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Campaign Pictures of the War in South Africa, 1899-1900 (Letters from the Front)

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Published by IndyPublish .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War & Military,
  • Fiction / War,
  • Fiction - Men"s Adventure

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages172
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8540013M
    ISBN 101428078754
    ISBN 109781428078758

    In stature he is mostly tall, thin, and active. He is a good fighting man, according to his lights. As soon as the flying rebel was in safety the Boers opened fire, Campaign Pictures of the War in South Africa Peter Falla, the trooper, twice through the arm, one bullet entering a few inches below the shoulder, the other shattering the bone a little way above the elbow. The Boer leaders know this, however, and are very loth to allow temptation to overcome discretion; but at times, either through the impetuosity of their troops or through errors in generalship, they give themselves away entirely, and that is precisely what they did upon this occasion. From early November about 7, Boer began their siege, again content to starve the town into submission. If all your fellows fought it out to the bitter end as he did, we should run short of ammunition before the war was very old.

    Their orders were simply to act against the British whenever possible. I find it quite hard Campaign Pictures of the War in South Africa to get at the truth even when it is personally sought for. Young and nurses, all I can say is that they are gentlewomen of the highest type, of whom any nation in the world might well be proud. Here everything was as clean as human industry could make it, and the hospital was worked like a piece of military mechanism. I little fancied when I sat at my ease in my tent in the British camp that my next epistle would be written from a hospital as a prisoner, but such is the case, and, after all, I am far more inclined to be thankful than to growl at my luck.

    It will not be a long-range fight if I am any judge of men and things; it will be settled at close quarters, and the "baynit and the butt" will play a prominent part in the melee. Mounted Infantry An unusual feature of the Boer War, and of its guerrilla phase in particular, was the prominence of mounted troops, including Mounted Infantry. He is a big man physically, tall and broad, a man of immense strength, but very gentle in his manner, as so many exceptionally strong men are. So now the men ease their feelings by jeering at each other.


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Campaign Pictures of the War in South Africa, 1899-1900 (Letters from the Front) by G. A. Hales Download PDF Ebook

French's cavalry campaign What on earth made you do such a fool's trick as to try and ride from our rifles at that distance? That was the cruel part of it. Two Years on Trek. Buller's campaign with the Natal field force of Before describing the fight it may be as well to give some slight idea of the disposition of the opposing forces.

After the arrival in Capetown of the two celebrated soldiers, Lords Roberts and Kitchener, I made it my business to converse with as many Boers as 1899-1900 book in regard to the 1899-1900 book Generals, and was astonished to find how much they knew concerning them.

All that science can do is done. The history of Lumsden's Horse South Africa Hales by 'Spy' in the Vanity Fair supplement, Campaign Pictures of the War in South Africa know Chinamen exceptionally well, I have had an education in the ways of the children of Confucius; but no Chinaman that I have come in contact with could ever imitate the half-idiotic smile, the patient, ox-like placidity of countenance, the meek, religious look of holy resignation to the will of Providence which comes naturally to the ordinary Boer farmer.

We were to shake hands under peculiar circumstances away in a foreign land, in a foreign hospital, both of us prisoners of war, both of us wounded. No difference is made between the two in regard to accommodation—food, medical attendance, nursing, or visiting.

They think that President Kruger has astonished the world, and they wag their heads, and give one to understand that the same old gentleman has a good many more surprises in store for us. The British also implemented a " Scorched Earth " policy under which they targeted everything within the controlled areas that could give sustenance to the Boer guerrillas with a view to making it harder and harder for the Boers to survive.

The middle of December was disastrous for the British army. History of the war in South Africa, vol. One British response to the guerrilla war was a 'scorched earth' policy to deny the guerillas supplies and refuge.

Captain Moor, Lieutenant Darling, and Lieutenant Parker each took a small section into action; the others were under the immediate control of their sergeants.

He has a typical Dutch face, calm, strong, and passionless. The rifle clattered on to the rocks, but as we drew round him he pulled his revolver with his one good hand, and started to pot us. Many a gallant deed was done that day by officers and men.

Twice captured - a record of adventure during the Boer War On the road thither we called at many farms, and at every one men, women, and children came out to see us.

The Brunt of the War, and where it Fell All at once a body of scouts ran upon a large body of the enemy near Pottsberg Farm, in a deep and shady ravine.

All night long it was march, halt, and "Bear a hand, men," for those thrice accursed mules failed us at every pinch. Yesterday Mr. The heat was simply blistering, but the Australians did not seem to mind it to any great extent; they were simply feverish to get on to the front, but they had to hang back and guard the transports.Campaign Pictures of the War in South Africa () - tjarrodbonta.com You’re read light novel Campaign Pictures of the War in South Africa () Part 2 online at tjarrodbonta.com Please use the follow button to get notification about the latest chapter next time when you visit tjarrodbonta.com Use F11 button to read novel in full-screen(PC only).

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