Winston Churchill as a war correspondent for the Morning Post during the Boer War in South Africa, 1899 -

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Emily Hobhouse (1860-1926) was a Cornish campaigner and activist, most famous for bringing the appalling conditions of the British concentration camps to the attention of the British public during the 2nd Boer War. She also worked to improve the conditions and save the live of the people there, although under much criticism from those back in England. Seen as a heroine in South Africa but known by the British government as ‘That Bloody Woman’, she had a commanding yet compassionate gaze .

Emily Hobhouse was a Cornish campaigner and activist, most famous for bringing the appalling conditions of the British concentration camps to the attention of the British public during the Boer War. She also worked to improve the condition

The Teen Economists: The Five Most Interesting Conflicts - The Boer Wars

The Boer War ends -May 31 1902 The Boer Wars - Second Boer War - British Military - Britain vs South African Colonists (aka Boers)

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.

The Viljoen Brothers some Boers refused to cut their hair  1012891_10152783343976110_5013065914582252796_n.jpg 512×720 pixels

The Viljoen Brothers some Boers refused to cut their hair 1012891_10152783343976110_5013065914582252796_n.jpg 512×720 pixels

Boer War blockhouse Family History Local History

Angol-Boer War Rice "Pepperpot" blockhouse and its standard seven-man crew. This style of blockhouse was the most common due to its quick construction and cheap cost versus the stone blockhouse.

British infantry during the Second Boer War.

British infantry during the Second Boer War. Formed in defensive square.

Boer troops lining up in battle against the British during the South African War (1899–1902)

Boer troops lining up in battle against the British during the South African War

BOER WAR A 4.7 inch gun known as 'Joe Chamberlain' firing during the barrage of Magersfontein. The barrage was one of the biggest since Sevastopol but only served to warn the Boers of the imminence of British attack. THE SECOND ANGLO - BOER WAR, SOUTH AFRICA 1899 - 1902

British artillery shell Magersfontein, but would have little effect in dislodging them from their positions, where they remained to repel the British attack.

Boer prisoners held by the British army at Kakul, India (now in Pakistan) during the Second Boer War, 1902. Thousands of Boer prisoners were sent overseas by the British authorities, in an effort to free up the resources needed to supply their own troops in South Africa, and to isolate the prisoners from local sympathisers. (Photo by Sean Sexton/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Boer prisoners held by the British army at Kakul, India (now in Pakistan) during the Second Boer War, 1902. Thousands of Boer prisoners were sent overseas by the British authorities, in an effort to free up the resources needed to supply their own troops in South Africa, and to isolate the prisoners from local sympathisers. (Photo by Sean Sexton/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Roberts's ride into Kroonstad with his camera's poised to capture the occasion. .

Roberts's ride into Kroonstad with his camera's poised to capture the occasion.

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