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This board is about the cultural heritage of Afrikaners in South Africa.

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Poignant memorial to the Voortrekker women and children - Voortrekker Monument - South Africa Anton Van, Port Elizabeth, Pretoria, My Land, African History, South Africa, Heritage Site, Country, Statues

Voortrekker monument, Pretoria: "At the foot of the Monument stands a bronze sculpture of a Voortrekker woman and her two children by South African sculptor Anton van Wouw. It pays homage to the strength and courage of the Voortrekker women who played as big a part in this historic event as the men."

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…

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.

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Haunting Photos Of History's First Concentration Camps, 40 Years Before The Holocaust

30000+ woman and children died in British Concentration camps in South-Africa during 1899 and 1902

Haunting Photos Of History's First Concentration Camps, 40 Years Before The Holocaust

30000+ woman and children died in British Concentration camps in South-Africa during 1899 and 1902

Of the slightly more than women and children placed in these camps… The Settlers, Cute Images, British Army, African History, Second World, History Facts, Military History, Children's Place, World History

Of the slightly more than 104,000 women and children placed in these camps, about 28,000 died. The humanitarian world was appalled. The conduct of the British against the civilian Boer population was the subject of universal disapprobation, so it's interesting to note that his written defense of the British cause in the war was the reason Conan Doyle (creator of the Sherlock Holmes) was later knighted

British Terrorism against Boer civilians. How Britain destroyed the two Boer republics by starving civilians in concentration camps during the Anglo Boer War by Elma Ross.

British Terrorism against Boer civilians. How Britain destroyed the two Boer republics by starving civilians in concentration camps during the Anglo Boer War (1899-1902) by Elma Ross. $6.00. 107 pages. Publisher: Amazon; 2 edition (July 14, 2011)

The Castle of Good Hope. Built between 1666 and 1679 by the Dutch East India Company (VOC) as a maritime replenishment station, the Castle of Good Hope is the oldest surviving colonial building in South Africa. Port Elizabeth, Namibia, East India Company, Cape Town South Africa, Holland, Places Of Interest, African Safari, Victoria, City

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Castle of Good Hope the oldest surviving building in South Africa. Built between 1666 and 1679, this pentagonal fortification replaced a small clay and timber fort built by Commander Jan van Riebeeck in 1652 upon establishing a maritime replanishment station art the Cape of Good Hope for the Dutch East India Company, better known as the VOC (Verenigde Oos-Indische Compagnie).

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