The Hall Handbook of the Anglo-Boer War :: Darrell Hall, Fransjohan Pretorius & Gilbert Torlage

The Hall Handbook of the Anglo-Boer War :: Darrell Hall, Fransjohan Pretorius & Gilbert Torlage soon to be presented for sale on the impressive BookLovers of Bath web site!

Pietermaritzburg: University of Natal Press, 2000, Paperback.

Includes: Black & white photographs (within the text); Tables; List of abbreviations; List of sources; Cutaways;

From the cover: This book is not a history of the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902. It is a general reference book, providing background information for those who wish to study the war, but who have no real knowledge of how the opposing forces were organised, their equipment, the personalities involved, and so on.

The war began on 11 October 1899 and ended on 31 May 1902. It is intended to mark the centenary in 1999 with various functions, visits and battlefield tours. It is important to understand that this book was written with reconciliation in mind. The descendants of those who were involved in battle 100 years ago now live in harmony in this country, and all the functions are intended to promote this ideal.

However, there were almost …

Near Fine.

(ix) 272 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¾”.

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


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