Field Gun Jack Versus the Boers: The Royal Navy in South Africa, 1899-1900 :: Tony Bridgland

Field Gun Jack Versus the Boers: The Royal Navy in South Africa, 1899-1900 :: Tony Bridgland soon to be presented for sale on the astounding BookLovers of Bath web site!

Barnsley: Leo Cooper, 1998, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Black & white photographs (plates); Maps; Maps to the lining papers; Glossary; Appendices (3);

From the cover: The conventional image conjured up by the name Boer War is likely to be of a straggling line of scruffy-looking men trying to persuade some recalcitrant oxen to pull a gun across a muddy stream with steep banks in the middle of a desolate-looking wilderness dotted with a. few stunted trees, and indeed this is just as it was, so it will come as a surprise to many to learn that the Royal Navy actually played a vital role in this exclusively land-based war.

Tony Bridg…

Introduction by: Lord Lewin

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.

Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 243 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I sweet-talk you into considering additional gorgeous books that are part of my Military History catalogue?


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