Boer War

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South Africa: A Boer Girl’s Memories of the Boer War and concentration camps… African History, Women In History, World History, Art History, Military Women, Military History, Modern History, British History, Thing 1
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A Boer woman with her dead child, the last of her children to die, photographed by Emily Hobhouse. An English activist, Emily spent six months in South Africa from January to June 1901 visiting Bloemfontein and six other concentration camps.

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I remember when I was about 10 years old, my brother gave me four books... one was The Hobbit and the others were the Lord of the Rings ...

Haunting Photos Of History's First Concentration Camps, 40 Years Before The Holocaust

30000+ woman and children died in British Concentration camps in South-Africa during 1899 and 1902

Women and children in a British concentration camp during the Boer War. Nasa History, History Facts, Florence, Northampton Town, War Novels, The Settlers, History Projects, Medical History, African History
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Famous Personages from the Boer War

Several people made comments on the recent Conan Doyle post regarding the Boer War, so the conflict was on my mind. If you're not famil...

Many children died. They could not beat the boers in the war. Went for the soft spots women and children. West Africa, South Africa, St Helena, History Projects, Zulu, My Heritage, African History, Cute Images, History Facts
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Many children died. They could not beat the boers in the war. Went for the soft spots women and children.

Burning a Boer Farm during the South African War - source unknown Spook Houses, War Novels, The Settlers, History Projects, Second World, African History, Back In The Day, Old Pictures, Warfare
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In 'n konsentrasiekamp - foto wat die wêreld heel moontlik nooit te siene gekry het nie. One Year Old Baby, History Projects, Lest We Forget, African History, World War I, Old Pictures, South Africa, Camps, British
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This Day in History: May 31, 1902: The Boer War ends

In Pretoria, representatives of Great Britain and the Boer states sign the Treaty of Vereeniging, officially ending the three-and-a-half-year South African Boer War. The Boers, also known as Afrikaners, were the descendants of the original Dutch settlers of southern Africa. Britain took possession of the Dutch Cape colony in 1806 during the Napoleonic wars, sparking resistance from the independence-minded Boers, who resented the Anglicization of South Africa and Britain's anti-slavery…

Boer War "Rough Riders" of New Zealand Nz History, History Online, African History, World History, Family History, Black History, Union Of South Africa, War Novels, Rough Riders

Destruction of Boer farm

Members of New Zealand's Sixth Contingent burn a Boer farm, 1901

Winston Churchill, pictured on a horse during the Boer War, promised a train driver he would guarantee his bravery was honoured if he managed to take his train carrying British troops to safety despite being under attack Texas History, British History, Dean Martin, The Lone Ranger, Western Movies, Winston Churchill, Historical Pictures, African History, Military History
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A hero's return: Never-before-seen photo of Winston Churchill on horseback after daring Boer War prison camp escape in 1899

Sitting astride his grey mount in 1899, the 26-year-old future Prime Minister is shown wearing a suit and tie and has on a wide-brimmed hat.

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Remembering a Cornish heroine

It was 150 years ago a woman was born in St Ive who's been compared to Joan of Arc and Florence Nightingale. Learn more about Emily Hobhouse.

Picture from FB: Mother with her dead child – Boer War: Concentration camps. I was so shocked when I saw this picture. How this mother must have felt and . Fine Art Prints, Canvas Prints, Framed Prints, Post Mortem, African History, Military History, Historical Photos, Poster Size Prints, Vintage Photos
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Picture from FB: Mother with her dead child – Boer War: Concentration camps. I was so shocked when I saw this picture. How this mother must have felt and ...

Suffer the Little Children: British Concentration Camps During the Anglo-Boer War Happy Stories, Innocent Child, Genealogy Research, History Projects, The Old Days, Know The Truth, African History, My Heart Is Breaking, Family History
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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…

Aanhangers van die kortfilm, Die laaste Boere van Patagonië kry op Vrydag, 13 Junie die geleentheid om ‘n vertoning daarvan tydens die Encounters Internasionale Dokumentêre Filmfees in Johannesburg by te woon. Die vertoning daarvan op 8 Junie in Kaa

Derduisende volg Die laaste Boere van Patagonië

Aanhangers van die kortfilm, Die laaste Boere van Patagonië kry op Vrydag, 13 Junie die geleentheid om ‘n vertoning daarvan tydens die Encounters Internasionale Dokumentêre Filmfees in Johannesburg by te woon. Die vertoning daarvan op 8 Junie in Kaa

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British Gallantry, a French criticism of the evils of a British concentration camp for Boer women and children, Boer War Did it ever occur to the Australians that they shouldn't participate in such a war? Modern History, British History, War Novels, Ww2 Posters, South African Art, British Colonial, My Heritage, African History, Military History
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Personal recollections testify that there were beatings and kicking of "Undesirables" in the camps by the British soldiers. The British burned the homesteads, killed livestock and destroyed crops. Women and children of burghers in the field were labeled "Undesirables" treated much worse than those of men who had surrendered.