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Boer Commando 1876-1902 : Warrior S. - Ruggeri

Boer Commando 1876-1902

Warrior S.

By: Ruggeri

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The Boer lifestyle of hunting for sport and profit honed the skills of field-craft, horsemanship and marksmanship, making them a formidable force in the field and well suited to guerrilla operations. This book describes the life and combat experiences of a typical Boer in this key period. Using meticulously researched analysis and comment, and the experiences of a composite character, Johannes de Bruyn, a revealing portrait of Boer life and military operations is drawn. The action at Laing's Neck, Majuba, the Zulu Civil War (where Boers fought for adventure and financial reward above all and the Second Anglo-Boer War are covered in this packed and informative treatment.

Introduction . Chronology . Enlistment . Training . Daily Life . Appearance and Dress . Belief and Belonging . Life on Campaign . Experience of Battle . Aftermath . Bibliography . Glossary . Musuem Collections . Collecting and Re-enactment . Colour Plate Commentaries

ISBN: 9781841766485
ISBN-10: 1841766488
Series: Warrior S.
Audience: BAU
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 64
Published: 20th May 2012
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.7 x 18.6  x 0.6
Weight (kg): 0.22
Edition Number: 1