Melee combat between Boer troops and British Highlanders, Second Boer War. This level of close combat was extremely rare in the Second Boer War. The Boers were adept at retiring from their lines of defense prior to them being over run and were rarely inclined to take their attacks to face to face contact.

Melee combat between Boer troops and British Highlanders, Second Boer War.

The Blood River Museum in Kwazulu-Natal: one of the most surreal monuments EVER.

Bloed Rivier Museum - commemorating the Voortrekker battle with the Zulus at the Boedrivier (Blod River).

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.

Anglo Boer War

Great Anglo-Boer War, Part II, in the Cape & the British response to the Bitter-Enders Insurgency

Die Trekkers wat oorgebly het na die moorde van 17 Februarie, het hulle voorgeneem om Dingaan te straf vir sy onmenslike dade. Die eerste strafekspedisie by Italeni het wel misluk, maar die Voortrekkers was beslis om nie te rus voordat Dingaan se mag gebreek is nie. Dit het gelei die Slag van Bloedrivier op 16 Desember.

Die Trekkers wat oorgebly het na die moorde van 17 Februarie, het hulle voorgeneem om Dingaan te straf vir sy onmenslike dade. Die eerste strafekspedisie by Italeni het wel misluk, maar die Voortrekkers was beslis om nie te rus voordat Dingaan se mag gebreek is nie. Dit het gelei die Slag van Bloedrivier op 16 Desember.

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