The Frontier Partisans Podcast

Episode 22 — Frederick Russell Burnham — The Matabele Wars

November 29, 2021

Frederick Russell Burnham dreamed of Africa. In 1893, he and his wife Blanche and their young son Roderick set out to make those dreams a reality — and they rode straight into war.

 Further reading:

Scouting On Two Continents — Frederick Russell Burnham

A Splendid Savage: The Restless Life of Frederick Russel Burnham — Steve Kemper

An American Family on the African Frontier — Mary and Richard Bradford

Matabele: The War of 1893 and the 1896 Rebellions

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Music: Blue Frontier by Jim Cornelius

Graphics by Lynn Woodward, Woodward Creative

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