Boer General Koos De La Rey

Boer General Koos De La Rey - one of South Africa's best loved military leaders during the Anglo Boer-War. Famous for his humane treatment of his enemies

Genl Koos de la Rey 22/10/1847 - 15/09/1914 was 'n genl gedurende 2de Vryheidsoorlog en word geag as een van die grootste militêre leiers tydens daardie konflik.De la Rey was beroemd vir sy rare gedrag teenoor sy vyande. 'n Voorbeeld: by Tweebosch op die 7/3 waar hy Lt-genl Methuen met van sy troepe gevange geneem het. Die troepe is teruggestuur en Methuen is vrygelaat omdat hy erg gewond is, De la Rey meen dat hy sou doodgaan sonder die mediese dienste wat Britte op daardie stadium kon…

Genl Koos de la Rey was generaal tydens die Boereoorlog

He is generally regarded as the bravest of the Boer generals during the Second Boer War and as one of the leading figures of Boer independence. As a guerrilla, his tactics proved extremely successful. De la Rey opposed the war until the last, but when he was once accused of cowardice during a Volksraad session by President Paul Kruger, he replied that if the time for war came, he would be fighting long after Paul Kruger had given up and fled for safety. This proved to be the case.

He is generally regarded as the bravest of the Boer generals during the Second Boer War and as one of the leading figures of Boer independence. As a guerrilla, his tactics proved extremely successful. De la Rey opposed the war until the last, but when he was once accused of cowardice during a Volksraad session by President Paul Kruger, he replied that if the time for war came, he would be fighting long after Paul Kruger had given up and fled for safety. This proved to be the case.

This Day in History: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa - It was a war of greed. An already rich and powerful nation wanted more and was willing to sacrifice anything to get it.

Koos de la Rey and his family. His wife, Nonnie, never let the British capture her to be placed in a camp. She was the only wife of a war general who traveled with her husband throughout the war. She was his greatest pillar of strength.

Koos De La Rey. This Day in History: Dec 11, 1899: The Battle of Magersfontein http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

Koos De la Rey the Boer deputy commander at the Battle of Magersfontein on December 1899

A sketch of Genl Koos De la Rey taking his wounded son Adrian to hospital. Adrian lost his life shortly afterwards.

A sketch of Genl Koos De la Rey taking his wounded son Adrian to hospital. Adrian lost his life shortly afterwards.

De-la-Rey. This Day in History: Aug 16,1900: The Battle of Elands River during the Second Boer War ends

This Day in History: Aug The Battle of Elands River during the Second Boer War ends

Koos de la Rey and his family. His wife, Nonnie, never let the British capture her to placed in a camp. She was the only wife of a war general who traveled with her husband throughout the war. She was his greatest pillar of strength

Koos de la Rey and his family. His wife, Nonnie, never let the British capture her to be placed in a camp. She was the only wife of a war general who traveled with her husband throughout the war. She was his greatest pillar of strength.

Return of De La Rey, Boer War

SA artist, John Meyer’s landmark collection, Lost in the Dust, on show in London

My beskeie huldeblyk Op die herdenking van Genl Koos De la Rey se afsterwe. "Per abuis" geskiet deur Konst. Drury in Langlaagte Johannesburg by 'n pad-blokkade.Tot waar Genl Smuts met ta' Nonnie en familie simpatiseer...

My beskeie huldeblyk Op die herdenking van Genl Koos De la Rey se afsterwe. "Per abuis" geskiet deur Konst. Drury in Langlaagte Johannesburg by 'n pad-blokkade.

de la Rey [1980 Afrikaans Film] - YouTube

This film tells the story of General Jacobus Herculaas “Koos” de la Rey October 1847 – 15 September also remembered fondly as the “Lion of the Wes.

Genl.de la Rey aan die woord.

Genl.de la Rey aan die woord.

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