Seven Battles that Shaped South Africa

  • Publish Date: 2010-04-30
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Greg Mills;David Williams
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An excellent guide book about seven decisive battles which shaped South Africa, and the distinctive personalities involved. The authors visited all the sites themselves and the book contains substantial new information, including the Black perspective on the various battles and on the aftermath of Cuito Canavale.

Contents include:

Blood River -- 1838 (Dingane; Andries Pretorius)
Isandhlwana/Rorke's Drift -- 1879 (Matyana; Chard)
Majuba 1881 (Colley; Joubert)
Colenso (Black Week) 1899 (Redvers Buller; Louis Botha)
Delville Wood 1916
The Western Desert (Sidi Rezegh, Tobruk and El Alamein) 1942 (Klopper; Dan Pienaar; Erwin Rommel)
Cuito Cuanavale 1988 (Jannie Geldenhuys; Fidel Castro)