Presenting a meticulously researched biography of Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell. This work celebrates the achievements of the strong and influential British Army officer, writer, founder, and first Chief Scout of the global Scout Movement. Baden-Powell operated in the British Army from 1876 till 1910 in India and Africa. During the Second Boer War, 1899, in South Africa, Baden-Powell successfully defended the town in the Siege of Mafeking. Since the life and legacy of Baden-Powell cannot be separated from the turbulent period in which he lived, this work represents the history of Great Britain. The author interests the readers with several unknown facts about the brave officer and his role in the Second Boer War when guarding Mafeking seemed impossible. Content includes: Introduction To The Man In The Street Baden-Powell—the Manner Of Man He Is An Expedition And A Campaign The Story Of The Siege Of Mafeking, 1899-1900
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Joseph Smith Fletcher (1863-1935) was a journalist and the author of over 200 books. Born in Halifax, West Yorkshire, he studied law before turning to journalism. His earlier works were either histories or historical fiction, and he was made a fellow of the Royal Historical Society. He didn't start writing mysteries until 1914, though before he died he had written over 100 in the genre.