Episode 10 - the Battle of Modder River

Episode of: The Anglo-Boer War

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Nov 28, 201719m
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Episode 10 - the Battle of Modder River
Nov 28 '1719m
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The Battle of Modder River took place after two other skirmishes which are called soldiers’ battles. These are bloody affairs where men die in droves, The battles of Belmont and Graspan then elicited a strategic master stroke by the Boers where they figured out how to exact high casualties by placing trenches at the base of hills and using their high powered Mauser bolt-action rifles to sow mayhem amongst the attacking British force.

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