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  1. Louis Botha's War: The Campaign in South West Africa, 1914-1915
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  2. Louis Botha's War: The Campaign in South West Africa, 1914-1915

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Louis Botha was prime minister of the Union of South Africa when Britain declared war on Germany in 1914. As South Africa was a dominion of the British Empire, Botha was asked to lead his country on a campaign against the Germans across the border in South West Africa.
In light of the relatively recent Anglo-Boer War, many Afrikaners balked at the request, but the prime minister was committed politically to unifying Boer and Brit and came down heavily in favor of taking up arms against Germany. So began a war on two fronts. While Union Defence Force troops gathered on the border and prepared to launch an offensive, a handful of Botha’s former comrades incited an Afrikaner rebellion intent on keeping South Africa out of the war, or worse, siding with Germany.
Louis Botha’s War is the story of how a former Boer War fighting-general-turned-politician crushed a rebellion, rallied his country’s first united army to fight in harsh conditions and defeated the enemy in the Great War’s first successful Allied campaign. Botha’s actions and these events would determine the fate of South West Africa, and its relationship with its southern neighbor, for the next eighty years.

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Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Adam Cruise
Binding
Paperback
EAN
9781770227521
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
1770227520
Label
Penguin Random House South Africa
Manufacturer
Penguin Random House South Africa
MPN
illustrations
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
240
PartNumber
illustrations
PublicationDate
2015-09-11
Publisher
Penguin Random House South Africa
ReleaseDate
2015-09-25
Studio
Penguin Random House South Africa
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