The Boer War

by Martin Bossenbroek
The Boer War

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In The Boer War, the author brings a completely new perspective to this chapter of South African history, exploring the war primarily through the experiences of three men uniquely active during the bloody conflict. They are Willem Leyds, the Dutch lawyer who was to become South African Republic state secretary and eventual European envoy; Winston Churchill, then a British war reporter; and Deneys Reitz, a young Boer commando. The vivid and engaging experiences of these three men enable a more personal and nuanced story and offer a fresh approach to the conflict.
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In The Boer War, the author brings a completely new perspective to this chapter of South African history, exploring the war primarily through the experiences of three men uniquely active during the bloody conflict. They are Willem Leyds, the Dutch lawyer who was to become South African Republic state secretary and eventual European envoy; Winston Churchill, then a British war reporter; and Deneys Reitz, a young Boer commando. The vivid and engaging experiences of these three men enable a more personal and nuanced story and offer a fresh approach to the conflict.