The Boer War Was One Of The Last Of The Romantic Wars, Pitting A Sturdy, Stubborn Pioneer People, Fighting To Establish The Independence Of Their Tiny Nation, Against The Might Of The British Empire At Its Peak Farwell Captures The Incredible Feats, The Personal Heroism, The Unbelievable Folly, And The Many Incidents Of Humor As Well As Tragedy
Farwell graduated from Ohio State University and the University of Chicago M.A., 1968 He served in World War II as a captain of engineers attached to the Mediterranean Allied Air Force in the British Eighth Army area and later also saw combat in the Korean War He separated from the military after seven years of active duty.As a civilian, he became director of public relations and director of administration for Chrysler International from 1959 to 1971 He also served three terms as mayor of Hillsboro, Virginia 1977 81.He published articles in the New York Times, Washington Post, American Heritage, Harper s, Horizon, Smithsonian Magazine as well as serving as a contributing editor to Military History, World War II, and Collier s Encyclopedia Farwell also published biographies of Stonewall Jackson, Henry M Stanley, and Sir Richard Francis Burton.He was a fellow of the MacDowell Colony and a member of both the Royal Geographical Society and the Royal Society of Literature.Farwell gave his papers to the University of Iowa.
- 495 pages
- The Great Anglo-Boer War
- Byron Farwell
- 07 April 2017 Byron Farwell