Boer General Koos De La Rey (22/10/1847 - 15/09/1914), one of South Africa's best loved military leaders during the Anglo Boer-War. Famous for his humane treatment of his enemies

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

Afrikaner Guerillas during Second Boer War by  Unknown Artist

Part II, Great Anglo-Boer War, The Second Anglo-Boer War, or Second Boer War of brought the British Empire into conf.

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

woman and children died in British Concentration camps in South-Africa…

Of the slightly more than 104,000 women and children placed in these camps, about 28,000 died.  The humanitarian world was appalled.  The conduct of the British against the civilian Boer population was the subject of universal disapprobation, so it's interesting to note that his written defense of the British cause in the war was the reason Conan Doyle (creator of the Sherlock Holmes) was later knighted

Of the slightly more than women and children placed in these camps…

Suffer the Little Children: British Concentration Camps During the 2nd Anglo-Boer War

Suffer the Little Children: British Concentration Camps During the 2nd Anglo-Boer War

Suffer the Little Children: British Concentration Camps During the Anglo-Boer War

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. Emily returned to England to campaign against "a gigantic and grievous blunder caused by  crass male ignorance, helplessness and muddling." Her militancy brought the scorn of the British people who called her hysterical, a rebel, liar, enemy of the…

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.

Jan Smuts - This Day in History: Jun 28, 1919: Treaty of Versailles = Keynes predicts economic chaos

Field Marshal Jan Smuts of South Africa. Smuts signed the Paris Peace Treaty, resolving the peace in Europe, thus becoming the only signatory of both the treaty ending the First World War, and that ending the Second.

Winston Churchill (right) as a P.O.W. along with other Brits in the Boer War, 1899.

"As a war correspondent for the Morning Post, Winston Churchill was captured by the Boers while travelling in an armored train which was wrecked. Picture shows: A group of prisoners, with Churchill on the right", 1899

British burning down houses & concentration camps. This Day in History: May 31, 1902: The Boer War ends  - http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/2013/05/this-day-in-history-may-31-1902-boer.html

British measures against Boer civilians, Anglo-Boer War,

Meisies dra die oorskot van Emily Hobhouse na haar finale rusplek in die Vrouemonument in Bloemfontein.

Young girls carry the body of Emily Hobhouse to her final resting place at the foot of the National Women's Memorial in Bloemfontein South Africa.

Anglo-boere war, South Africa

This man lived untill the ripe age of

General Delarey's children

General Delarey's children

Bywoners: Na die AB oorlog was baie families in armoede gedompel en moes baie van hul as bywoners by familie of vriende gaan woon.

Bywoners: Na die AB oorlog was baie families in armoede gedompel en moes baie van hul as bywoners by familie of vriende gaan woon.

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 ...

Picture from FB: Mother with her dead child – Boer War: Concentration camps. I was so shocked when I saw this picture.

Boer War -- British troops burning a 'treacherous' burger's farm

Burning The Farm Of A Treacherous Burgher During The Second Boer War. From South Africa And The Transvaal War, By Louis Creswicke, Published Poster Print x

Mounted New Zealand soldiers round up Boer family for concentration camp

Mounted soldiers, possibly New Zealanders, round up a Boer family during the South African War,

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