General Louis Botha - A Boer got off his horse, got down on one knee and raised his Mauser rifle to bear at a range of 40 yards. Churchill went for the pistol in his belt but it wasn't there- it was on the train. He was defenceless so he surrendered.....

General Louis Botha - A Boer got off his horse, got down on one knee and raised his Mauser rifle to bear at a range of 40 yards. Churchill went for the pistol in his belt but it wasn't there- it was on the train. He was defenceless so he surrendered.....

Boer War Memorial, Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Boer War Memorial, Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa - Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Valliant Death of a Commandant. Commandant Potgieter sprawled in the grass 27 metres from the British line, after the battle of Rooiwal on 11 April 1902.  He and 50 of his men died gallantly charging the British line on horseback.

Valliant Death of a Commandant. Commandant Potgieter sprawled in the grass 27 metres from the British line, after the battle of Rooiwal on 11 April 1902. He and 50 of his men died gallantly charging the British line on horseback.

Bekendes van die Maritz familie:  Gert (Gerrit) Maritz (1798 – 23 September 1838) was 'n Voortrekker leier.

Bekendes van die Maritz familie: Gert (Gerrit) Maritz (1798 – 23 September 1838) was 'n Voortrekker leier.

ANDRIES HENDRIK POTGIETER wie se trek van tweehonderd siele die eerste georganiseerde trek uit die Kolonie was, was in die distrik Tarka, waar hy gewoon het, ’n man van aansien. Volgens die beskrywing van tydgenote was Potgieter ’n groot man, sterk gebou en met ’n indrukwekkende voorkoms. Sy baard en hare was donkerbruin met ’n rooi skynsel, en een bron verwys na die breërandhoed wat hy in die week gedra het, maar ’n hoëbolkeil met plegtighede.

ANDRIES HENDRIK POTGIETER wie se trek van tweehonderd siele die eerste georganiseerde trek uit die Kolonie was, was in die distrik Tarka, waar hy gewoon het, ’n man van aansien. Volgens die beskrywing van tydgenote was Potgieter ’n groot man, sterk gebou en met ’n indrukwekkende voorkoms. Sy baard en hare was donkerbruin met ’n rooi skynsel, en een bron verwys na die breërandhoed wat hy in die week gedra het, maar ’n hoëbolkeil met plegtighede.

Andries Hendrik Potgieter, Delagoabaai - Great Trek - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Andries Hendrik Potgieter, Delagoabaai - Great Trek - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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