Books tagged: boer war

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Warren! The Bond of Brotherhood
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,720. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
General Sir Charles Warren's incredible adventures and struggles, which he undertook in true Masonic spirit, and how he managed to change the world as we know it, through the invisible Bond of Brotherhood... An example of Masonic leadership, to inspire Freemasons all over the world to look into the strengths of our organization and acknowledge the moral support received from our Brotherhood.
The Battle Honours of the Royal Hampshire Regiment
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,990. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Men from Hampshire have for generations fought in the ranks of the Royal Hampshire Regiment, or its predecessors. All 160 Battle Honours of the regiment are featured in this book, including Blenheim, Minden, Barrosa, Kabul, Paardeburg, Mons, The Somme, Mesopotamia, Ypres, Passchendaele, Dunkirk, North Africa, Sicily, D-Day and Rhine Crossing.
Lotter's Last Fight
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,840. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Historically accurate, this fast-moving, non-fictional story is about how a barman led small-time farmers in the Karoo from the Graaff-Reinet district into rebellion in 1901 during the South African War. At first it was easy to sow mayhem, but nine months later they were run to earth in a sheep-shed in the pouring rain. The story of the casualties, the executions, their exile and return is given.
The Brave Boer Boy and Other Stories
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,180. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Short stories from the South African War. They are historical fragments found during our research. Included a story of a brave youngster who walked about 500 miles to find his father; 2 about Winston Churchill; baboons that kept sentry duty; early x-rays and others from both the rebel and loyalist sides
Soldiers’ Tales - As told to the folks back home
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,230. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Genuine tales told by soldiers from the Boer War of 1899 to Afghanistan in 2011. The clear unvarnished truth from men who were in the tranches of World War I, who flew bombing missions over Germany in World War II, who were captured by the Japanese, who invaded Suez in 1956, who met Russians in the Cold War and much else besides.
An Irish Nurse in Africa
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 154,300. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Historical novel during Boer War of 1899 in South Africa. An Irish Nurse, Frances O'Driscoll, is serving with the British Royal Army Medical Corps in the Colony of Natal when war breaks out. She has many adventures, including capture by the Boers. Frances meets her older runaway brother who leads a Boer Commando. A tale of divided loyalty, a feisty young woman making her way in a man's world.
Tlou! Tlou! The Elephant-Singers of Botshabelo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,540. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
The book tells the story of the Batloung, a Batswana tribe of Southern Africa. It provides historical insight into the Batloung's ancient customs, practices and beliefs. It describes the experiences that shaped a people - from a time before their first encounter with whites and the Gospel, up to the challenges of the uneasy social structures of twentieth century South Africa.
A Freak's Journey
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,930. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
A six-year-old boy runs away with the circus when his Mum throws him out of their 1890’s London slum apartment while she services clients. Taken in by a new Mum, the boy meets the circus owner’s challenge to become some sort of ‘freak’ to earn his keep; and along the way, he falls for Caitlin, the lion tamer’s daughter. He is forced to run again to avoid being sent back to his mother.
9 Chronicles of Crime
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,900. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
9 separate mysteries ranging from a rip-off artist re-evaluating the actions of his partner, to vengeance in today's Mexico, a merchant sailor stranded in 1900 French Indo-China, spies in the Boer War, a perilous life in the warrens under old Edinburgh, and other tales of intrigue, suspense and death.
Rhodes & Barnato - The Premier and The Prancer
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,300. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Cecil Rhodes and ‘Barney’ Barnato were born within a year of each other, one the son of a Hertfordshire clergyman, the other in the East End of London. They helped transform a minor pastoral colony into a major industrial nation and became two of the most influential people in the world. This is the story of how they grew in parallel – two giants at the end of the Nineteenth Century.