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Canadian mounted rifleman at war, 1899-1902

the reminiscences of A.E. Hilder

by A. E. Hilder

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Published by Van Riebeeck Society in Cape Town .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Hilder, A. E. 1878-1947.,
    • South African War, 1899-1902 -- Personal narratives, Canadian.,
    • Canadians -- South Africa -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited and annotated by A.G. Morris.
      GenrePersonal narratives, Canadian.
      SeriesVan Riebeeck Society ;, 2nd ser., no. 31, Van Riebeeck Society (Series) ;, 2nd ser., no. 31.
      ContributionsMorris, Alan G.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT1916 .H555 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxx, 179 p. :
      Number of Pages179
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6876998M
      ISBN 100958411271
      LC Control Number00420130

      Search Now Time Period All Records World War 2 World War 1 Boer () Victorian Conflicts () Crimean () Early 19th Century . Boer War: 11 Oct May In October of , long-standing hostilities between the Boers (Dutch settlers) and Britain's South African colonies culminated in war. Tension between the British and the independent Boer states of the Transvaal and the Orange Free State had existed since The internment of Boer civilians in concentration camps by the British military authorities during the South African War of – was a highly controversial policy, not least because around Author: Kenneth O. Morgan. The Second Boer War was the harbinger for a new type of combat which would persevere throughout the twentieth century, guerrilla warfare. After the war was over, the entire British army underwent a period of reform which was focused on lessening the emphasis placed on mounted units in combat.


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