Editors. "Battle of Glencoe/ Talana Hill: Boers defeated". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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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.
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