Battle of Magersfontein

Morris Jr., Roy
December 1999
Military History;Dec99, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p38
Describes the Battle of Magersfontein of the Second Boer War in South Africa. When the war began; Leaders of the combatants; Result of the battle.


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