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He is generally regarded as the bravest of the Boer generals during the Second Boer War and as one of the leading figures of Boer independence. As a guerrilla, his tactics proved extremely successful. De la Rey opposed the war until the last, but when he was once accused of cowardice during a Volksraad session by President Paul Kruger, he replied that if the time for war came, he would be fighting long after Paul Kruger had given up and fled for safety. This proved to be the case. War Novels, The Settlers, War Photography, Many Faces, My Heritage, Historical Pictures, Guerrilla, Cute Images, African History

He is generally regarded as the bravest of the Boer generals during the Second Boer War and as one of the leading figures of Boer independence. As a guerrilla, his tactics proved extremely successful. De la Rey opposed the war until the last, but when he was once accused of cowardice during a Volksraad session by President Paul Kruger, he replied that if the time for war came, he would be fighting long after Paul Kruger had given up and fled for safety. This proved to be the case.

Jopie Fourie: Ná sy dood was Fourie ’n martelaar. Smuts het vir sy ongenaakbaarheid betaal deurdat Fourie se dood ’n groot rol in die verkiesing van 1948 gespeel het toe Smuts se Suid-Afrikaanse Party deur die Nasionale Party verslaan is. North West Province, War Novels, History Projects, My Childhood Memories, My Land, African History, World War I, My People, Military History

Jopie Fourie: Daar gaan ’n man verby

Jopie Fourie (1878-1914), leier van die 1914-Rebellie teen die premier Louis Botha, is op 16 Desember 1914 in die omgewing van Rustenburg gevange geneem. Vandag, 100 jaar gelede, is Fourie weens hoogverraad ter dood veroordeel. Hy was die enigste deelnemer aan dié rebellie wat op hierdie wyse die hoogste prys betaal het, skryf J.B. ROUX.J.B. Roux.