Canada's Soliders in South Africa

Canada's Soliders in South Africa

Tales from the Boer War, 1899-1902

By John Boileau

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Series: Amazing Stories

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"...this is a fine book for someone wanting a quick introduction to the martial history of Canada and its unique role as recognized by senior members of the British military."

- Canadian Naval Review

"...captures the atmosphere of the veld and battlefield with the skill of a novelist."

- Shirley de Kock Gueller Cape TImes (South Africa)

"...Boileau looks at everything from the national fervour that led to Prime Minister Wilfred Laurier's decision to send troops in the first place (initially on a converted cattle boat) to individual battles. Boileau also writes about the bravery of individual members of the force that brought Canada its first foreign battle honours and its first Victoria Cross..."

- Ian Fairclough The Nova Scotian

In the latest title from James Lorimer and Company's Amazing Stories series, local author John Boileau recounts the lead up to, and some of the stories from, Canada's first overseas combat.

- Ian Fairclough The Chronicle Herald

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Publication Details:

Binding: Electronic book text, 128 pages
ISBN: 9781552775806
Format: EPUB
b&w photographs

BISAC Code:  HIS006000, HIS027160
Imprint: James Lorimer & Company Ltd.


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