Real Soldiers of Fortune

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Real Soldiers of Fortune  (1906) 
by Richard Harding Davis
First published in 1906. Perhaps the earliest biographic sketches of Winston Churchill (later became British Prime Minister) and Frederick Russell Burnham (later became the father of the international Scouting movement).

Table of Contents

  1. Major-General Henry Ronald Douglas Maciver
  2. Baron James Harden-Hickey
  3. Winston Spencer Churchill
  4. Captain Philo Norton McGiffin
  5. General William Walker, the King of the Filibusters
  6. Major Burnham, Chief of Scouts

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