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Boer War 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. Military Photos, Military History, Military Gear, Zulu, African History, British Army, World History, Armed Forces, Warfare

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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.

Boer War Art Poetry and History – Chessalee Apartheid, South African Recipes, African Tribes, African History, Military History, Family History, Poetry, Buttermilk Rusks, Historia

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

Field Marshal Jan Smuts of South Africa. Smuts signed the Paris Peace Treaty, resolving the peace in Europe, thus becoming the only signatory of both the treaty ending the First World War, and that ending the Second. World History, World War Ii, Treaty Of Versailles, Interesting History, African History, East Africa, Military History, Wwii, The Past

This Day in History: Jun 28, 1919: Treaty of Versailles Ends World War I

The Treaty of Versailles, signed in the Versailles Palace outside Paris on June 28, 1919, between the Allied and Associated Powers on the one hand and Germany on the other, brought World War I to an end. From the moment of its signature, the treaty ignited a continuing controversy over its treatment of Germany, with some arguing from the beginning that it was far too harsh, and others that it was too lenient to ensure a lasting peace. The treaty, negotiated between January and June 1919 in…

Carmine the snake persico Colombo Crime Family, Mafia Crime, African Love, Armed Conflict, My Heritage, African History, Cute Images, History Facts, Military History

South African Military History Society - Journal- THE VERDICT OF HISTORY

Genl Koos de la Rey, was a general during the Boer War and is widely regarded as one of the strongest and bravest of the Boer generals during the War and as one of the leading figures of Boer independence. On 15/09/1914 Genl Beyers sent his car to fetch De la Rey from Jburg to Pta. The two Genls set out for Potchefstroom military camp. They encountered police roadblocks but refused to stop. At Langlaagte the police fired on the speeding car and a bullet struck De la Rey's back, ending his…

Martie Joubert grand child of Piet Joubert.Martie s daughter Rita Jacobs 14 Jan 1937 Married to Jan Johannes Bronkhorst 25 October 1934 Union Of South Africa, War Novels, My Family History, Teaching History, My Childhood Memories, My Land, African History, History Facts, Military History

Piet Joubert

Petrus Jacobus Joubert (20 January 1834 – 28 March 1900), better known as Piet Joubert was Commandant-General of the South African Republic from 1880 to 1900. Political career The esteem i…

Die Erfenis Stigting in elke Boere huis na die Anglo Boere Oorlog South Afrika, War Novels, Lest We Forget, Second World, Wood Engraving, My Heritage, My Land, African History, Cute Images

This sketch from my grandparents's ' voorhuis ' Must have been in most post ABW homes...

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Sir Winston Churchill, Baron Hastings Ismay, Mountbatten: January 1943 in Casablanca. Franklin Roosevelt, War Novels, Winston Churchill, African History, British History, World War Two, Rey, Wwii, Movies

The Boer Generals at war's end (L to R): Christaan de Wet , Koos de La Rey, and Louis Botha.

Deneys-Reitz - This Day in History: Aug The Battle of Elands River during the Second Boer War ends. I still have my forefathers Cavalry sword and riding boots from that time~ South Afrika, Military Photos, My Heritage, African History, Wwi, Warfare, Old Photos, Battle, Two By Two

This Day in History: Aug 16,1900: The Battle of Elands River during the Second Boer War ends

The Battle of Elands River was an engagement of the Second Boer War that took place between 4 and 16 August 1900 in western Transvaal. The battle was fought by the Elands River between a force of 2,000 to 3,000 Boers who attacked a garrison of 500 Australian, Rhodesian, Canadian and British soldiers, who were stationed at Brakfontein Drift near the Elands River to act as a garrison for a British supply dump. Over the course of 13 days, the garrison was heavily shelled and attacked with small…

New York Life-Day by Day: The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902 Military Art, Military History, Lion Face Drawing, 31 Mai, New York Life, A Day In Life, Teaching History, African History, World War I

The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902

The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902. Cape of Good Hope. The Cape of Good Hope ,South Africa was founded in 1652 as a ha...

Geoffrey Biggs Classics Illustrated the Invisible Man Painted Cover Original Art (Gilberton, This - Available at 2009 November Signature Comics. Vintage Comic Books, Vintage Comics, Comic Books Art, Comic Art, Book Art, Vintage Library, Caricatures, Frankenstein, Paris 1900

Voorblad van 'n Franse tydskrif wat handel oor die AB oorlog. Histories is Brittanje en Frankryk vyandig teenoor mekaar en het die Boere baie simpatie vanaf die mense in Frankryk ontvang.

We know about War Horse, but what about Jackie the baboon or Sergeant Stubby the dog? Megan Rix applauds the animals which played a vital role in the first world war Pretoria, World War One, First World, Sergeant Stubby, World Trade Center Collapse, As Nancy, Book Sites, Primates, American Civil War

JACKIE BABUINO SUDAFRICA MEDALLA 1 GUERRA MUNDIAL – Datos Freak :: Curiosidades :: Datos Curiosos

Un babuino sudafricano llamado Jackie, mascota del ejército sudafricano en la primera guerra mundial, fue condecorado con una medalla y ascendido al grado de cabo.

Nancy, springbok mascot of the South African Regiment, in Delville Wood, 17 February Military Working Dogs, Service Dogs, Military History, Wwi, World War, Animal Rescue, South Africa, Animals, Highlanders

Show us your Vintage Kilt Photos - Page 21

It was brought up in an earlier thread that as the vintage photos seem to be very popular we should have a sticky for people to show their personal vintage photos or vintage photos they have found on-line,so here it is, this really is an example of how things can work around here if you the members come up with an idea let us know, we will talk it through and if the idea has merit then this is what happens. A few ground rules for this thread. Rules 1. You are welcome to post as many…

Wacko But True: The Baboon Who Served in His name was Jackie, and he was a member of the South African Infantry (Transvaal) Regiment which fought alongside the British Army in World War One, First World, Battle Of Passchendaele, Different Types Of Animals, Man Of War, Today In History, Wild Creatures, Baboon, Wwi

15 Different types of Animals-at-Arms - Unit Mascots!

Animals were often gladly taken as unit mascots. Pets rarely participated directly in a fight during any battle, but often provided comfort from the