Commando: a Boer journal of the Boer War

by Reitz, Deneys

Publisher: Faber in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 331 Downloads: 730
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  • Reitz, Deneys, 1882-1944.,
  • South African War, 1899-1902 -- Personal narratives.
  • Edition Notes

    Statementwith a preface by J. C. Smuts.
    SeriesFaber paper-covered editions
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT932 .R4 1968
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[4], 331 p.
    Number of Pages331
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4354169M
    ISBN 100571087787
    LC Control Number78396296

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Anglo-Boer War was to be a “white man’s war”. 18 The rationale behind this kind of racial thinking was best expressed by the Prime Minister of Natal, Colonel Albert (A.H.) Hime Author: Johan Wassermann.

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This book is a memoir of a young man, a Boer of south Africa and his fellowmen who battled against the colonial rule of the British in the second Boer war - they lost and became vassals of Britain.

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In the aftermath of the Second Boer War, he went into exile alongside his father and brothers, spending time in Madagascar before returning to South Africa and /5().

Smuts summed it up best in his preface: “Wars pass, but the human soul endures; the interest is not so much in the war as in the human experience behind it.

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The Boer commandos or " Kommandos " were volunteer military units of guerilla militia organized by the Boer people of South Africa. The term came into English usage during the Second Boer War of 4 List of Boer Commando units.

Orange Free State. 6 References and notes. Boer Commando in action during the First Boer War, Branch: Militia. Commando: A Boer Journal of the Boer War by Deneys Reitz starting at $ Commando: A Boer Journal of the Boer War has 9 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace5/5(1).

Commando: A Boer Journal of the Boer War, Deneys Reitz. Deneys Reitz was the young son of a former President of the Orange Free State. Like most other young Boer men he joined a commando at the outbreak of the Boer War in Unlike many others, he remained in the field from the start of the war until the bitter end.

The Free State town of Deneysville is named after him. His law firm, Deneys Reitz Inc, became a leader in South Africa and in merged with an international law firm. Published works. Three volumes of an autobiography: " Commando: A Boer Journal Of The Boer War ", first published in Great Britain inISBN Citizenship: South Africa.

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Deneys Reitz was an adventurer, a soldier, an attorney, a cabinet minister and an author – whose memoires of the Anglo Boer War – Commando: A Boer Journal Of The Boer War, published in – brought him considerable fame. Born 2 April in Bloemfontein and died 19 October at the age of 62 in London.

Family Background. About this book 'Commando' by Deneys Reit. A Boer Journal Of The Boer War Victrix causa diis placuit sed victa Catoni Commando has for many years been regarded as one of the best narratives of war and adventure in the English language. While still in his teens Deneys Reitz served in the Boer forces during the South African War and, after.

This riveting account of the Boer War as experienced by a young Boer irregular balances out our through-English-eyes perception of this hard-fought, brutal conflict (which saw the first use of concentration camps, if not of the harshness later associated with the phenomenon).

South African War or Boer War, –, war of the South African Republic (Transvaal) and the Orange Free State against Great Britain. Background Beginning with the acquisition in of the Cape of Good Hope, Great Britain gradually increased its territorial possessions in S Africa and by the late 19th cent.

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General Smuts wrote in the Preface of Commando: "Here is the book of the Boer War for which I have been waiting for the last twenty-five years and more. Many military books have been written on the Boer War - books full of interest and of valuable material for the future historian; but something else was wanted.

The Boer War was other than most. All pages and the cover are intact, but the dust cover may be missing, if applicable. Pages may include excessive notes and highlighting, but the text is not obscured or unreadable.

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