Magaliesberg Association for Culture & Heritage: MACH
The British Generals – South African War
“The Good, The Bad and The Wobbly ”
A professional British Army pitted against gifted farmers.
The Boers struggle for independence. The British for political supremacy.
Sheer weight of numbers and ruthless tactics secured a British victory.
The last of the gentlemen’s wars? and the first modern day one.
Talk by Prof. Fransjohan Pretorius
Emeritus professor from the Department of Historical and Heritage Studies, University of Pretoria.
Prof Pretorius’ field of research is the Anglo-Boer War (or the South African War). He has written or edited eight books on the war, and most of them were published in both Afrikaans and English. He is also the editor of A History of South Africa:
@ MEERHOF LODGE in Hartbeespoort
Wednesday February 12 at 10h30 for 11h00
MACH Historical Book Shop Bring and Buy books
Bookings: 071 382 5905 : firstname.lastname@example.org
Payment R100.00pp on arrival for talk & refreshments