Boer Republics and English Colonies before the Boer War - South Africa

Pakenham’s very thorough history of The Boer War reads like a novel and I could hardly put it down. In my mind that puts h.

Boer child in a British Concentration Camp, Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902. About 30 000 women and children died in the British Concentration Camps.

Boer child in a British Concentration Camp, Anglo-Boer War, About 30 000 women and children died in 17 British Concentration Camps. A further 35 camps were set up for the black Africans, died, who worked on the farms of the absent fighters.

Schalk Willem Burger - This Day in History: May 31, 1902: The Boer War ends - http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/2013/05/this-day-in-history-may-31-1902-boer.html

Schalk Willem Burger, military commander of the South African Republic during the Second Anglo-Boer War and President of the South African Republic for two years while Paul Kruger was in.

Lord Kitchener, War criminal. He and Lord Milner were the architects of the UK concentration camps and the scorched earth policy during the Anglo-Boer war

Lord Kitchener, Felt by some to be a War criminal. He and Lord Milner were the architects of the UK concentration camps and the scorched earth policy during the Second Anglo-Boer War.

This Day in History: Aug 16,1900: The Battle of Elands River during the Second Boer War ends

The Battle at Beersheba — Australian Light Horse Association

Van die jongste tot die oudste was ons almal vegsmanne, en ek herhaal maar net wat ander van ons gesê het as ek sê dat ons die beste skuts van die wêreld was. Ons Boere het so te sê groot geword met die geweer in die hand en in die saal, en die krygsmantalent was in die Boer se bloed. Dis iets wat hy oorgeërf het van sy voorouers, wat die eienskap verwerf het deur hul alledaagse leefwyse." -Genl. J.C.G Kemp -Vir Vryheid en vir Reg.

Van die jongste tot die oudste was ons almal vegsmanne, en ek herhaal maar net…

1901 South Africa during the Anglo-Boer War. They were built by the British to protect the railway bridges from Boer attacks. The stone is local while the remaining materials were imported from Britain. These Blockhouses could house 20 men with water, ammunition and supplies stored on the lower floor. The "living" area was the middle floor and was accessible by a retractable ladder and the top floor was the "look-out" deck. Only 1000 of these Blockhouses were built.

A surviving blockhouse in South Africa. Blockhouses were constructed by the British to secure supply routes from Boer raids during the war . Second Boer War - Britain vs Dutch South African Colonists

Bitterender Boer

"Great style shown here by one of the 'Bittereinders' - during 1905 Anglo Boer War."- i would like to clarify the war ended in 1901

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