Melee combat between Boer troops and British Highlanders, Second Boer War. This level of close combat was extremely rare in the Second Boer War. The Boers were adept at retiring from their lines of defense prior to them being over run and were rarely inclined to take their attacks to face to face contact.

Melee combat between Boer troops and British Highlanders, Second Boer War.

British soldiers man a Model 1895 Colt machine gun at Krantz Kloof during the Boer War, circa 1900. This particular gun is mounted on a horse-drawn carriage rather than a tripod.

British soldiers man a Model 1895 Colt machine gun at Krantz Kloof during the Boer War, circa This particular gun is mounted on a horse-drawn carriage rather than a tripod.

Second Boer War records database goes online

Second Boer War records go online

A comprehensive database containing the records of more than British soldiers killed, captured or wounded in the Second Boer War goes online

This Day in History: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa dingeengoete.blogspot.com

Second Boer War - Paul Kruger, leader of the South African Republic, (Transvaal), issued an ultimatum of withdrawal in response to the British ultimatum by Joseph Chamberlain for uitlander rights, which escalated the situation to a state of war

The Black Concentration Camps of the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902. The British introduced the two sets of concentration camps - one for whites and one for black. Where does apartheid come from again?

The Black Concentration Camps of the Anglo-Boer War The British introduced the two sets of concentration camps - one for whites and one for black. Where does apartheid come from again?

First Boer War : Battle of Majuba Hill - This Day in History: Feb 27, 1881: The Battle of Majuba Hill, South Africa http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

First Boer War : Battle of Majuba Hill - Feb The Battle of Majuba Hill, South Africa

June 28, 1901 - The first contingent of Boer War prisoners arrived aboard the SS Armenian and were transferred to internment camps set up at Darrell’s and Burt Island. Over the next 18 months, Bermuda would receive more than 4,000 Boer War POWs.

June 1901 - The first contingent of Boer War prisoners arrived aboard the SS Armenian and were transferred to internment camps set up at Darrell’s and Burt Island. Over the next 18 months, Bermuda would receive more than Boer War POWs.

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