A fearless female champion for justice and humanity
Today, the term ‘concentration camp’ is synonymous with the horrors perpetrated by Nazi Germany during the Second World War. Nevertheless, concen..
Johanna Brandt & Dietlof van Warmelo
a Family’s Struggle Against the British During the Boer War—The Petticoat Commando or Boer Women in Secret Service by Johanna Brandt & On Commando by Dietlof van Warmelo
Joined by blood and conviction
This book contains two first hand accounts of the Second Boer War written by a brother and sister. Each had a strong sense of their Boer identity and saw the future o..
Anonymous (An Ex-Lieutenant of General de Villebois-Mareuil) & J. Y. F. Blake
Two Accounts of Foreigners Who Fought for the Boer Cause During the Anglo-Boer War
Ten Months in the Field With the Boers
by Anonymous (An Ex-Lieutenant of General de Villebois-Mareuil)
A West Pointer With the Boers
by J. Y. F. BlakeThe Irish and European Brigades in Boer servi..
F. D. Baillie
A Classic Account of a Famous Engagement of the Boer War
Mafeking—the siege and relief by one who was there
By the turn of the twentieth century the age of industrial warfare ensured that the time of protracted sieges was all but at an end. However, sout..
W. H. Mackinnon
The Boer War Record of the London Volunteers by Their Commanding Officer
London men at war against the Boers
The turn of the 19th century to 20th was a time of popularity for the military volunteer movement in the British Empire. When the Anglo-Boer War broke out the Ci..
Thomas T. Jeans
The Campaigns of the Royal Navy During the Anglo-Boer War
The story of the Royal Navy at war with the Boers
As students of the history of Royal Navy will appreciate, there were no major sea battles fought by the British in over a century between the Battl..
The Autobiography of the First British Private Soldier to Rise to the Highest Rank
Scarlet coat to red-tabs
It is a common aspect of uncommon men that their lives are so exceptional that they cannot be adequately described in a few words. So much the better then that the author o..
Frederick Maurice Crum
The Experiences of a Captain of the King’s Royal Rifles M. I. During the Boer War
Riflemen on horseback
The latter part of the 19th century returned to service a type of soldier who could trace his antecedents to the first dragoons—mounted men who would also fought on foot. Cava..
Charles R. Martin
With the Gordon Highlanders During the Second Afghan War & First Boer War 1867-84
The Gordons in Afghanistan and South Africa
Charles Martin’s riveting recollections of his time as a soldier in the ranks of the 92nd, the Gordon Highlanders in the latter part of the nineteenth ce..
Howard C. Hillegas
A Journalist’s Experiences of the Anglo-Boer War From the Boer Perspective
War with the Boer forces
The Boer War was the last major war of the Victorian age for the British Army and, perhaps more significantly, it was the last conflict that could be said to have its found..
Louis Eugène du Moulin
The Royal Sussex Regiment in the Second Boer War, 1899-1902
At war on the veldt
This book, written by a colonel of the regiment, recounts the experiences of the Royal Sussex Regiment throughout its service during the Second Anglo-Boer War in South Africa. T..
H. P. Holt
The Zulu War, the Boer War, the Zulu Rebellion and Policing the Colonial Frontier in South Africa 1873-1906
Fighting and policing on the veldt and in the bush
In parts of the globe during the nineteenth century, particularly those quarters incrementally being coloured red by the growth of the British Emp..
The Boer War as Seen by a Special Correspondent
The Boer War from an able writers pen
Although the title of this book reflects some of its subject matter, in fact, the relief of Mafeking is the objective—the concluding triumph—towards which many..
M. I. Ferrar
A Yorkshire Infantry Regiment at War in South Africa 1899-1902
A famous county regiment at war on the veldt
The Green Howards are a regiment with a long association with Yorkshire and the regimental names survives within the Yorkshire Regiment of the British A..
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Final Edition Covering the Entire Conflict 1899-1902
A great writer’s take on the war of his time
Several famous British novelists at the turn of nineteenth and twentieth centuries departed from the kinds of books that had brought them fame to write ..