The Boer War


This is a fairly fanciful part of Boer War Art that purports to show the heroism of British soldiers assaulting a Boer defence. In reality, the Boers were a far more elusive force who showed remarkable marksmanship from great distances. It was rare that a large British force could get that close to a defensive position without having taken dreadful casualties.


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by Stephen Luscombe