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The Battle of Modder Spruit and Tchrengula : The Fight for Ladysmith, 30 October 1899

The Battle of Modder Spruit and Tchrengula : The Fight for Ladysmith, 30 October 1899

Publisher : 30 Degrees South Publishers
SKU: 9781928211488
R 79,00
R 67,15
Battles of the Anglo-Boer War series provides an accessible guide to some of the major campaigns, battles and battlefields of this historic conflict in KwaZulu-Natal. The books are written for the general reader as well as for historians seeking fresh insights into the events leading up to, during and after the battles.
Battles of the Anglo-Boer War series provides an accessible guide to some of the major campaigns, battles and battlefields of this historic conflict in KwaZulu-Natal. The books are written for the general reader as well as for historians seeking fresh insights into the events leading up to, during and after the battles. The text is supported by contemporary accounts and photographs, some of which have never previously been published. Maps show in detail the routes and dispositions of the opposing forces for each battle. The Battle of Modder Spruit and Tchrengula was the last before the commencement of the Siege of Ladysmith. Due to military blunders the battle resulted in the defeat of British arms. A day later Lord Wolseley, the British Commander-in-Chief, commented, " for the last half century we had no such disaster as that of yesterday."
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781928211488
Publisher 30 Degrees South Publishers
Contributor By (author) Steve Watt
Publication Date 2014-01-10
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 30
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 210 X 148 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 500
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Battles of the Anglo-Boer War series provides an accessible guide to some of the major campaigns, battles and battlefields of this historic conflict in KwaZulu-Natal. The books are written for the general reader as well as for historians seeking fresh insights into the events leading up to, during and after the battles. The text is supported by contemporary accounts and photographs, some of which have never previously been published. Maps show in detail the routes and dispositions of the opposing forces for each battle. The Battle of Modder Spruit and Tchrengula was the last before the commencement of the Siege of Ladysmith. Due to military blunders the battle resulted in the defeat of British arms. A day later Lord Wolseley, the British Commander-in-Chief, commented, " for the last half century we had no such disaster as that of yesterday."
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781928211488
Publisher 30 Degrees South Publishers
Contributor By (author) Steve Watt
Publication Date 2014-01-10
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 30
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 210 X 148 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 500
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