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With the Boer Forces Paperback – J by Howard Clemens Hillegas (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 21 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ 4/5(3). Book from Project Gutenberg: With the Boer Forces. The most conspicuous feature of the Boer forces was the equality of the officers and the men, and the entire absence of any assumption of superiority by the leaders of the burghers. None of the generals or commandants wore any uniform of a distinctive type, and it was one of the most  difficult problems to distinguish an officer from the burghers. The book contains the following chapters: 1. The way to the Boer Country 2. From Farm to Battlefield 3. Composition of the Army 4. The Army organisation 5. The Boer Military system 6. The Boers in Battle 7. The Generals of the War 8. The War Presidents 9. Foreigners in the war Boer Women in the War Incidents of the War The Strength.
With the Boer Forces vii glasses stolen from me on my first journey to the front—but that does not prove that all the Boers were wicked. I spent many weeks with them, in their laagers, commandos, and homes, and I have none but the happiest recollections of my sojourn in the Boer country. The generals and burghers, from the. Hillegas (Howard C.) WITH THE BOER FORCES. with 23 illustrations and a plan. Published: Methuen & Co., London, Edition: Second edition. Boer is the Dutch and Afrikaans noun for "farmer" In South African contexts, "Boers" (Afrikaans: Boere) refers to the descendants of the proto Afrikaans speaking settlers of the eastern Cape frontier in Southern Africa during the 18th and much of the 19th century. With 23 illustrations and a plan. Second edition. pages + 47 pages publisher's catalogue, frontispiece, illustrations, plan, Methuen's Colonial Library catalogue printed on the front and back endpapers, starting to wear at the hinges, green cloth titled gilt on the spine, corners slightly bumped, light foxing, uncut edges, a good copy.
The book is written from a neutral point of departure - it is neither pro-Briton nor pro-Boer: approximately 60% of the places of remembrance that are included in the book commemorate the British forces and 40% the Republican. The treaty recognized the British military administration over Transvaal and the Orange Free State and authorized a general amnesty for Boer forces. In , the autonomous Union of South Africa was established by the British. It included Transvaal, the Orange Free State, the Cape of Good Hope, and Natal as provinces. The Boer War Collection. What are the main books and histories about the Boer War? The Boer War was the leading news story at the time. War correspondents embedded with the British army, and occasionally with the Boer forces, reported details of the battles and conditions at the front. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hillegas, Howard Clemens, With the Boer forces. London, Methuen, (OCoLC) Document Type.