From the Front: A. B. (Banjo) Paterson's Dispatches from the Boer War

by W9

ISBN: 0732910625

BINDING: Hardback



DESCRIPTION: Annotated collection of dispatches from the Boer War by Australian literary celebrity 'Banjo' Paterson, 1864-1941, in his role as special war correspondent in South Africa. The dispatches originally published in the 'Argus', 'Sydney Mail' and 'Sydney Morning Herald'. Recounts Patterson's experiences of being shot at, going behind Boer lines with the Medical Corps, and speaking to Boer farmers, prisoners of war and respected figures who supported the Boer cause. Includes maps, illustrations, photographs, references, glossary, newspaper sources, bibliography and index.