This Day in History: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa

Dinge en Goete (Things and Stuff): This Day in History: Oct Boer War begins in South Africa

Boer Republics and English Colonies before the Boer War - South Africa

Pakenham’s very thorough history of The Boer War reads like a novel and I could hardly put it down. In my mind that puts h.

Scottish Horse - Second Boer war 1899 - 1902 (A unit made up of Australians, South Africans, Scottish and even some English of Scottish desent). Their record was pretty much second to none for a mounted unit.

BRITISH ARMY - Scottish Horse - Second Boer war 1899 - 1902 (A unit made up of Australians, South Africans, Scottish and even some English of Scottish desent). Their record was pretty much second to none for a mounted unit.

Boer War Memorial, Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

memorial to the women Paul Kruger and the President Martinus Theunis Steyn of the Orange Free State Boer War Memorial, Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa

Afrikaner Guerillas during Second Boer War by  Unknown Artist

Part II, Great Anglo-Boer War, The Second Anglo-Boer War, or Second Boer War of brought the British Empire into conf.

Louis Botha - Anglo-Boer War

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.

South Africa: A Boer Girl’s Memories of the Boer War and concentration camps | - Site of Henri Le Riche

South Africa: A Boer Girl’s Memories of the Boer War and concentration camps

Schalk Willem Burger - This Day in History: May 31, 1902: The Boer War ends  - http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/2013/05/this-day-in-history-may-31-1902-boer.html

Schalk Willem Burger, military commander of the South African Republic during the Second Anglo-Boer War and President of the South African Republic for two years while Paul Kruger was in.

Boer civilians watch as their house burns from scorched earth tactics by the British Army during the Second Anglo-Boer War, South Africa, 1899-1902.

Second Boer War - One British response to the guerrilla war was a 'scorched earth' policy to deny the guerrillas supplies and refuge. In this image Boer civilians watch their house as it is burned.

The Warfare Historian: Great Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902, Part I: Triumph of the Boer and his Mauser Rifle 1895-1900

The Warfare Historian: Great Anglo-Boer War, Part I: Triumph of the Boer and his Mauser Rifle My great grandfather Thomas William Dorey and 2 of his sons Pieter Daniel and Carles Edward Dorey of to war

Boer mounted "commandos" made formidable guerrilla foes of the British Army during the Second Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902.

Boer mounted "commandos" made formidable guerrilla foes of the British Army during the Second Anglo-Boer War, The Boers were notoriously excellent marksmen, especially on horseback.

Anglo Boer War - Concentration camp

Anglo Boer War - prison of war camp Greenpoint Cape town

St. Helena - Cronje General Piet Cronje commandant general of the Traansvaal Republic and his wife Hester were transported along with 1000 prisoners of war from Capetown to St Helena in the Bermudas where Napoleon Bonaparte died in 1821.

In South Africa: Captured Gen. Cronje and his wife are shipped to St Helena - Date: 3 April, 1900

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