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My reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer war

by Ben J. Viljoen

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Published by C. Struik in Cape Town .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Viljoen, Ben J. 1868-1917,
    • South African War, 1899-1902 -- Personal narratives,
    • South African War, 1899-1902 -- Prisoners and prisons, British,
    • Generals -- South Africa -- Biography,
    • Prisoners of war -- Great Britain -- Biography,
    • Prisoners of war -- South Africa -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      German ed. has title: Die Transvaaler im Krieg mit England.

      Statement[by] Ben Viljoen.
      GenrePersonal narratives., Biography.
      SeriesAfricana collectanea,, v. 44
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT932 .V6 1973
      The Physical Object
      Pagination332 p.
      Number of Pages332
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5474027M
      ISBN 100869770322
      LC Control Number73177293
      OCLC/WorldCa719677

      Capture, imprisonment and war memoirs. He was eventually captured at Lydenburg on 25 January and remained prisoner-of-war until May at the Broadbottom Camp, on St. Helena. It was there that he wrote his autobiography, "My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War". The book is a realistic description of the war from a Boer : 14 January (aged 47), La Mesa, . Conan Doyle, in his book, "The Great Boer War," states that the British had concentrated no less than seventy-three guns on that kopje. In vain I implored the nearest Generals for reinforcements and requested our artillery in Heaven's name to aim at the enemy's guns. At last, however, "Long Tom" commenced operations, but the artillerymen in.

      Genre/Form: Personal narratives: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Viljoen, Ben J. (Ben Johannis), My reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer war. My Reminiscences of the Anglo Boer War - Gen Ben Viljoen. Au$ Hover over image to zoom. Product Code: In this book General Ben Viljoen recounts his experiences during the Anglo-Boer War. Written with candour and impartiality, the book reviews the wartime episodes "with an honesty, an intelligence, and a humour which.

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Community Reviews. This book is an excellent first-hand account of the Anglo-Boer War by a senior General. Viljoen is by no means an accomplished raconteur, and the /5.

My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War is a classic Boer War memoir by Ben Viljoen. The qualities which particularly endeared this brave and justly-famous Boer officer to us were his straightforwardness and unostentatious manner, his truthfulness, and the utter absence of affectation that distinguishes him/5(21).

My reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer war (Africana collectanea) Hardcover – January 1, /5(21). Viljoen wrote this book while a prisoner as the war was winding down, but not yet over. His account provides an insight into both Boer strategy and tactics.

He was always fighting against larger, better supplied forces; yet he won more engagements than he lost, time-and-again evading elaborate plans to trap him and his men/5(16). My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War Hardcover – by General Ben VILJOEN (Author) out of 5 stars 21 ratings.

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Follow my Journey. Bruno Boys Fantasy Football. Full text of "My reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer war" See other formats. My reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War 6 THE AUTHOR TO THE READER. In offering my readers my reminiscences of the late War, I feel that it is necessary to ask their indulgence and to plead extenuating circumstances for many obvious shortcomings.

It should be pointed out that the preparation of this work was attended with many. This book allows the reader to see the Boer War through the eyes of the Boers.

Most accounts are from the British side of the conflict, which great in their own aspects do not give the full account. The writer of this book, was a general serving in the Boer army, so he can give information that certain regular soldiers could not give/5(21). Genre/Form: Personal narratives: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Viljoen, Ben J.

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Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in. Benjamin Johannes "Ben" Viljoen (7 September – 14 January ) was an American Consul, soldier, farmer, Maderista, and Boer general. He is of Afrikaner origin. He wrote his autobiography, "My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War".

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