With "Bobs" and Krüger

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With "Bobs" and Krüger: Experiences and Observations of an American War Correspondent in the Field with Both Armies.  (1901) 
by Frederic William Unger
First published in 1901 by Henry T. Coates and Company, Philadelphia, Unger was a correspondent in South Africa for The Daily Express, London.

Table of Contents

  1. South African Peculiarities
  2. Klondyke to Cape Town
  3. Getting a War License under Difficulties—The First Coup
  4. Off to the Front
  5. Soldier of the Queen
  6. An Armored Train Reconnaissance
  7. Beginning All Over Again
  8. The Afrikanders and their Feelings
  9. Some Types of War Correspondents
  10. At the End of a Wire" at Last
  11. The Times " Mess and a Few Adventures
  12. Under Arrest Again
  13. The Battle of Paardeburg
  14. Chickens and Chicanery
  15. Cronje's Laager and His Surrender
  16. Osfontein and Some F.xasperating Experiences
  17. The Turning-Point of the War—the Battle of Poplar Grove
  18. The Occupation of Blocmfontein
  19. Observations in the Free State
  20. Through the Enemy's Lines with a Message for the Queen
  21. A Full License at Last
  22. Two Bloemfonteins
  23. Kipling Again, and Some Bloemfontein Items
  24. The Free State Girls
  25. Two Other Americans — Captain Slocum, United States Attache, and Burnham the Scout
  26. With General French after General De Wet
  27. An Echo of " The Shot Heard Round the World,"
  28. War on Women, Children and Homes
  29. The General Advance Northward from Bloemfontein
  30. Farewell to the Army and the Free State
  31. Conversion of " Loot" into Literary Capital
  32. The Land of Delay, the City of Tomorrow, and the House of Next Month
  33. The Land of the Milreis
  34. By Train to Pretoria
  35. In the Shadow of Surrender
  36. The Last Day at Pretoria
  37. A Chapter of Coincidences
  38. The Travelling Railway Carriage Capital at Machadodorp
  39. "At the End of a Wire" Once More
  40. Stealing a "Scoop" in Order to Benefit its Owner
  41. Life at Machadodorp
  42. Begg, the Spy, Gets Back at Me
  43. With the Burghers on the Veldt
  44. Generals Botha, Delarey, and the Dynamite Brigade
  45. A Commandeering Expedition of No Account
  46. The Last Day with Kriiger—a Tight Place
  47. Secretary Reitz Gives Me a Lesson in American History
  48. The Brains of the Transvaal Gang
  49. Conclusion


This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1923.

The author died in 1949, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 60 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.