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Taking chances,

Author: Frederick Russell Burnham; Mary Nixon Everett
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif., Haynes Corp., 1944.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Burnham, Frederick Russell, 1861-1947.
Taking chances.
Los Angeles, Calif., Haynes Corp., 1944
(OCoLC)754700442
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Russell Burnham; Mary Nixon Everett
OCLC Number: 2785490
Description: xxix, 293 pages plates, portraits, facsimiles 23 cm
Contents: Book I. The lure of the oof bird --
The totem of the black panther --
The first rubber navy --
On command --
Taps for the great Selous --
A letter home --
A duel --
Drums that never cease --
The white man's grave --
Booby traps --
Camouflage --
East Africa --
On the trail of a man-eater --
The ascent of the steaming mountain --
Commando tactics of native African tribes --
Jungle elephants --
"Long pig" --
A chance I didn't take --
A peaceful invasion Book II. A small boy's oath --
The grapevine --
Jungles --
Guerrillas --
A wagon train saga --
A lone scout on Pecacho Peak --
Half jack rabbit, half wolf --
Arizona --
Courage --
Guerrilla fighting in Mexico --
Homer Lea --
Howard Burnham --
Experiments in the mental development of chickens --
A lost white tribe in the Sierras --
The Honorable John Hays Hammond --
Winston Churchill, Prime Minister --
Backtracking.
Responsibility: by Frederick Russell Burnham, elicited and arranged by Mary Nixon Everett.

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