Doing Canada Proud: The Second Boer War and the Battle of Paardeberg

Doing Canada Proud: The Second Boer War and the Battle of Paardeberg

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The story of a little-known Canadian victory in the Second Boer War.

In the fall of 1899, Britain entered the Second Anglo-Boer War in South Africa confident that its army would make short work of a collection of armed farmers. However, initial confrontations quickly changed attitudes. Following a series of humiliating defeats, Britain quickly sought additional troops. Canada answered the call, and its first contingent consisted of the 2nd (Special Service) Battalion,… (more)


Book Details  


Publisher: Dundurn Press (December 03, 2012)

Collection: Canadians at War

Format: EPUB

Page count: 104 pages

File size: 1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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