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Doing Canada proud : the Second Boer War and the Battle of Paardeberg

Author: Bernd Horn
Publisher: Toronto : Dundurn, ©2012.
Series: Canadians at war (Toronto, Ont.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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, the Royal  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bernd Horn
ISBN: 9781459705777 1459705777
OCLC Number: 772134044
Description: 98 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Canadians at war (Toronto, Ont.)
Responsibility: Bernd Horn.
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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, the Royal Canadian Regiment (RCR).

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