Battles of nineteenth century. Volume 6. by Hilliard Hatteridge

By Hilliard Hatteridge

Шестой том истории великих войн девятнадцатого столетия от издательства Кассель содержит описания кампаний в Африке. Затронута тема колониальнойвойны в Южной Африке с бурами.Боевые действия рассмотрены в период с 1899 по 1900 годы. Комментарии британских военных по поводу организации ведения войны, применения новых для того времени средств – пулеметов, артиллерийских систем. Рассмотрена униформа британцев нового образца – защитного цвета. Для всех любителей униформологии, истории военного искусства.

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By Hilliard Hatteridge

Шестой том истории великих войн девятнадцатого столетия от издательства Кассель содержит описания кампаний в Африке. Затронута тема колониальнойвойны в Южной Африке с бурами.Боевые действия рассмотрены в период с 1899 по 1900 годы. Комментарии британских военных по поводу организации ведения войны, применения новых для того времени средств – пулеметов, артиллерийских систем. Рассмотрена униформа британцев нового образца – защитного цвета. Для всех любителей униформологии, истории военного искусства.

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Was in telegraphic communication with Yule up to the day he left Dundee, and his chief anxiety now was to prevent the Boers from cutting in from the westward on his colleague's line of retreat and interposing between the On Monday Dundee force and Ladysmith. night Yule would be through the Waschbank concentrated. 33 march out in his picturesque style. dim morning,'' he says, "guns began to roll and rattle through the mud-greased streets of Ladysmith. By six the whole northern road was jammed tight with bearer company, field hospital, ammunition column, all the stiff, scribes the " At four in the crawling tail of an army.

CHAPTER V. THE RETREAT FROM DUNDEE AND THE BATTLE OF RIETFONTEIN. Sth Hussars and the mounted infantry who had accompanied them. xpectation of another fight certain there was an unbeaten Boer force in the neighbourhood somewhere on the road It was the force to Dainihauser and Newcastle. that had shown itself late in the day, and withdrawn before the Leicesters and a battery This sent out to observe its movements. column was the command of the Boer leader Erasmus, the vanguard of Joubert's central force in fact, the head of his main body.

17 There can be no doubt that this very greatly increased his own dangc and that of his staff. The General was, as we have seen, mortallv wounded. His chief staff officer. Colonel Beckett, a soldier who had shared the dangers and the glory of the desert march in the Gordon expedition, was seriously wounded, his shoulder being shattered by a Mauser bullet. * Jma Hi I in; i;aitle of had arrived too late to take part in it had retired across the Spruit. The success of the day had been dearly purchased.

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