Mother and child in Concentration Camp during the Boer War.

Boer mother and child in a British Concentration Camp, Anglo-Boer War, About 30 000 women and children died in the British Concentration Camps.

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.

A boer child, Abraham Carel Wessels, in a concentration camp during the Anglo Boer War

A boer child, Abraham Carel Wessels in a concentration camp during the South African War

British soldiers cross a river during the Boer War circa 1900

Second Boer War records go online

A comprehensive database containing the records of more than British soldiers killed, captured or wounded in the Second Boer War goes online

Boer women and children in a British concentration camp during the Boer war circa 1901. Total War - Photograph of Boer civilians in a British concentration camp. National Army Museum

Boer women and children in a British concentration camp during the Boer War in South Africa - circa Total War - Photograph of Boer civilians in a British concentration camp.

Anglo Boer War - Concentration camp

Anglo Boer War - prison of war camp Greenpoint Cape town

The Black Concentration Camps of the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902

Blacks in the Anglo Boer War - The war was fought between ALL South Africans and their British enemies, South Africans of all ethnicity groups where detained in concentration camps. But the UK seldom kept record of Blacks in the concentration camps.

Anglo-Boer War Block House by Awie Badenhorst, via Dreamstime This Day in History: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa dingeengoete.blogspot.com

Anglo-Boer War Block House by Awie Badenhorst, Oct Boer War begins in South Africa

Determined, not to loose a second conflict, the British began to employ draconian methods against the civilian population.These included the first widespread modern use of concentration camps for a civilians.  At first the British slaughtered livestock and burned the farms of any Boer family suspected of aiding the Boer military, however, it soon turned into the forced removal and concentration of Boer women and children into detention camps.

Members of New Zealand's Sixth Contingent burn a Boer farm, 1901

Anglo Boer War - Scorched earth campaign by the British against Boer women and children. a Boer family with a few belongings they were allowed to keep, watch as their home is torched by the British.

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.

Boer War Concentration camp - am writing a novel on this at the moment

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