A Really good Book. Lots of History that has gone underrated! I also brought "Splendid Savage". Buy Both!...
Paperback: 582 pages
Publisher: Trafford Publishing (September 25, 2003)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.3 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 1819543
Format: PDF ePub djvu ebook
Frederick Russell Burnham (1861-1947), an American from California, taught scouting to Robert Baden-Powell, inspiring B-P to eventually found the Boy Scouts. Burnham went to Africa in 1893 to scout for Cecil Rhodes on the Cape-to-Cairo Railway. He was a scout in the Matabele War when that engine of death - the Maxim gun - was introduced. Burnham gained fame when he survived the British equivalent of Custer's Last Stand.During a rebellion three ye...