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This Day in History: Sep Start of "Die Voortrekkers" youth movement fo. This Day in History: Sep Start of "Die Voortrekkers" youth movement for Afrikaners in Bloemfontein, South Africa. Source by vianroos. Union Of South Africa, South African Flag, Angola Africa, Apartheid Museum, African History, African Art, My Land, History Facts, Best Vacations

This Day in History: Sep 30, 1931: Start of "Die Voortrekkers" youth movement for Afrikaners in Bloemfontein, South Africa.

The founding of the Voortrekkers coincided with the growth of Afrikaner nationalism in South Africa, then a member of the British Commonwealth. In some ways it was an Afrikaans-language alternative to the largely English-speaking Boy Scout movement, with its British heritage. The original concept of a youth movement amongst Afrikaners was formulated by Dr. C.F. Visser in 1913 in Bloemfontein. Dr. Visser appealed to the directors of the Boy Scout Movement (founded in 1907) to allow the…

The Voortrekker Monument is located on Monument Hill, just south of Pretoria in South Africa. It was raised to commemorate the Voortrekkers who left the Cape Colony between 1835 and Carl Sagan, The Journey Book, Apartheid Museum, Cape Colony, Namibia, Pretoria, Beaches In The World, My Land, African History

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Arches at the Voortrekker Monument, Pretoria, South Africa Kruger National Park, National Parks, Clifton Beach, Port Elizabeth, Pretoria, Most Beautiful Cities, My Land, Africa Travel, Arches

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Another one from Voortrekkers monument Pretoria. Typical traditional Dutch dress in South Africa. African History, Women In History, World History, South Afrika, Pretoria, Ol Days, African Beauty, Good Ol, Dutch

Another one from Voortrekkers monument Pretoria. Typical traditional Dutch dress in South Africa.

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The Battle of Blood River ( Afrikaans : Slag van Bloedrivier ; Zulu : iMpi yaseNcome ) is the name given for the battle fought .

This Day in History: DECEMBER 16, 1838 :The Battle of Blood River

The Battle of Blood River (Afrikaans: Slag van Bloedrivier; Zulu: iMpi yaseNcome) is the name given for the battle fought between 470 Voortrekkers ("Pioneers"), led by Andries Pretorius, and an estimated 15,000–21,000 Zulu attackers on the bank of the Ncome River on 16 December 1838, in what is today KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Casualties amounted to 3,000 of king Dingane's soldiers dead, including two Zulu princes competing with prince Mpande for the Zulu throne. Three Pioneers commando…

A view from the top of the Voortrekker monument, Pretoria, South Africa. Pretoria, Entry Level, Continents, South Africa, Tourism, Mosaic, Arch, Floor, Eyes

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This photo from Gauteng, East is titled 'Voortrekker monument'.