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MAJUBA 1881. by  Ian Castle - Paperback - First Edition - from Fables Bookshop and Biblio.com

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MAJUBA 1881.: The Hill Of Destiny.

by Castle, Ian

Condition: A Fine unread copy.


Military Campaign Series 45. Osprey. London 1996 1st edition.. A Fine unread copy.. 96pp softcover 4to. 0.4kg. Originally known as the Transvaal Rebellion or the Transvaal War of Independence, and now referred to as the First Boer War, this was to be one of those small colonial wars occurring in the latter 19thC and quickly dealt with. Entering the war full of confidence within a few weeks the British had suffered a number of unexpected reverses before the humiliating defeat of Sir George Colley's forces on Majuba.

Ian Castle is a founding member of the Napoleonic Association, and is still very involved in their activities both in Britain and mainland Europe. Ian began writing over ten years ago and besides having numerous articles published in military magazines and journals, he has written or co-written many books in the Osprey Campaign series.


  • Bookseller: Fables Bookshop ZA (ZA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 27317
  • Title: MAJUBA 1881.
  • Author: Castle, Ian
  • Book condition: Used - A Fine unread copy.
  • Binding: Paperback
  • ISBN 10: 1855325039
  • ISBN 13: 9781855325036
  • Publisher: Military Campaign Series 45. Osprey. London 1996 1st edition.
  • Place: Oxford, United Kingdom
  • This edition first published: November 15, 1996
  • Keywords: first boer war military south southern africa african majuba sir george colley


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