London to Ladysmith via Pretoria is a book written by Winston Churchill.
London to Ladysmith via Pretoria is a book written by Winston Churchill. The book was first published in 1900, and dedicated to the staff of the Natal Government railway.
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London to Ladysmith Via . .has been added to your Cart. But it is also notable for Churchill's repeated acknowledgments of the determination, fighting skill, and generally correct conduct of Great Britain's adversaries in that small but costly colonial war of more than 100 years ago. The dispatches, written from the field and under time pressure, do not display the Ciceronian formality of Churchill's later books, but are direct, clear, and interesting. Readers who enjoy this short work might wish to move on to Thomas Pakenham's history of the conflict, "The Boer War" (1991).
Start by marking London to Ladysmith Via Pretoria as Want to Read . Churchill's stubborn resistance of the Nazi juggernaut in WWII May have been in part inspired by Sir George White's defense of Ladysmith 40 years earlier.
Start by marking London to Ladysmith Via Pretoria as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Shelves: history, autobiography. Well written and entertaining story of the young Churchill. I can see why he annoyed his military superiors.
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Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill (1874-1965) was a British politician known chiefly for his leadership of the United Kingdom during World War II. A noted statesman and orator, he was also an offi. cer in the British Army, a historian, a Nobel Prize-winning writer, and an artist. During his army career, Churchill saw combat in India, in the Sudan and the Second Boer War. He gained fame and notoriety as a war correspondent and through contemporary books he wrote describing the campaigns.
The true-life adventure story of his successful escapade : churchill’s london to ladysmith via pretoria, 1900. London to Ladysmith via Pretoria. London: Longmans, Green, 1900. Octavo, modern full dark green morocco, raised bands, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt.
Winston spencer churchill. Winston s. churchill. Longmans, green, and co. 39 paternoster row, london new york and bombay 1900. This collection of letters is inscribed to. The staff of the natal government railway. I. STEAMING SOUTH . Dunottar Castle,' October 26 and October 29, 1899.
Winston spencer churchill INTRODUCTORY NOTE The Natal Field Force is now concentrated at Ladysmith, and confronts i. The Natal Field Force is now concentrated at Ladysmith, and confronts in daily opposition the bulk of the Boer Army.
Author: Winston S. Churchill
Subcategory: Writing Research & Publishing Guides
Publisher: Wildside Press (September 28, 2005)
Pages: 214 pages
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