Louis Botha, General in the Boer Wars (on the Boer side, of course), and first Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa a scant ten years later.

Louis Botha - Project Gutenberg eText 16462 - Louis Botha - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

British Boer War: Queen's South Africa Medal with Transvaal, Orange Free State and Cape Colony clasps. 1899-1901

British Boer War: Queen's South Africa Medal with Transvaal, Orange Free State and Cape Colony clasps.

Great style shown here by one of the 'Bittereinders' - during 1905 Anglo Boer War.

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

Peace Treaty Vereeniging | Anglo-Boer War Museum The Bitter Ender - Danie de Jager

Peace Treaty Vereeniging | Anglo-Boer War Museum The Bitter Ender - Danie de Jager

Christiaan Rudolf De Wet (1854 - 1922) was 'n genl tydens 2de Vryheidsoorlog.De Wet was 27 jaar oud met die uitbreek van die 1ste Vryheidsoorlog -1880.Hy het saam met Heidelberg Kommando geveg deelgeneem aan die Slag van Laingsnek, hy het sy dapperheid getoon by Ingogo en Majuba vroeg in 1881.In Maart en April van 1900 het De Wet 'n offensief van stapel gestuur wat 'n herlewing in die Boere se stryd ingelui het.Hy het 'n legende geword met sy guerilla-aanvalle in die suidooste van die land.

Christiaan_De_Wet - This Day in History: Aug The Battle of Elands River during the Second Boer War ends

British 5" Howitzer. Boer War 1901

British 5 inch BL howitzer of the type used at the Battle of Magersfontein on December 1899

Kings South Africa & Queens South Africa, for the Boer War

Kings South Africa Queens South Africa, for the Boer War

British walking wounded after the Battle of Modder River on 28th November 1899

British walking wounded after the Battle of Modder River on November 1899

Superior Boer marksmanship and Mauser rifles exacted a high price from the…

Superior Boer marksmanship and Mauser rifles exacted a high price from the British during the Second Anglo-Boer War, But the Boers used other arms as well—everything from single-shots to "Long" Lee-Enfields.

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