Louis Botha, Christiaan de Wet, Koos de la Rey. Boerengeneraals, 1902.

Louis Botha, Christiaan de Wet, Koos de la Rey. Boerengeneraals, 1902.

De Wet reassembled the commandos at Kroonstad, 17 March 1900.

De Wet reassembled the commandos at Kroonstad, 17 March

Christiaan De Wet -Heroes of the Anglo Boer War

Christiaan Rudolf De Wet was born at Leeuwkop in the Smithfield district, 7 October His father, Jacobus De Wet, was .

Standbeeld van Christiaan de Wet in park De Hooge Veluwe. Het standbeeld is gemaakt door Mendes da Costa

Standbeeld van Christiaan de Wet in park De Hooge Veluwe. Het standbeeld is gemaakt door Mendes da Costa

Christiaan Rudolf de Wet from his autobiography, "Thee Years' War". Click on the picture to go direct to the book or visit http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page

Christiaan Rudolf de Wet from his autobiography, "Thee Years' War". Click on the picture to go direct to the book or visit http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page

Beeld Christiaan de Wet, Hoge Veluwe, door Joseph Mendes da Costa (1921).

Beeld Christiaan de Wet, Hoge Veluwe, door Joseph Mendes da Costa (1921).

Generaal Christiaan De Wet 001

Generaal Christiaan De Wet 001

President Steyn then appointed General De Wet as Commander of the Orange Free State Forces.

General Christiaan Rudolf De Wet stands out as one of the most successful and respected of the Boer generals.

Photos - Google+ Dorpswoning van Genl Christiaan de Wet - Dewetsdorp

Photos - Google+ Dorpswoning van Genl Christiaan de Wet - Dewetsdorp

Boer War, 1899-1902. Boer commander Christiaan Rudolf de Wet attempting to lead a column across a railway at night past an armoured train and blockhouse. De Wet (1854-1922) commanded the army of the Orange Free State during the war.

Boer War, Boer commander Christiaan Rudolf de Wet attempting to lead a column across a railway at night past an armoured train and blockhouse. De Wet commanded the army of the Orange Free State during the war.

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6 - De Wet, Christiaan Rudolf

6 - De Wet, Christiaan Rudolf

In December 1899, President Steyn appointed De Wet as Field General under General Cronje. Both General De La Ray and De We...

In December President Steyn appointed De Wet as Field General under General Cronje. Both General De La Ray and De We.

After the war, he returned to his father's farm, Nieuwejaarsfontein and he was later elected to the Orange Free State Volk...

After the war, he returned to his father's farm, Nieuwejaarsfontein and he was later elected to the Orange Free State Volk.

Christiaan de Wet (General) Formidable guerrilla leader, sometimes escaping only by the narrowest of margins from the columns which attempted to surround him, and falling upon and annihilating isolated British posts, striking heavily where he could do so and skilfully evading every attempt to bring him to bay.

Christiaan de Wet (General) Formidable guerrilla leader, sometimes escaping only by the narrowest of margins from the columns which attempted to surround him, and falling upon and annihilating isolated British posts, striking heavily where he could do so and skilfully evading every attempt to bring him to bay.

At the onset of the Anglo Boer War, he acquired his famous horse, Fleur, and signed up with the Heilbron commando.

General Christiaan Rudolf De Wet stands out as one of the most successful and respected of the Boer generals.

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