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Dinge en Goete (Things and Stuff): This Day in History: Oct Boer War begins in South Africa African History, African Art, My Land, British Army, World History, Military History, Wwi, Historical Photos, Black History

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. The Second Boer War (Dutch: Tweede Boerenoorlog, Afrikaans: Tweede Vryheidsoorlog or Tweede Boereoorlog) was fought from 11 October 1899 until 31 May 1902 between the British Empire and the Afrikaans-speaking Dutch settlers of two independent Boer republics, the South African Republic (Transvaal Republic) and the Orange Free State. It ended with a British victory and the…

South African War - Maps - Map of Southern Africa showing the British Colonies and the Boer Republics Africa Map, East Africa, Historical Maps, Historical Pictures, Pretoria, Cape Colony, By Any Means Necessary, New York Life, A Day In Life
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The Boer War by Thomas Pakenham

Pakenham’s very thorough history of The Boer War (1899-1902) reads like a novel and I could hardly put it down. In my mind that puts him in a class with Barbara Tuckman and other reviewers have made the same comment. The book was written over 30 years ago (published in 1979), so the author was able to interview a great many survivors from both sides, as well as access a mass of documents that were not available when the original histories had been written, just after the war. Pakenham…

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Lord Kitchener, Felt by some to be a War criminal. He and Lord Milner were the architects of the UK concentration camps and the scorched earth policy during the Second Anglo-Boer War.

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Farms burning courtesy of the British scorched earth policy. Destroying the Boer's homes, starving their women and children in concentration camps in an attempt to break their resolve War Novels, Earth Photos, War Photography, History Projects, Lest We Forget, Second World, African History, American Revolution, History Facts
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Farms burning courtesy of the British scorched earth policy. Destroying the Boer's homes, starving their women and children in concentration camps in an attempt to break their resolve

Lizzie Van Zyl was a Boer child who died in the British Concentration Camp in Bloemfontein in South Africa. women and children died in the British concentration camps at the turn of the to Century.

Lizzie van Zyl, an Afrikaans girl who died in the British Bloemfontein concentration camp during the 2nd Boer War, 1899-1902.

Second Boer War - ABW- A Transit camp for Prisoners of War in Green Point - Cape Town during the war. Prisoners were then transferred for internment in other parts of the British Empire. World History Facts, All About Africa, Prisoners Of War, Lest We Forget, Historical Pictures, British Colonial, African History, Cape Town, South Africa
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