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https://doi.org/10.30853/manuscript.2018-4.11

MILITARY-STRATEGIC PREPARATION OF GREAT BRITAIN DURING THE SECOND ANGLO-BOER WAR

Novichkov Aleksei Valer'evich, Reznikov Aleksei Anatol'evich
State University of Humanities and Technologies


Submitted: 16.04.2018.
Abstract. The article examines the activity of the British military intelligence service on the eve and during the Second Anglo-Boer War. Particular attention is paid to the tactical and strategic planning of the operations of the army units of the British Empire against the allied Boer republics of Transvaal and the Orange Free State. The mechanism of field intelligence service work, which played an important role during the conduct of guerrilla warfare, is revealed. Specific methods of organizing and training reconnaissance groups and their effectiveness in real combat conditions are analyzed.
Key words and phrases: , , - , , , intelligence service, The United Kingdom, The Anglo-Boer War, South Africa, the Boer.
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