REPORTS OF NEUTRAL MILITARY OBSERVESR DURING THE ANGLO-BOER WAR

C. De Jong, E. Foxcroft

Abstract


The outbreak of the Anglo-Boer War in South Africa on 11 October 1899 drew the attention of the general staffs in several neutral countries. They sent together no less than nineteen military observers to the armed forces engaged in South Africa; ten to the British army and nine to the allied forces of the Boer republics.

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11 October 1899; Anglo-Boer War in South Africa; allied forces of the Boer republics; British army; Lieutenant-Colonel Romeiko-Gurko; Soviet Union; Colonel Ivor Herbert; Foreign military attachés; Captain Slocum (USA); Commandant O'Amade (France); Captain Baron von Lüttwitz (Germany); Major Gentilini (Italy); Colonel Stakhovich (Russia); Captain Robert Trimmel (Austria- Hungary)

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5787/5-3-879

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