The Boer War: 1899-1902
Journey back in time to a different age, when the sun never set on the British Empire and her armies were great in number. The Boer War: 1899-1902 was a turning point in British military history and would revolutionize tactics, battlefield strategy, equipment, and training. Well known participants in the Boar Wars include: Harry 'Breaker' Morant, Winston Churchill and Mahatma Gandhi.
History's Wars and Battles
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- Ch 354Great Tank BattlesThe fourth episode sees the Germans well and truly on the retreat and the Allies are able to successfully implement operation Husky - the landing on Sicily - where General Montgomery and the American General George Smith Patton ousted the Germans in little over five weeks. On the Eastern Front General Zhukov inflicted heavy defeat on the Germans now having the new T - 54 tank available.The Siege of Tobrukthe 1942 film providing rare footage of the defense of Tobruk by troops from Britain, Australia and Poland.