Boers from a Commando of the Second Boer War

Boers from a Commando of the Second Boer War

'As tough as they come'    Boer Officers  from Lydenburg  ABW... NICO Moolman

'As tough as they come' Boer Officers from Lydenburg ABW.

A BOER COMMANDO IN THE FIELD DURING THE ANGLO-BOER WAR, 1899

A BOER COMMANDO IN THE FIELD DURING THE ANGLO-BOER WAR, 1899

Image ANGLO BOER WAR 1899 - Bethulie Orange Free State - South Africa 1900

Boer Girl in the Concentration Camps

Boer Commando enjoying an evening meal in their laager. I've a few scenes like this early in the novel.

Boer Commando enjoying an evening meal

Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa  Boers-in-laager.

Oct Boer War begins in South Africa Boers-in-laager.

MINIATURAS MILITARES POR ALFONS CÀNOVAS: LA SEGUNDA GUERRA BOER, ,por H.G. CASTLE , FUENTE = Biblioteca Miltar de BARCELONA

An infographic giving the British perspective on the Boers.

BOER Kommando.JPG (420×473)

BOER Kommando.JPG (420×473)

PRETORIA Kommando

PRETORIA Kommando

Kommando 1901 gevange geneem naby Piet Retief. Jong penkoppe teenwoordig.Krediet Sophia Edwards.

Kommando 1901 gevange geneem naby Piet Retief. Jong penkoppe teenwoordig.Krediet Sophia Edwards.

A Boer commando during the siege of Ladysmith. (Imperial War Museum)

A Boer commando during the siege of (Imperial War Museum)

Boer commandos

Boer commandos

Since the First Boer War, relations with the British had been uneasy at best, and as the century came to a close, the Boer Republics felt much pressure to give concessions to the Cape Colony to their south, and the British citizens who resided on Boer lands. As tensions came to a head, the Boers mobilized their citizens for war. Lacking a standing army, local militias would form groups, known as commandos, to carry out the fighting. Here, the Hollander commando leaves Pretoria on October…

Since the First Boer War, relations with the British had been uneasy at best, and as the century came to a close, the Boer Republics felt much pressure to give concessions to the Cape Colony to their south, and the British citizens who resided on Boer lands. As tensions came to a head, the Boers mobilized their citizens for war. Lacking a standing army, local militias would form groups, known as commandos, to carry out the fighting. Here, the Hollander commando leaves Pretoria on October…

Charge of the Boer commando cavalry

Charge of the Boer commando cavalry

Boere saam met De la Rey,  Colesberg omgewing.

Boere saam met De la Rey, Colesberg omgewing.

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