Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa

Dinge en Goete (Things and Stuff): This Day in History: Oct Boer War begins in South Africa

Boer General Koos De La Rey (22/10/1847 - 15/09/1914), one of South Africa's best loved military leaders during the Anglo Boer-War. Famous for his humane treatment of his enemies

Boer General Koos De La Rey - one of South Africa's best loved military leaders during the Anglo Boer-War. Famous for his humane treatment of his enemies

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.

Nurses in the Boer War

Boer War nurses in their Walking Out dress, note the bonnet, this was still part of the nurses uniform at the beginning of WWI

Boers at Spion Kop, 1900 - ABW - Boer militiamen at Spioenkop

The South African War (or Second Anglo-Boer War) was the first overseas conflict to involve New Zealand troops. It was fought between the british Empire and Boer South African public. It began in

Paul Kruger

Paul Kruger

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