Editors. "Battle of Glencoe/ Talana Hill: Boers defeated". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=19296, accessed 21 December 2014.]
The first major clash of the Second Boer War takes place with the Battle of Glencoe, also known as the Battle of Talana Hill. The British succeed in ousting the Boers from a strategically advantageous hilltop position, but suffer casualties in the process.
Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are not a subscriber, please click here to read about membership. All our articles have been written recently by experts in their field, more than 95% of them university professors.