By Nicki von der Heyde

specialist battlefields consultant Nicki von der Heyde provides seventy one battles masking 3 wars and a sequence of conflicts that formed the process South Africa’s background – from the colonial clashes that characterized the 18th and nineteenth centuries via to the Anglo-Zulu warfare of 1879 and the 2d Anglo-Boer struggle of 1899–1902.

Informative and full of life debts of the engagements are supplied, with certain recognition given to the context, motion, results and critical warring parties concerned.

Arranged in provincial and local order, the sector consultant to the Battlefields of South Africa contains an array of unique positive aspects that permit for a captivating and multi-layered account of the battles:

• 580 images
• eighty illustrated timelines
• 60 truth and have boxes
• sixteen annotated conflict maps
• 10 local locator maps
• designated instructions to every site
• GPS co-ordinates for inaccessible locations.

Comprehensive, compelling and vividly illustrated, the sphere advisor to the Battlefields of South Africa is an critical software for pro and novice army historians in addition to a person attracted to exploring South Africa’s attention-grabbing history.

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