Collection by Frederik W

Frederik W

Jordi Blasco Díez on Instagram: “#angloboerwar #ladysmith #southafrica #africa”

16 Likes, 0 Comments - Jordi Blasco Díez (@jordiblasco) on Instagram: “#angloboerwar #ladysmith #southafrica #africa”

Boer War Memorabilia - Pvt. JRD McKerihen, C Co. RCR, 1900 - 5 Bullets, Buttons

Boer War Art Poetry and History

Read this newspaper clip below – where an Englishman described how kind the Boers were and that everything that was said in England about the Boers, was not true. From the Boer War Facebook p…

Boer general Ben Viljoen with secretary 1899

The Sociological Cinema: Photo

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The Guns of the Boer Commandos

Superior Boer marksmanship and Mauser rifles exacted a high price from the British during the Second Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902. But the Boers used other arms as well—everything from single-shots to "Long" Lee-Enfields.

This Day in History: DECEMBER 16, 1838 :The Battle of Blood River

The Battle of Blood River (Afrikaans: Slag van Bloedrivier; Zulu: iMpi yaseNcome) is the name given for the battle fought between 470 Voortrekkers ("Pioneers"), led by Andries Pretorius, and an estimated 15,000–21,000 Zulu attackers on the bank of the Ncome River on 16 December 1838, in what is today KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Casualties amounted to 3,000 of king Dingane's soldiers dead, including two Zulu princes competing with prince Mpande for the Zulu throne. Three Pioneers commando…