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Happy Dispatches - Banjo Paterson Boer War Boxer Rebellion

Happy Dispatches - Banjo Paterson Boer War Boxer Rebellion

Happy Dispatches by Banjo Paterson: used book

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Happy Dispatches Banjo Paterson War Journals

In 1934 Banjo Paterson wrote this book based on his experiences as a war reporter he titled the book - Happy Dispatches
Paterson became a war correspondent for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age during the Second Boer War, sailing for South Africa in October 1899. His graphic accounts of the relief of Kimberley, surrender of Bloemfontein (the first correspondent to ride in) and the capture of Pretoria attracted the attention of the press in Britain. He also was a correspondent during the Boxer Rebellion, where he met George "Chinese" Morrison and later wrote about his meeting.
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  • Weight in grams: 750
  • Used Book YES
  • Total Pages: 127
  • Publication Date: 1981
  • Comment: Collectable Quality
  • Book Condition: Marks on edges of dust jacket and boards penned name dedication front title page otherwise no major problems

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