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Spion Kop Battlefield, South Africa Where the Boers Defeated the British. [The Battle of Spion Kop (Dutch: Slag bij Spionkop; Afrikaans: Slag van Spioenkop) was fought about 38 km (24 mi) west-south-west of Ladysmith on the hilltop of Spioenkop(1) along the Tugela River, Natal in South Africa from 23–24 January 1900. It was fought between the South African Republic and the Orange Free State on the one hand and British forces during the Second Boer War campaign to relieve Ladysmith].

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Spion Kop Battlefield, South Africa Where the Boers Defeated the British. [The Battle of Spion Kop (Dutch: Slag bij Spionkop; Afrikaans: Slag van Spioenkop) was fought about 38 km (24 mi) west-south-west of Ladysmith on the hilltop of Spioenkop(1) along the Tugela River, Natal in South Africa from 23–24 January 1900. It was fought between the South African Republic and the Orange Free State on the one hand and British forces during the Second Boer War campaign to relieve Ladysmith].

A Boer woman with her dead child, the last of her children to die, photographed by Emily Hobhouse. An English activist, Emily spent six months in South Africa from January to June 1901 visiting Bloemfontein and six other concentration camps. Emily returned to England to campaign against "a gigantic and grievous blunder caused by  crass male ignorance, helplessness and muddling." Her militancy brought the scorn of the British people who called her hysterical, a rebel, liar, enemy of the…

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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.

30000+ woman and children died in British Concentration camps in South-Africa during 1899 and 1902

30000+ woman and children died in British Concentration camps in South-Africa during 1899 and 1902

Of the slightly more than 104,000 women and children placed in these camps, about 28,000 died.  The humanitarian world was appalled.  The conduct of the British against the civilian Boer population was the subject of universal disapprobation, so it's interesting to note that his written defense of the British cause in the war was the reason Conan Doyle (creator of the Sherlock Holmes) was later knighted

Of the slightly more than 104,000 women and children placed in these camps, about 28,000 died. The humanitarian world was appalled. The conduct of the British against the civilian Boer population was the subject of universal disapprobation, so it's interesting to note that his written defense of the British cause in the war was the reason Conan Doyle (creator of the Sherlock Holmes) was later knighted

Local children taunt and play with a British soldier as he stands guard in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, April 13, 1972, following an explosion in the city. (AP Photo/Michel Lipchitz) Ref #: PA.8671020

Photos of the British Army in Northern Ireland - 1969-1979 - Flashbak

In 1969, the situation was so grave that British troops were sent to restore order in Nothern Ireland. By 1972, the British government suspended the Northern Ireland parliament and imposed direct rule from London...

Anglo-boere war, South Africa

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Anglo-boere war, South Africa

Boer civilians, probably a mother and her children, in a British concentration camp. Second Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902
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Boer War – Chessalee

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Remembering a Cornish heroine

It was 150 years ago a woman was born in St Ive who's been compared to Joan of Arc and Florence Nightingale. Learn more about Emily Hobhouse.

Net 'n kort foto toer van 'n Boer wat krygsgevange geneem is in die Anglo-Boere Oorlog.... Gevang, gehok, ge-trein, geskip, gehok, ge-los, gekry en getreur.  The Anglo Boer War through the eyes of a Boer POW ( Prisoner of War )

Net 'n kort foto toer van 'n Boer wat krygsgevange geneem is in die Anglo-Boere Oorlog.... Gevang, gehok, ge-trein, geskip, gehok, ge-los, gekry en getreur. The Anglo Boer War through the eyes of a Boer POW ( Prisoner of War )

New York Life-Day by Day: The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902 Concentration Camps for Boer Women and Children.

The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902

The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902. Cape of Good Hope. The Cape of Good Hope ,South Africa was founded in 1652 as a halfway house for the Dutch fleet to pick up fresh water and fresh vegetable for their crews. These ships were on their way to trade in the Orient, to places like Batavia ,India and Malaysia. The only indigenous people living in this area were the Koi ,so as the Colony grew, more workers were needed and the Dutch imported slaves from Malaysia, India and the east coast of…

Driven from their homes as the British cleared out the South African countryside, women and children arrive at one of the infamous camps set up for the displaced and forcibly relocated Boers. (McGregor Museum)

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Louis Botha is op Greytown in die teenswoordige KwaZulu-Natal gebore en het as jongman in 1884 aan 'n ekspedisie onder leiding van Lucas Meyer deelgeneem om die hoofkaptein van Zoeloeland, Dinizulu, op sy troon te herstel. Dinizulu het uit dankbaarheid 'n stuk grond aan hulle gegee, waarvan Botha se deel die plaas Waterval naby Vryheid was.

Louis Botha is op Greytown in die teenswoordige KwaZulu-Natal gebore en het as jongman in 1884 aan 'n ekspedisie onder leiding van Lucas Meyer deelgeneem om die hoofkaptein van Zoeloeland, Dinizulu, op sy troon te herstel. Dinizulu het uit dankbaarheid 'n stuk grond aan hulle gegee, waarvan Botha se deel die plaas Waterval naby Vryheid was.

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