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[Reading] ➱ The Great Silence ➹ Tim Couzens –

The Great Silence When War Struck In 1914, It Struck Not Just In Europe, But Everywhere Across The Globe, Including South Africa, Whose Troops Saw Action In Five Theatres They Fought One Another On Home Soil, During A Rebellion Fuelled By Old Resentments They Fought The Germans In The Deserts Of South West Africa And The Jungles Of East Africa Now Namibia And Tanzania They Fought In Egypt And They Fought, And Died In Their Thousands, On The Western Front Tim Couzens The Great Silence Tells The Story Of South Africa S Great War, Meticulously Bringing The Details Of The Different Campaigns To Light, With A Dedicated Chapter On Each Major Theatre Of Action, From Sandfontein To Delville Wood, Plus A Special Chapter On The Contribution Of Black South African Troops To The Allies Ultimate Victory Fully Illustrated With Over 150 Photographs, Maps And Graphics, And With Eight Special Insets On Some Of The Extraordinary Characters In The War Such As Jackie The Baboon, Who Was Wounded By Shrapnel In Flanders And Returned To South Africa A Hero The Great Silence Takes Us Into The Dark Heart Of The Great War Itself.

    10 thoughts on “[Reading] ➱ The Great Silence ➹ Tim Couzens –

  1. says:

    Before reading I looked through the chapter list and was surprised to see how little of this book about South Africans in World War One was devoted to the European theatre I was about to receive an education on perspective from master story teller Tim Couzens His account of South Africa s involvement in then South West Africa, East Africa and North Africa was a welcome eye opener Told with wit and wisdom, the battle stories are interwoven with the unfolding political story of the establishment of the racially exclusive union of South Africa after the Boer War at the turn of the century The birth of an Afrikaner nationalist movement against Smuts and Botha is as much a part of this narrative as the tales of relentless sand, heat and disease When Couzens turns to Europe, his telling of the...

  2. says:

    Very interesting, but took a while to get through it.

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