Roberts and Kitchener in South Africa

    Roberts and Kitchener in South Africa


    Rodney Atwood

    Pen & Sword 2011

    Hardback 336pp Illustrated

    9781848844834   Product Code: 20480

    After three military defeats in a week in South Africa in late 1900, two military heroes - Field Marshal Lord Roberts and Major General Lord Kitchener - were sent to replace the beleaguered General Sir Redvers Buller. This study of a spectacularly successful military partnership describes how, within weeks, Roberts and Kitchener had raised morale, reorganized their forces and transformed the war; but also how the relief of Kimberley and Ladysmith and the defeat of Boer forces sometimes involved less than heroic tactics.

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