war correspondent. He sailed from Southampton aboard the Dumottar Castle on 14 October and reached Cape Town on the 31st.Churchill was captured while a military reporter. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_to_Ladysmith_via_Pretoria Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< 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
Swallow: A Tale of the Great Trek By H. Rider (Henry Rider) Haggard
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Sir Henry Rider Haggard, KBE (/ˈhæɡərd/; 22... More > June 1856 – 14 May 1925), known as H. Rider Haggard, was an English writer of adventure novels set in exotic locations, predominantly Africa, and a pioneer of the Lost World literary genre. He was also involved in agricultural reform throughout the British Empire. His stories, situated at the lighter end of Victorian literature, continue to be popular and influential.Henry Rider Haggard, generally known as H. Rider Haggard or Rider Haggard, was born at Bradenham, Norfolk, the eighth of ten children, to Sir William Meybohm Rider Haggard, a barrister, and Ella Doveton, an author and poet. His father was born in Saint Petersburg, Russia, to British parents. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H._Rider_Haggard< Less

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