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Going over the top, c. 1917

What led to the Great War?

With the shape of the helmets, this photo looks to represent some American Soldiers climbing out of a trench during WWI.

British; King's Own Scottish Borderers at Arhanga Pass. Tirah Campaign 1897

King's Collections : The Serving Soldier : Tirah - Photographic Journalism (Part KOSB Tirah 1897

General Sir George Colley at the Battle of Majuba Mountain Just Before He Was Killed. This Day in History: Feb 8, 1881: Boers defeat British in the Battle of Ingogo (Battle of Schuinshoogte) http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

Melton Prior - Illustrated London News - The Transvaal War - General Sir George Colley at the Battle of Majuba Mountain Just Before He Was Killed.

Spion Kop, Boer War Battle

Boer War The Boer War, from 1899 to was a conflict between Great Britain and the Boers, or Dutch settlers , in South Africa.

Boers hauling a heavy gun up a mountain

The iconic British defeat on January during Buller’s second and disastrous attempt to cross the Tugela River and relieve Ladysmith in the Great Boer War

Gordon Highlanders moving forward. The Gordons moving into position for the assault on the Heights. They are carrying their rolled greatcoat, mess tins and waterrbottle but no valise. Dargai, 18th Oct 1897.

The Gordon Highlanders moving into position for the assault on the Dargai Heights, Oct 1897

A large parade of men before embarking on a ship on the Isle of Wight to take them to South Africa in 1899

Fascinating rare photographs show soldiers in Boer War

The album contains more than 150 black and white images of the First Battalion Rifle Brigade and provide a fascinating record of their battles with the Boers in South Africa from 1899 to

De La Rey - This Day in History: Mar 7, 1902:  Battle of Tweebosch, South Africa http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/ http://images61.fotki.com/v53/photos/1/183150/842932/0delarey-vi.jpg?1078657462

De La Rey - This Day in History: Mar 7, 1902: Battle of Tweebosch, South Africa http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/ http://images61.fotki.com/v53/photos/1/183150/842932/0delarey-vi.jpg?1078657462

Geni - Photos in Photos from Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) POW Bermuda

Geni - Photos in Photos from Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War POW Bermuda

This Day in History: Aug 16,1900: The Battle of Elands River during the Second Boer War ends

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