Check it Out: Breaker Morant

At the end of the Boer War, three Australian Army officers are court-martialed. Lieutenants Harry “Breaker” Morant, Peter Handcock, and George Witton are charged with the murder of Boer soldiers and a German missionary. The three soldiers are defended by Major J. F. Thomas, who is only given one day to prepare for the trial. Check out Breaker Morant from the law library and watch one of the most controversial murder trials in military history.

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