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Bomb shelters in the banks of the Klip River during the Siege of Ladysmith. Thanks for photos Chris Pretorius. The little foot bridge that can be seen in the 1st photo has survived the Klip River floods for more than a centuary. Dilapidated but still there.

Bomb shelters in the banks of the Klip River during the Siege of Ladysmith. Thanks for photos Chris Pretorius. The little foot bridge that can be seen in the photo has survived the Klip River floods for more than a centuary. Dilapidated but still there.

Bomb shelters in the banks of the Klip River during the Siege of Ladysmith. Thanks for photos Chris Pretorius. The little foot bridge that can be seen in the 1st photo has survived the Klip River floods for more than a centuary. Dilapidated but still there.

Bomb shelters in the banks of the Klip River during the Siege of Ladysmith. Thanks for photos Chris Pretorius. The little foot bridge that can be seen in the photo has survived the Klip River floods for more than a centuary. Dilapidated but still there.

The house above that was posted by Pieter Gerhard Myburgh O'Neil is in Poort Road, Ladysmith. It was commandeered at the time of the siege by Genl. Sir George White as his headquarters, and it suffered an artillery hit during the siege. It has since been proclaimed a national historic site. When I was in matric in 1964, a class mate ('Stollie' Lombaard) and his family lived there.

The house above that was posted by Pieter Gerhard Myburgh O'Neil is in Poort Road, Ladysmith. It was commandeered at the time of the siege by Genl. Sir George White as his headquarters, and it suffered an artillery hit during the siege. It has since been proclaimed a national historic site. When I was in matric in 1964, a class mate ('Stollie' Lombaard) and his family lived there.

The iron rail bridge outside Colenso was blown up by the Boers, but replaced by a wooden trestle bridge.

The iron rail bridge outside Colenso was blown up by the Boers, but replaced by a wooden trestle bridge.

Boers encamped at Lombard’s Kop, outside of Ladysmith during the siege. (McGregor Museum)

Boer’s encamped at Lombard’s Kop, outside of Ladysmith during the siege.

The house above that was posted by Pieter Gerhard Myburgh O'Neil is in Poort Road, Ladysmith. It was commandeered at the time of the siege by Genl. Sir George White as his headquarters, and it suffered an artillery hit during the siege. It has since been proclaimed a national historic site. When I was in matric in 1964, a class mate ('Stollie' Lombaard) and his family lived there.

The house above that was posted by Pieter Gerhard Myburgh O'Neil is in Poort Road, Ladysmith. It was commandeered at the time of the siege by Genl. Sir George White as his headquarters, and it suffered an artillery hit during the siege. It has since been proclaimed a national historic site. When I was in matric in 1964, a class mate ('Stollie' Lombaard) and his family lived there.

That's the grave of the young boer who was surprised by the british attack and was bayoneted  at about 4am .

That's the grave of the young boer who was surprised by the british attack and was bayoneted at about .

The Ghosts of World War II  Image Above: Soldiers race up Avenue de Paris in Cherbourg in 1944, speeding past the rubble and over modern-day road markings  Image Below: The original image from 1944, before it was laid over a photo taken from the exact same spot today.

The Ghosts of World War II Image Above: Soldiers race up Avenue de Paris in Cherbourg in speeding past the rubble and over modern-day road markings Image Below: The original image from before it was laid over a photo taken from the exact same spot today.

A view of the cliffs on May 6, 2014 in Pointe du Hoc, France. Overlay: After the assault at the cliffs of Pointe du Hoc by the 2nd Ranger Battalion (D, E and F Company) Colonel James E. Rudder establishes a Post Commando on June 1944.

A view of the cliffs on May 2014 in Pointe du Hoc, France. Overlay: After the assault at the cliffs of Pointe du Hoc by the Ranger Battalion (D, E and F Company) Colonel James E. Rudder establishes a Post Commando on June