British Spy in the Bushveld by Hugh Chare

By Hugh Chare

it's overdue 1901, good into the second Anglo-Boer warfare, and the British military is pursuing the Boer commandos that experience invaded the Cape Colony of South Africa. regardless of a few successes they can't convey the commando of the Boer normal Jan Smuts to bay and feature made up our minds to attempt a distinct tack. George Wheelwright, a captain the the sixteenth Lancers is on patrol within the western a part of the Cape Colony whilst he's summoned to the headquarters of basic French and requested by way of he and Colonel Haig to adopt an espionage challenge. Wheelwright's challenge is to discover and subscribe to the Smuts commando after which document again as to intentions and sure locations of the commando in order that the British may possibly lay an ambush and therefore finish one bankruptcy within the struggle that's now dragging into its 3rd 12 months and costing the British tax payers dearly.

George wrestles with the concept that of spying and has the same opinion to take the project. He enlists assistance from his cousin Koos Englebrecht and jointly they trigger in pursuit of the commando. For George and Koos the dangers are nice. both might be pointed out as a traitor through either Britain and Boer and the consequences will be serious. they have to dwell by way of their wits and never supply themselves away at any time, no matter if that suggests for George having to it sounds as if activate his personal army.

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