oa Botswana Notes & Records - Action at Crocodile Pools during the Anglo-South African War and the death of Captain Sampson French

Volume 32 Number 1
  • ISSN : 0525-5090



From October 1899 to January 1900 invading Boer forces controlled much of the southern border area of the Bechuanaland Protectorate, having encircled the British Imperial Authorities in Mafeking. The main Boer objective was the disruption of the strategic northern railway line.

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