Books tagged: transvaal

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Lotter's Last Fight
By Taffy and David Shearing
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,840. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
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.
KRUGER'S GOLD: A novel Of The Anglo-Boer War
By Sidney Allinson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 90,060. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Category: Fiction
South Africa, 1902. Canadian Lt. Harry Lanyard, British Army, leads a mounted patrol of hard-bitten troopers into the veld to recover $15 million worth of gold bullion hidden by Transvaal President Paul Kruger in the Second Anglo-Boer War. Lanyard battles enemy commandos, murderous bandits, and an enemy spy sworn to kill him, while striving to regain the love of his American-Boer sweetheart.
The Boer Wars - A Brief History
By Andrew Knight
Series: A Brief History, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,950. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012 by UK Independent Publishers. Category: Nonfiction
The Anglo-Boer Wars will introduce you to, one of the Victorian Wars of the British Empire. A bite size comprehensive account of the two Anglo-Boer Wars fought between 1880-1881 and 1899-1902. A fascinating tale of one of the bloodiest and expensive wars for over a century, which pitted the two Boer Republics of South Africa against the might of the British Empire
Boer War Victoria Crosses
By James W Bancroft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,010. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction
With information drawn from official documents this extensively researched book provides biographical tributes and accounts of the deeds of a selection of men who were awarded the Victoria Cross for action during the Boer War of 1899-1902. With a summary of the conflict, a chronological roll of all 78 Boer War VCs and a useful bibliography for further reading.