"Into The Jaws of Death": How the Victoria Cross was won at the Battle of Colenso. John Charlton.

"Into The Jaws of Death": How the Victoria Cross was won at the Battle of Colenso.

London: The Graphic. 1900. Notes: The Battle of Colenso was the third and final battle fought during the Black Week of the Second Boer War. It was fought between British and Boer forces from the independent South African Republic and Orange Free State in and around Colenso, Natal, South Africa on 15 December 1899.
Inadequate preparation, lack of reconnaissance and uninspired leadership led to a British defeat., Image Size : 322x473 (mm), 12.68x18.62 (Inches), Platemark Size : , Paper Size : 399x589 (mm), 15.71x23.19 (Inches), Coloring: Hand Colored, Medium: Photogravure, Categories: Military Others; Views Africa Others;. Very Good. Item #P5200

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