Boer Wars

    Natal Campaign

    By Rethman Hugh

    Paperback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    A compelling examination of the campaign in Natal during the Boer War.

    Hero of the Empire

    By Candice Millard

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    'Thrilling, tremendously enjoyable' The New York Times 'A nail-biting escape story' Financial Times At the age of twenty-four, Winston Churchill already believed he was destined for greatness. This is the incredible story of how one incredible year in Churchill's life - an adventure involving war in South Africa, imprisonment, endurance...


    By John Sadler

    Paperback Save £0.74 = £7.25

    An accessible history of the British soldier in WWI.

    Hero of the Empire

    By Candice Millard

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    'Completely engrossing' Andrew RobertsFrom The New York Times bestselling author Candice Millard, this is the gripping true story of one dramatic - and emblematic - year in the early life of Winston ChurchillAt the age of twenty-four, Winston Churchill believed that to achieve his ambition of becoming Prime Minister he...

    Friends and Enemies: The Natal Campaign in the South African War 1899-1902

    By Rethman Hugh

    Paperback Save £3.94 = £12.05

    When the Boer Republics invaded Natal in 1899, the invaders could have been driven out with casualties measured in hundreds. Instead Britain was to lose nearly 9,000 men killed in action, more than 13,000 to disease and a further 75,000 wounded and sick were invalided back to Britain. The war...

    Remembering the South African War: Britain and the Memory of the Anglo-Boer War, from 1899 to the Present

    By Peter Donaldson

    Hardback Save £8.04 = £61.96

    The first comprehensive survey of the memorialisation process in Britain in the aftermath of the South African War, uncovering the themes and myths that underpinned the interpretations of the war as well as shifting patterns in how the war was represented and conceived.

    Boer War

    By Denis Judd

    Paperback £13.70

    The Boer War of 1899-1902 was an epic of heroism and bungling, cunning and barbarism with an extraordinary cast of characters - including Churchill, Rhodes, Conan Doyle, Smuts, Kipling, Gandhi, Kruger and Kitchener. This book provides a complete history of the Boer War - from the first signs of unrest...

    Roberts and Kitchener in South Africa: 1900-1902

    By Rodney Atwood

    Hardback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    The British Army was shocked by three military defeats in a week in South Africa in late 1900. The commanding General Sir Redvers Buller lost his nerve. Britain sent forth not one, but two military heroes - Field Marshal Lord Roberts and Major General Lord Kitchener.

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