Zulu Warrior c1825  They created an Empire throughout South Africa

Zulu Warrior - Queen Victoria’s colonial adventurism included expeditions into…

Field Marshal Jan Smuts of South Africa. Smuts signed the Paris Peace Treaty, resolving the peace in Europe, thus becoming the only signatory of both the treaty ending the First World War, and that ending the Second.

Jan Smuts - This Day in History: Jun Treaty of Versailles = Keynes predicts economic chaos

Cetshwayo kaMpande was the King of the Zulu Kingdom from 1872 to 1879

Cetshwayo kaMpande was the King of the Zulu Kingdom from 1872 to 1879 and their leader during the Anglo-Zulu War He famously led the Zulu nation to victory against the British in the Battle of Isandlwana.

Nicolaas Pieter Johannes ("Niklaas" or "Siener") Janse van Rensburg: (August 30, 1864 - March 11, 1926) was a Boer from the South African Republic who was considered by some to be a prophet of the Boere. His seemingly accurate predictions of future events were typically wrapped in a patriotic, religious format. During the Boer War he soon acquired a reputation which made him a trusted companion, if not advisor to General de la Rey and President Steyn.

Nicolaas Pieter Johannes ("Niklaas" or "Siener") Janse van Rensburg: (August

Unidentified photographer   Killed British soldiers lying in trenches after the Battle of Spioenkop, near Ladysmith, Natal, South Africa.   1900, January

Unidentified photographer Killed British soldiers lying in trenches after the Battle of Spioenkop, near Ladysmith, Natal, South Africa.

General Piet Cronjé (1836-1911), veteran general of the army of the South African Republic during the Second Boer War, taken prisoner by the British when he surrendered after losing the battle of Paardeberg on 27 February 1900. The photograph shows Cronjé as prisoner of war on Saint Helena where he remained until the conclusion of the war on 31 May 1902.

Second Boer War -ABW - General Piet Cronjé as a prisoner of war in Saint Helena, He was captured, with 4000 men, after the loss of the Battle of Paardeberg.

The Last Hot Battle of the Cold War: South Africa vs. Cuba in the Angolan Civil War by Peter Polack

The Last Hot Battle of the Cold War: South Africa vs. Cuba in the Angolan Civil War by Peter Polack

Isandlwana, near Rork's Drift, Union of South Africa

Isandlwana - the mountain looks like the Sphinx in Egypt - the cap badge of the of Foot regiment fighting here was the shape of the Sphinx .

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