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Title:Closed File: The true Story Behind the Execution of Breaker Morant and Peter Handcock
Price:AUD$30.00 (about USD$19.70)
Item ID:LB00-259262
Publisher:Rigby Limited, Australia, 1983
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Very Good
Rigby Limited, 1983, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First

This is the story of a cover-up. A cover-up that, through the novel and the film Breaker Morant has passed into Australian Folklore. The true story behind the execution of Lieutenants Harry Harbord Morant and Peter Joseph Handcock at Pretoria Gaol on February 27, 1902, has never been told. Were the two Australian Officers, in fact, scapegoats for the British Empire? Did the British Government sacrifice their lives to appease the militaristic Germans? .the author describes the circumstances leading to the Boer War; recruiting in Australia; the political situation in Britain at the turn of the century; Kitchener's tactics; the birth of guerilla warfare; and reconstructs the incidents for which Morant and Handcock were court martialled. The book contains many interesting photographs and documents from the period. 160 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Military; Military & Warfare; History. ISBN: 072701739x. ISBN/EAN: 9780727017390. Inventory No: 259262.
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