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Boer War Troops of the Dublin Fusiliers defending a piquet. © IWM (Q Boer War Royal Marines, War Photography, Film Inspiration, British Colonial, British Army, African History, American Revolution, Troops, Soldiers
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A surviving blockhouse in South Africa. Blockhouses were constructed by the British to secure supply routes from Boer raids during the war . Second Boer War - Britain vs Dutch South African Colonists Military Photos, Military History, London Bombings, Small Castles, Fortification, British Colonial, African History, Beautiful Buildings, South Africa
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1901 South Africa during the Anglo-Boer War. They were built by the British to protect the railway bridges from Boer attacks. The stone is local while the remaining materials were imported from Britain. These Blockhouses could house 20 men with water, ammunition and supplies stored on the lower floor. The "living" area was the middle floor and was accessible by a retractable ladder and the top floor was the "look-out" deck. Only 1000 of these Blockhouses were built.

Boer Wars Boer artillery at Ladysmith, South Africa, circa 1899 Bbc History, African History, World Conflicts, Military Uniforms, World War One, My Land, British Army, Military History, Anthropology

History - The Boer Wars

Explore the first and second Boer Wars. Why did these wars shake the British military so badly they affected the tactics employed for World War One?

From soon after its acquisition by Britain during the Napoleonic wars, the southern tip of Africa had been shared between British colonies and independent republics of Dutch–Afrikaner settlers,. Sun Tzu, British Soldier, British Army, Political System, Korean War, Napoleonic Wars, African History, Military History, Historical Photos
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THE BOER WAR, 1899 - 1902

Q 102053. The bodies of dead British soldiers lay strewn on the ground following the Battle of Spion Kop in South Africa on 23 and 24 January 1900.

Rimington Tigers in a damaged Boer homestead (also known as Rimington’s Guides and then later as Damant’s Horse, were a unit of light horse in the British Army active in the Second

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BOER WAR Orig Stereoview Photo ROYAL MUNSTER FUSILIERS

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The Boer Wars played an important role in the history of the continent and the British Empire. This post tells you about the significance of the Boer Wars, that led to the union of South Africa. African Map, African History, World History Map, Union Of South Africa, Africa Continent, Bible Knowledge, Alternate History, Important Facts, World Maps

Significance and Important Facts About the Boer Wars

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

Battle of Modder River The Boer War

Lord Methuen’s encounter battle at the Modder River, fought on 28th November 1899, as the British advanced to relieve Kimberley.

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Royal Munster Fusiliers during the Boer War

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After the ABW destroying Boer weapons

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A most unusual feature of this type of blockhouse is a pair of angle bastions at diagonally opposite corners, which were designed to provide for the flanking fire along the walls, similar to the function of Machouli galleries on other patterns, but at ground level. This blockhouse was a two level structure with a lookout tower.Witkop Blockhouse - Boer Wars Memorials and Monuments on Waymarking.com Fortification, African History, How To Level Ground, Military History, Monument Valley, South Africa, Landscape Photography, Britain, Coastal
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Witkop Blockhouse

Waymarking.com is a way to mark unique locations on the planet and give them a voice. While GPS technology allows us to pinpoint any location on the planet, mark the location, and share it with others, Waymarking is the toolset for categorizing and adding unique information for that location.

Boer War Troop Ship Quarters by ART NAHPRO, via Flickr  AKA South Afrikaan Farmers/Dutch

Boer War Troop Ship Quarters

These images come from a lavishly illustrated book published by H. Virtue and Co in 1900 which is a summary of the progress of the Boer War while it was still being fought. I will load up more images as I go as there are so many names and images that I am sure would be of value to those interested in this period of history

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last line infantry battle - Page 2

in history from age of alexander until the end of nineteenth century , the battle went in this form ( huge lines of infantry line after line , cavalry , artillery ) but the battle tactics changed too much in WWI I want to ask about last battle happened in this form ..? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yP850OzGTYY

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Tracing Siege Ancestors

Ladysmith 1900 thronged with troops and wagons Sources: http://molegenealogy.blogspot.com/2013/03/siege-and-relief-of-ladysmith-50th.html The 50th anniversary of the Siege of Ladysmith 1950 with names of those who attended the celebrations, and more on Siege nurse Kate Champion. http://www.boerwarnurses.com/web/index.html Keiron Spires provides a searchable database of approximately 2 000 nurses who served during the Anglo-Boer War. There is a linked blog at http://boerwarnurses.com/wp…