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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A Boer warrior. South Africa.

General Joubert, bought Mauser magazine rifles, firing smokeless ammunition, and a number of modern field guns and automatic weapons from the German armaments manufacturer Krupp, the French firm Creusot and the British company Maxim.

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

Boers Boer War Their uniforms suck but they are well armed. No cast off thirty year old Martini Henrys or shotguns in this bunch.

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

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.

1904 worlds fair boer war program

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

Boer General Louis Botha 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, The Boers were notoriously excellent marksmen, especially on horseback.

Boer soldiers. Men of iron.

A couple of fierce looking Boer Commandos South Africa - 1900

Boer women in the Anglo-Boer War

South Africa: A Boer Girl’s Memories of the Boer War and concentration camps

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. Richardson, Strathcona's Horse (Canadian) winner of the Victoria Cross for bravery at Wolve Spruit, 5 July

This Day in History: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa

The Rhodes Colossus, an 1892 caricature of Cecil Rhodes after announcing plans for a telegraph line from Cape Town to Cairo. For Punch by Edward Linley Sambourne.

Captain Gordon.

Captain Gordon.

The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902 Boer War Death toll.According top the Encyclopedia Britannica nearly 100,000 lives were lost, including those of more than 20,000 British troops and 14,000 Boer troops. Noncombatant deaths include the more than 26,000 (28 000+) Boer women and children estimated to have died in the concentration camps from malnutrition and disease; The total number of African deaths in the concentration camps was not recorded, but estimates range from 13,000 to 20,000.

The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902 Boer War Death toll.According top the Encyclopedia Britannica nearly 100,000 lives were lost, including those of more than 20,000 British troops and 14,000 Boer troops. Noncombatant deaths include the more than 26,000 (28 000+) Boer women and children estimated to have died in the concentration camps from malnutrition and disease; The total number of African deaths in the concentration camps was not recorded, but estimates range from 13,000 to 20,000.

Recruiting poster

Recruiting poster

How Captain Towse (Gordon Highlanders) won his Victoria Cross.

Morris Cigarettes "Boer War (set of 20 issued in "How Captain Towse (Gordon Highlanders) won his Victoria Cross"

William Duncan, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders - Boer War 1890s

Lance Corporal, William Duncan, A, South Africa, Boer War

Arthur Conan Doyle (April 1900, Boer war)

Arthur Conan Doyle - British Writer, author of the Sherlock Holmes stories. He volunteered to serve in the Boer War though in his and served six months at the Front as an Army Field Surgeon.

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