Louis Botha - Anglo-Boer War

Boer War Louis Botha, Commander-in-chief of the Transvaal Boers, fighting with impressive capability at Colenso and Spion kop. After the fall of Pretoria, he led a concerted guerrilla campaign against the British.

Incredible Boer War material from the archive, 1899-1900: http://www.britishpathe.com/video/boer-war-material-reel-2

British Pathe film relating the Anglo Boer War.

Boer soldiers. Men of iron

A couple of fierce looking Boer Commandos South Africa - 1900

Many children died. They could not beat the boers in the war. Went for the soft spots women and children.

Many children died. They could not beat the boers in the war. Went for the soft spots women and children.

One of my heroes of the ABW ..As his mates saw him. And what is left of his legacy today  A while back in Heilbron's cemetery. Hans Jacob Swart.....

A burgher poses for a portrait. Second Anglo-Boer War, 1899 -

General CR De Wet | Anglo-Boer War Museum Christiaan Rudolph de Wet was born at Leeukop in the Smithfield district on 7 October 1854 and died at Klipfontein, Dewetsdorp on 3 February, 1922.

General CR De Wet | Anglo-Boer War Museum Christiaan Rudolph de Wet was born at Leeukop in the Smithfield district on 7 October 1854 and died at Klipfontein, Dewetsdorp on 3 February, 1922.

British dead littler the field following the Battle of Spion Kop, some of the 243 soldiers to fall there. (Ladysmith Siege Museum)

British dead littler the field following the Battle of Spion Kop, some of the 243 soldiers to fall there. (Ladysmith Siege Museum)

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