He whistled when he was frustrated
B-P- short for Baden Powell coincided with the slang for British Public.
He was a neat and brave man
He was an exhibitionist- he wore a wig and girl's dress in amateur theatricals
He was an military eccentric- saw the importance of scouts
Had a lot of enthusiasm for hard work and knowledge
His favorite coat was a coat of many colors
He was a conventional colonel- commanded the 5th Dragoons in India
He would have made an ideal hero in an Victorian adventure story
Nonchalant messages sent to the world
Baden Powell sent quite a few messages to the world from Mafeking that was humorous and ironic.
"one or two small field guns are shelling the town. Nobody cares"
" small tin roofed town of small houses plumped town upon the open veldt
\// Day to Day - The day to day happenings of the siege, and what different people wrote in their diaries that day.
<prente>Important People - Biographies of people that played a role in the siege. e.g.. Baden Powell, Sol Plaatje.
Today and tomorrow
Multimedia - Photo's, Interviews and Sounds and animations.
Remembrance - Lists of names that were knows to die in the war and a place were you can give your remembering to the brave heroes that died in the siege.
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