This Day in History: 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 Republics and English Colonies before the Boer War - South Africa

Pakenham’s very thorough history of The Boer War reads like a novel and I could hardly put it down. In my mind that puts h.

Afrikaner Guerillas during Second Boer War by Unknown Artist

Part II, Great Anglo-Boer War, The Second Anglo-Boer War, or Second Boer War of brought the British Empire into conf.

Boer civilians watch as their house burns from scorched earth tactics by the British Army during the Second Anglo-Boer War, South Africa, 1899-1902.

Second Boer War - One British response to the guerrilla war was a 'scorched earth' policy to deny the guerrillas supplies and refuge. In this image Boer civilians watch their house as it is burned.

Boer women and children in a British concentration camp during the Boer war circa 1901. Total War - Photograph of Boer civilians in a British concentration camp. National Army Museum

Boer women and children in a British concentration camp during the Boer War in South Africa - circa Total War - Photograph of Boer civilians in a British concentration camp.

Boer mounted "commandos" made formidable guerrilla foes of the British Army during the Second Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902.

Boer mounted "commandos" made formidable guerrilla foes of the British Army during the Second Anglo-Boer War, The Boers were notoriously excellent marksmen, especially on horseback.

Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger (10 October 1825 – 14 July 1904), better known as Paul Kruger, and affectionately known as Uncle Paul (Afrikaans: "Oom Paul"), was State President of the South African Republic (Transvaal). He gained international renown as the face of Boer resistance against the British during the South African or Second Boer War (1899–1902).

Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger Oktober 1825 – 14 Julie ook bekend as "Oom Paul"), was die Staats President van die Transvaal. Hy het internasionaal bekend geword as die gesig van die AB oorlog.

Africans who had spied for the Boers, captured by the British near Waterval, Standerton.

Africans who had spied for the Boers, captured by the British near Waterval, Standerton. Just as many spied on the Boers for the British. They were caught in the middle between two groups who thought nothing good of them.

Second Boer War a major event in British history lasting from 1899 to 1902

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

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