Scapegoats of the Empire The True Story of Breaker Morant’s Bushveldt Carbineers. – Witton, George.

Witton, George.


Publisher: A & R. London. 1982 (Reissued Edition)
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8vo, XXV, 247pp. Hardcover, d/w in clear archival covering, ex cond. This is a reissued edition of the account by Lieut George Witton of the trial of three Australians for the shooting of Boer prisoners. Two were sentenced to death whilst Witton was given life imprisonment. This edition has an afterword by Geoffrey Embleton which contains eveidence in the form of a letter by Witton to his defence counsel which was marked “not to be opened until 1970”.