Winston Churchill, 20 years old, February 1895

fymeninolduniforms: “That’s Churchill? Behold the power of the Hussar jacket! chagalov: “ Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill at in the uniform of the Fourth Queen’s Own Hussars “ A.

Cape Town, 1877

Cape Town 1877 and even then it was only an hour from Franschhoek home of La Clé des Montagnes - 4 luxurious villas on a working wine farm

Cape Town Train Station - c1890.

A steam train prepares to leave Cape Town station in a photograph from around In the background, the slopes of Signal Hill are visible. The old station was replaced by the present complex, in

This Day in History: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa  - It was a war of greed. An already rich and powerful nation wanted more and was willing to sacrifice anything to get it.

Koos de la Rey and his family. His wife, Nonnie, never let the British capture her to be placed in a camp. She was the only wife of a war general who traveled with her husband throughout the war.

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

Lord Methuen’s encounter battle at the Modder River, fought on November as the British advanced to relieve Kimberley.


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