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By Henry Reynolds

‘Australian governments locate it effortless to visit battle. Their leaders appear to be capable of withdraw with a relaxed moral sense, answerable neither to God nor humanity.’

Australia misplaced six hundred males within the Boer battle, a three-year clash fought within the center of Africa that had ostensibly not anything to do with Australia. Coinciding with Federation, the battle kickstarted Australia’s dedication to struggling with in Britain’s wars in a foreign country, and cast a countrywide identification round it. via 1902, while the Boer struggle ended, a mythology approximately our colonial squaddies had already been crafted, and a perilous precedent established.

This is Henry Reynolds at his searing top, as he exhibits how the Boer battle left a depressing and hazardous legacy, demonstrating how these ideals have propelled us into too many pointless wars – with no ever counting the cost.

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