Major-General Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell (1857 - 1941) was a British army officer, writer and founder of the Scout Movement. In 1899 during the Second Boer War in South Africa, Baden-Powell successfully defended the town in the Siege of Mafeking.
Pig-Sticking Or Hog-Hunting: A Complete Account For Sportsmen And Others by Robert Baden-Powell (1889). "Pig-sticking, a sport second to none and invaluable to our prestige and supremacy in India, deserves, what it has not had for years, a book to itself". Topics covered include 'How to Succeed as a Pig-sticker', 'Selection of Localities', 'Living in Camp', 'Riding to Pig' and much more. Free eBook
Sketches In Mafeking And East Africa by Major General R R S Baden-Powell (1907) is a collection of the author's sketches and watercolour paintings with 'scraps and impressions' he made during an 'ordinary and unimportant little trip of three months round South Africa, Rhodesia and East Africa'.
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