Through Shot and Flame

Through Shot and Flame

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"[...] It rained a great deal when these Boer forces hastened to the Drakensberg. I remember very well how the Heilbron and Kroonstad burghers rode through the town of Harrismith in the rain. Notwithstanding the depressing nature of the weather, everybody was cheerful, and all looked with boundless trust in God into the future. The Heilbron burghers did not remain in the town, but the men of Kroonstad waited at the church until their greatcoats and blankets, which they hung on the railings, were dry. Meanwhile our women poured out warm coffee for the men, and began thus to take their share in the great strife, which had begun. I must here make mention of the manner in which the Government took the interests to heart of such as had been deprived of their employment through the new state of things. It appointed a commission in every town, whose duty it[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 238 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 322g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507531311
  • 9781507531310