The 7 Greatest Speeches In Modern History Will Give You Goose Bumps Even Today
Many have shaped modern history with their actions, but it is the words of the greatest speeches that often stay with us the longest.
Everything/Anything and...Chess..."Despite the documented evidence by chess historian HJR Murray, I've always thought that chess was invented by a goddess"--George Koltanowski: from the foreword to:"Women in chess, players of the Modern Age"
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.
The Black Concentration Camps of the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902. The British introduced the two sets of concentration camps - one for whites and one for black. Where does apartheid come from again?
The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902
The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902. Cape of Good Hope. The Cape of Good Hope ,South Africa was founded in 1652 as a halfway house for the Dutch fleet to pick up fresh water and fresh vegetable for their crews. These ships were on their way to trade in the Orient, to places like Batavia ,India and Malaysia. The only indigenous people living in this area were the Koi ,so as the Colony grew, more workers were needed and the Dutch imported slaves from Malaysia, India and the east coast of…
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WELCOME TO THE ANGLO ZULU WAR HISTORICAL SOCIETY About The Society The Anglo Zulu War Historical Society has been formed by a small group of experts and historians to educate, entertain, enlighten and encourage students past, present and future, and to further their interest in that most fascinating of Victorian campaigns, the Anglo Zulu War of 1879.... View Article
Suffer the Little Children: British Concentration Camps During the 2nd Anglo-Boer War
As promised, this is not a happy story. Some of the photos in this post are disturbing. They break my heart. I hope I do not use them gratuitously. The Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902 has a strange hol…