South Africa: A Boer Girl’s Memories of the Boer War and concentration camps | - Site of Henri Le Riche

South Africa: A Boer Girl’s Memories of the Boer War and concentration camps | - Site of Henri Le Riche

The Blood River Museum in Kwazulu-Natal: one of the most surreal monuments EVER.

The Blood River Museum in Kwazulu-Natal: one of the most surreal monuments EVER.

Berig oor die AB oorlog...kyk bietjie hoe positief die skrywer oor die Boere se karakter is....

Berig oor die AB oorlog...kyk bietjie hoe positief die skrywer oor die Boere se karakter is....

Louis Botha, Commander-in-chief of the Transvaal Boers, fighting with impressive capability at Colenso and Spion kop.  After the fall of Pretoria, he led a concerted guerrilla campaign  against the British.

Louis Botha, Commander-in-chief of the Transvaal Boers, fighting with impressive capability at Colenso and Spion kop. After the fall of Pretoria, he led a concerted guerrilla campaign against the British.

Genl Koos de la Rey 22/10/1847 - 15/09/1914 was 'n genl gedurende 2de Vryheidsoorlog en word geag as een van die grootste militêre leiers tydens daardie konflik.De la Rey was beroemd vir sy rare gedrag teenoor sy vyande. 'n Voorbeeld: by Tweebosch op die 7/3 waar hy Lt-genl Methuen met van sy troepe gevange geneem het. Die troepe is teruggestuur en Methuen is vrygelaat omdat hy erg gewond is, De la Rey meen dat hy sou doodgaan sonder die mediese dienste wat Britte op daardie stadium kon…

Genl Koos de la Rey 22/10/1847 - 15/09/1914 was 'n genl gedurende 2de Vryheidsoorlog en word geag as een van die grootste militêre leiers tydens daardie konflik.De la Rey was beroemd vir sy rare gedrag teenoor sy vyande. 'n Voorbeeld: by Tweebosch op die 7/3 waar hy Lt-genl Methuen met van sy troepe gevange geneem het. Die troepe is teruggestuur en Methuen is vrygelaat omdat hy erg gewond is, De la Rey meen dat hy sou doodgaan sonder die mediese dienste wat Britte op daardie stadium kon…

Christiaan Rudolf De Wet (1854 - 1922) was 'n genl tydens 2de Vryheidsoorlog.De Wet was 27 jaar oud met die uitbreek van die 1ste Vryheidsoorlog -1880.Hy het saam met Heidelberg Kommando geveg deelgeneem aan die Slag van Laingsnek, hy het sy dapperheid getoon by Ingogo en Majuba vroeg in 1881.In Maart en April van 1900 het De Wet 'n offensief van stapel gestuur wat 'n herlewing in die Boere se stryd ingelui het.Hy het 'n legende geword met sy guerilla-aanvalle in die suidooste van die land.

Christiaan Rudolf De Wet (1854 - 1922) was 'n genl tydens 2de Vryheidsoorlog.De Wet was 27 jaar oud met die uitbreek van die 1ste Vryheidsoorlog -1880.Hy het saam met Heidelberg Kommando geveg deelgeneem aan die Slag van Laingsnek, hy het sy dapperheid getoon by Ingogo en Majuba vroeg in 1881.In Maart en April van 1900 het De Wet 'n offensief van stapel gestuur wat 'n herlewing in die Boere se stryd ingelui het.Hy het 'n legende geword met sy guerilla-aanvalle in die suidooste van die land.

He is generally regarded as the bravest of the Boer generals during the Second Boer War and as one of the leading figures of Boer independence. As a guerrilla, his tactics proved extremely successful. De la Rey opposed the war until the last, but when he was once accused of cowardice during a Volksraad session by President Paul Kruger, he replied that if the time for war came, he would be fighting long after Paul Kruger had given up and fled for safety. This proved to be the case.

He is generally regarded as the bravest of the Boer generals during the Second Boer War and as one of the leading figures of Boer independence. As a guerrilla, his tactics proved extremely successful. De la Rey opposed the war until the last, but when he was once accused of cowardice during a Volksraad session by President Paul Kruger, he replied that if the time for war came, he would be fighting long after Paul Kruger had given up and fled for safety. This proved to be the case.

A Boer woman with her dead child, the last of her children to die, photographed by Emily Hobhouse. An English activist, Emily spent six months in South Africa from January to June 1901 visiting Bloemfontein and six other concentration camps. Emily returned to England to campaign against "a gigantic and grievous blunder caused by  crass male ignorance, helplessness and muddling." Her militancy brought the scorn of the British people who called her hysterical, a rebel, liar, enemy of the…

A Boer woman with her dead child, the last of her children to die, photographed by Emily Hobhouse. An English activist, Emily spent six months in South Africa from January to June 1901 visiting Bloemfontein and six other concentration camps. Emily returned to England to campaign against "a gigantic and grievous blunder caused by crass male ignorance, helplessness and muddling." Her militancy brought the scorn of the British people who called her hysterical, a rebel, liar, enemy of the…

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