The Boer War

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Random House, 1979 - History - 718 pages
Uses firsthand accounts to reconstruct Britain's last great imperial war which proved to be one of the costliest, deadliest, and most humiliating wars in British history

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User Review  - Hae-Yu - LibraryThing

If someone wants to read a single volume about the Boer War, this would be it. Pakenham has an incredible economy of style where he crams loads of information in a short space. Each page feels like 5 ... Read full review

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User Review  - dmmjlllt - LibraryThing

Fascinating book about a fascinating subject, probably not terribly well-know these days. Pakenham to some extent is telling a wider story about the British Empire, colonialism in Africa, the specific ... Read full review

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MILNERS
1
BULLERS REVERSE
125
Elandslaagte near Ladysmith Natal 21 October 1899
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