As General Patton once said, “The Boers? Those sons of bitches fight for the hell of it."
The reputation of the Boer is not entirely unearned. At a time when South Africa was a place inhabited by the toughest of men, only those who lived in the saddle with a gun in their hands could possibly survive.
Inside you will read about...
✓ The Creation of the Boer
✓ Growing Tensions
✓ Colley Steps In
✓ The End of the First War
✓ The Jameson Raid
✓ Stage One: The Boer Offensive
✓ Stage Two: The Empire Strikes Back
✓ Stage Three: Scorched Earth
✓ The End of the Boer
Who were the Boers, and what was the conflict that would lead them into a fight to the death with England in the First and Second Anglo-Boer wars? Was this a colonial uprising? Or a freedom-fight gone horribly wrong?