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Boer war circa A British infantry officer (left) and two "Bitter-enders." (Could be Christaan and Hendriksen.) From "Boer Wars by Ian Knight, Osprey Books, 1997 UK. Color plate G.

Second Boer War records database goes online

Second Boer War records go online

A comprehensive database containing the records of more than British soldiers killed, captured or wounded in the Second Boer War goes online

Danie Theron, Boer hero

Danie Theron, Boer hero of the war with Great Britain.

Boer civilians watch as their house burns from scorched earth tactics by the British Army during the Second Anglo-Boer War, South Africa, 1899-1902.

Second Boer War - One British response to the guerrilla war was a 'scorched earth' policy to deny the guerrillas supplies and refuge. In this image Boer civilians watch their house as it is burned.

Louis Botha, Commander-in-chief of the Transvaal Boers, fighting with impressive capability at Colenso and Spion kop. After the fall of Pretoria, he led a concerted guerrilla campaign against the British.

Boer War Louis Botha, Commander-in-chief of the Transvaal Boers, fighting with impressive capability at Colenso and Spion kop. After the fall of Pretoria, he led a concerted guerrilla campaign against the British.

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