Boer War

The Boer Wars were two wars fought during 1880–1881 and 1899–1902 by the British Empire against the settlers of two independent Boer republics, the Orange Free State and the Transvaal Republic.
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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 (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

Boere Oorlog - Anglo Boer war. The Boers went to war in their best Sunday clothes.

Boere Oorlog - Anglo Boer war. The Boers went to war in their best Sunday clothes.

The Anglo-Boer War: 1899-1902. "Boer" in Dutch means farmer. This is the war in which the Afrikaners in the Transvaal region of South Africa were against the British conquering the land for diamonds and gold.

The Anglo-Boer War: 1899-1902. "Boer" in Dutch means farmer. This is the war in which the Afrikaners in the Transvaal region of South Africa were against the British conquering the land for diamonds and gold.

Louis Botha, General in the Boer Wars (on the Boer side, of course), and first Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa a scant ten years later.

Louis Botha, General in the Boer Wars (on the Boer side, of course), and first Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa a scant ten years later.

Boer General Louis Botha (1862-1919) First Prime Minister of South Africa

Boer General Louis Botha (1862-1919) First Prime Minister of South Africa

Boer mounted "commandos" made formidable guerrilla foes of the British Army during the Second Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902.

Boer mounted "commandos" made formidable guerrilla foes of the British Army during the Second Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902.

Boer War Picture, Sergeant Arthur H.L. Richardson, Strathcona's Horse, winner of the Victoria Cross for bravery at Wolve Spruit, 5 July 1900...

Boer War Picture, Sergeant Arthur H.L. Richardson, Strathcona's Horse, winner of the Victoria Cross for bravery at Wolve Spruit, 5 July 1900...

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