Colenso 1899: The Boer War in Natal (Campaign)

Colenso 1899: The Boer War in Natal (Campaign)

Ian Knight


In 1899 nice Britain was once on the top of its Imperial energy. The Queen Empress were at the throne for greater than 50 glittering years, and her area touched upon each continent. but, even at this top of Imperial pomp and majesty, the British military, father or mother of the Empire in numerous wars around the globe, used to be destined to be humiliated through poorly-organised citizen defense force which includes males whom the British pros despised as back-wood farmers. in a single week in December 1899 the farmers of the South African Boer Republics of the Orange unfastened kingdom and the Transvaal inflicted 3 critical reverses on British troops.

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