The Petticoat Commando

The Petticoat Commando The Boer Commando was the basic unit of organization of the militia of the Boer people of South Africa The term came into English usage during the Second Boer War Some of the Commandos in th

  • Title: The Petticoat Commando
  • Author: Johanna Brandt Patrick Duncan
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 365
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • The Boer Commando was the basic unit of organization of the militia of the Boer people of South Africa The term came into English usage during the Second Boer War 1899 1902 Some of the Commandos in the Boer War were Women This is the story of a Woman Commando in the Boer War.

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    1. Extremely moving! Petticoat Commando by Johanna Brandt is a moving account of a little known or publicized war that took place squarely between two well known and publicized wars. The American Civil War (Sherman’s march to the sea, to be more explicit) was mimicked by British troops during the Second Boer War (1899-1902). Most of this conflict saw the Boer troops applying guerrilla tactics against the vastly superior British forces. These marauding farmers were supplied and aided by civilians, [...]

    2. This book (or in my case, Librivox recording) is interesting on several levels. Its a biography of two women who, while in British occupied territory during the Boer War, struggle to aid the resistance fighters in the hills. Now, that’s a heroic sort of narrative, but there are problems with such a simple read. The Empire is running concentration camps, so they are basically genocidally evil, but that doesn’t make the narrator saintly. She has very negative attitudes regarding non-white peop [...]

    3. I am amazed by the spying that takes place directly under the ever watchful eye of the English soldiers that are camped out in Hansies front yard. I love how dedicated Hansie and her mother are to their Boer people. I also did not realize that the World Cup Soccer tournaments are being held in Pretoria, South Africa. The place where the Boer Wars was held. Well the main occupied areasd well Harmony is in Pretoria. Very fun, intriguing book. The secrets shared by lemon juice, with the President o [...]

    4. The edition I read was published at least 100 years before this one, by Mills and Boon of all people!

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