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

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

Blacks in the Anglo Boer War - These wars were fought with ALL south Africans and British enemies of all colours were taken to the camps.

The Black Concentration Camps of the Anglo-Boer War The British introduced the two sets of concentration camps - one for whites and one for black. Where does apartheid come from again?

He is generally regarded as the bravest of the Boer generals during the Second Boer War and as one of the leading figures of Boer independence. As a guerrilla, his tactics proved extremely successful. De la Rey opposed the war until the last, but when he was once accused of cowardice during a Volksraad session by President Paul Kruger, he replied that if the time for war came, he would be fighting long after Paul Kruger had given up and fled for safety. This proved to be the case.

He is generally regarded as the bravest of the Boer generals during the Second Boer War and as one of the leading figures of Boer independence. As a guerrilla, his tactics proved extremely successful. De la Rey opposed the war until the last, but when he was once accused of cowardice during a Volksraad session by President Paul Kruger, he replied that if the time for war came, he would be fighting long after Paul Kruger had given up and fled for safety. This proved to be the case.

First Boer War : Battle of Majuba Hill - This Day in History: Feb 27, 1881: The Battle of Majuba Hill, South Africa http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

First Boer War : Battle of Majuba Hill - Feb The Battle of Majuba Hill, South Africa

An account of what happened at Amajuba - Laing's Neck. Ancestors - Page 56.

An account of what happened at Amajuba - Laing's Neck. Ancestors - Page

this Day in History: Oct 10, 1825: Paul Kruger, the face of Boer resistance against the British during the Second Boer War is born

this Day in History: Oct Paul Kruger, the face of Boer resistance against the British during the Second Boer War is born

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