German South-West Africa, 1915. The South-West Africa Campaign was the conquest and occupation of German South West Africa (Namibia), by forces from the Union of South Africa acting on behalf of the British Imperial Government at the beginning of the First World War.

German South-West Africa, 1915. The South-West Africa Campaign was the conquest and occupation of German South West Africa (Namibia), by forces from the Union of South Africa acting on behalf of the British Imperial Government at the beginning of the First World War.

South Africa: News about the rebellion, 1914.  Feelings still ran hot & high 12 years later.

South Africa: News about the rebellion, 1914. Feelings still ran hot & high 12 years later.

The photograph entitled 'General Botha at Nonidas, Kilo 6' depicts a group of military men standing next to a gig, a light open coach. The portly figure at the group's centre is General Louis Botha, the then Prime Minister of the Union and Commander-in-Chief of the South African armed forces. Botha had arrived at Swakopmund in February 1915 and personally coordinated the military campaign. Kronos - Arteries of empire: on the geographical imagination of South Africa's railway war, 1914/1915

The photograph entitled 'General Botha at Nonidas, Kilo 6' depicts a group of military men standing next to a gig, a light open coach. The portly figure at the group's centre is General Louis Botha, the then Prime Minister of the Union and Commander-in-Chief of the South African armed forces. Botha had arrived at Swakopmund in February 1915 and personally coordinated the military campaign. Kronos - Arteries of empire: on the geographical imagination of South Africa's railway war, 1914/1915

SA vrywilligers- Nadat die opstand onderdruk was, het genl. Botha in April 1915 met 50.000 man die Duitse gebied, waar die Duitsers 4000 weerbare manne gehad het, uit drie rigtings binnegeval. In Julie is die Duitse hoofmag tot oorgawe gedwing. Die verliese van die Suid-Afrikaanse troepe was 269 dooies en 263 gewondes. Duitse vrywilligers is toegelaat om na hul plase terug te keer terwyl gereelde soldate geïnterneer is.

SA vrywilligers- Nadat die opstand onderdruk was, het genl. Botha in April 1915 met 50.000 man die Duitse gebied, waar die Duitsers 4000 weerbare manne gehad het, uit drie rigtings binnegeval. In Julie is die Duitse hoofmag tot oorgawe gedwing. Die verliese van die Suid-Afrikaanse troepe was 269 dooies en 263 gewondes. Duitse vrywilligers is toegelaat om na hul plase terug te keer terwyl gereelde soldate geïnterneer is.

Geni - Photos in Photos from Maritz Rebellie 15 September 1914 - 4 Februarie 1915 JF Joubert - Siener van Rensburg

Geni - Photos in Photos from Maritz Rebellie 15 September 1914 - 4 Februarie 1915 JF Joubert - Siener van Rensburg

Geni - Photos in Photos from Maritz Rebellie 15 September 1914 - 4 Februarie 1915 JF Joubert - Siener van Rensburg

Geni - Photos in Photos from Maritz Rebellie 15 September 1914 - 4 Februarie 1915 JF Joubert - Siener van Rensburg

Geni - Photos from Maritz Rebellion 15 Sept 1914 - 4 Feb 1915 JF Joubert - Siener van Rensburg

Geni - Photos from Maritz Rebellion 15 Sept 1914 - 4 Feb 1915 JF Joubert - Siener van Rensburg

Maritz (middle) and a couple of his men. At the end of the Boer war Maritz and his men fled to German South West Africa to avoid surrendering to the British. While in GSWA he made contacts that would facilitate his flight to GSWA during the 1914 rebellion. This Day in History: The "Soothsayer", Siener van Rensburg, dies http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

Maritz (middle) and a couple of his men. At the end of the Boer war Maritz and his men fled to German South West Africa to avoid surrendering to the British. While in GSWA he made contacts that would facilitate his flight to GSWA during the 1914 rebellion. This Day in History: The "Soothsayer", Siener van Rensburg, dies http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

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