Cover of Campaign Pictures Of The War In South Africa 1899 1900

Campaign Pictures Of The War In South Africa 1899 1900

Auhtor: A Hales

Language: english
Published: 1901

Genres:

war,  correspondence
Downloads: 78
eBook size: 419Kb

Review by Timothy B. Riley, April 2008


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'Campaign Pictures Of The War In South Africa 1899 1900':

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... eBook, Campaign Pictures of the War in South Africa. (1899-1900), by A. G. Hales. Title: Campaign Pictures of the War in South Africa (1899-1900) ...
... beyond the shadow of a doubt. From the little farmhouse hospital I was sent on in an ambulance train to the hospital at Springfontein, where all ...
... hand under his pillow and drew forth a flask of Dop. Drink to her, he said. To whom. I asked, falling in with the humour of the man. To the ...
... simply amounted to this. One hundred of the Victorian Mounted Rifles went out to make a demonstration towards Sunnyside, in Cape Colony, where a number ...
... soon swept the plain clear of the enemy, and they retired, carrying their dead and wounded with them. The work for the day was done, and well done, ...
... are not particular as to colour, red, blue, yellow, or pink, anything will do as long as it is brilliant. The skins of the girls are almost as varied ...
... to assert that typhoid fever would have wrought far more havoc amongst them than our rifles. I saw no literature in laager except Bibles. I witnessed ...
... fight, he said. We had ambushed a lot of the British troops-the Worcesters, I think, they called them. They could neither advance nor retire we ...
... Commandant Olivier to vacate his almost impregnable position without striking a blow, and later by his masterly move in swooping down on Bethulie Bridge ...
... there seldom is in an artillery duel, carried on by men who know the game, in hilly country. Once during the afternoon the big gun belonging to the ...
... upon its knees, looks round dumbly on the wilderness of blackness, then turns its piteous eyes upward towards the skies that seem so full of laughing ...
... roused your indignation as I, an unknown man, dare not hope to do. But though what I have written does not bear the magical name of Steevens or of Forbes, ...
... for the terms on which they might surrender. On the evening of the 29th July we knew that the enemy were negotiating for terms of peace, though things ...
... SKETCHES IN CAMP. THE NIGGER SERVANT. It is raining outside my tent. It has rained for three days and nights, and looks quite capable ...
... BATTLE OF MAGERSFONTEIN. MAGERSFONTEIN. The Australians, after relieving Belmont from the Boer commando, suddenly received orders to march upon Enslin, ...
... of Royal Horse Artillery and two guns is with them. On half a dozen occasions the Boers have threatened to sweep down upon them from the hilly country ...
... reaches his eye.) He has that dash of vanity in his composition which I have found in all good Irishmen, and he prides himself far more on the execution ...
... sable subjects of our Queen. Their heads sit upon their necks with a bold, defiant poise, their throats are full, round, and muscular, their chests ...
... wise to allow the whites to carry arms, it is not wise or right to allow sixty thousand fierce fighting men to remain fully equipped and mounted. To ...
... like meaner things. I looked above, and saw the monument of him whose peerless genius gave us empire on the seas. I looked below, and saw, far as my eyes ...