Opening Shots of the Boer War

Latimer, Jon
October 1999
Military History;Oct99, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p54
Recounts the Battle of Talana Hill on October 11, 1899. What composes the `African' ring; Details of Major General Sir William Penn Symons' plan to drive the Boers from Talana Hill; Words of Symons on his deathbed.


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