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Anglo-Boereoorlog.  Boereloopgraaftegniek.

Anglo-Boereoorlog. Boereloopgraaftegniek.

Union and Apartheid-era South African money featuring Jan van Riebeck. He is no longer featured on South African money, which MIGHT have something to do with the fact that he begged the Dutch East India Company to let him enslave the natives.

Union and Apartheid-era South African money featuring Jan van Riebeck. He is no longer featured on South African money, which MIGHT have something to do with the fact that he begged the Dutch East India Company to let him enslave the natives.

Berig oor die AB oorlog...kyk bietjie hoe positief die skrywer oor die Boere se karakter is....

Berig oor die AB oorlog...kyk bietjie hoe positief die skrywer oor die Boere se karakter is....

South African Rand featuring Africa's Top 5. I heard they're getting rid of the animals and featuring Mandela on the new ones...:

South African Money Worksheets

South African Rand featuring Africa's Top 5. I heard they're getting rid of the animals and featuring Mandela on the new ones...:

New York Life-Day by Day: The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902 Boer Generals

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…

Members of New Zealand's Sixth Contingent burn a Boer farm, 1901. This photograph was possibly taken by Private William Raynes. During the second phase of the war Boer farms were often cleared of their inhabitants: houses and possessions were burned and the livestock either taken by the British  or destroyed. As a result of this method, more than 30,000 farms were burnt and up to 3.6 million sheep were destroyed.

Destruction of Boer farm

Members of New Zealand's Sixth Contingent burn a Boer farm, 1901

Oh my word - PRETORIA IN THE 1890's- amazing

Pretoria in the 1890’s. Martin Plaut collection

Oh my word - PRETORIA IN THE 1890's- amazing

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 10, 1825: Paul Kruger, the face of Boer resistance against the British during the Second Boer War is born

Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger (10 October 1825 – 14 July 1904), better known as Paul Kruger, and affectionately known as Uncle Paul (Afrikaans: "Oom Paul"), was State President of the South African Republic (Transvaal). He gained international renown as the face of Boer resistance against the British during the South African or Second Boer War (1899–1902). Kruger was born at Bulhoek, on his grandfather's farm in the British Cape Colony, and he grew up on the farm Vaalbank. He received…

Jacobus Johannes Cornelis (Japie) Greyling, is gebore in 1890 op die plaas Smaldeel in die distrik Hoopstad, Oranje Vrystaat. Gedurende die Anglo-Boereoorlog was Japie se vader en 2 ouer broers op kommando om teen die Engelse te veg

Jacobus Johannes Cornelis (Japie) Greyling, is gebore in 1890 op die plaas Smaldeel in die distrik Hoopstad, Oranje Vrystaat. Gedurende die Anglo-Boereoorlog was Japie se vader en 2 ouer broers op kommando om teen die Engelse te veg

Anglo-Boer War Block House by Awie Badenhorst, Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa

Anglo-Boer War Block House by Awie Badenhorst, Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa

M.T. Steyn, Lord Milner, F.W.Reitz en Paul Kruger. Bloemfontein Konferensie 1899. Bron: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa

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

It was a war of greed. An already rich and powerful nation wanted more and was willing to sacrifice anything to get it. The Second Boer War (Dutch: Tweede Boerenoorlog, Afrikaans: Tweede Vryheidsoorlog or Tweede Boereoorlog) was fought from 11 October 1899 until 31 May 1902 between the British Empire and the Afrikaans-speaking Dutch settlers of two independent Boer republics, the South African Republic (Transvaal Republic) and the Orange Free State. It ended with a British victory and the…

Geni - Photos in Photos from Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) BETHULIE Kamp/Camp

Photos in Photos from Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) BETHULIE Kamp/Camp

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The concentration camps of the Anglo-Boer War caused thousands of deaths and much suffering. But should the women and children in the camps be seen only as victims, or is there another story to be told?

The war at home - Exclusive Books

The concentration camps of the Anglo-Boer War caused thousands of deaths and much suffering. But should the women and children in the camps be seen only as victims, or is there another story to be told?