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Hierdie foto van Kruger wat in 1864 geneem is hang in Krugerhuis in Pretoria. this Day in History: Oct Paul Kruger, the face of Boer resistance against the British during the Second Boer War is born History Images, Head Of State, Kruger National Park, My Childhood Memories, Zulu, My Heritage, African History, Cute Images, Historian

this Day in History: Oct 10, 1825: Paul Kruger, the face of Boer resistance against the British during the Second Boer War is born

Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger (10 October 1825 – 14 July 1904), better known as Paul Kruger, and affectionately known as Uncle Paul (Afrikaans: "Oom Paul"), was State President of the South African Republic (Transvaal). He gained international renown as the face of Boer resistance against the British during the South African or Second Boer War (1899–1902). Kruger was born at Bulhoek, on his grandfather's farm in the British Cape Colony, and he grew up on the farm Vaalbank. He received…

It is estimated than more than 40 000 Boer farms were burned by the British during the Boer War. Here Johan Lombaard brings life to what was known as “Scorched earth”. War Novels, Inner World, Lest We Forget, Antique Maps, My Land, African History, Military History, Old Pictures, Warfare

The Boer War in Colour! Extraordinary black and white photo’s comes to life! – Alternative DNA

It is estimated than more than 40 000 farms were burned by the British. Here Johan Lombaard brings life to what was known as "Scorched earth".

Methuen’s disastrous defeat at the hands of Cronje’s Boers on December the Highland Brigade suffering severe loss: the second battle of 'Black Week' British Soldier, British Army, World Conflicts, British Uniforms, Crimean War, Victorian Era, Vintage Photos, South Africa, Battle

Battle of Magersfontein - The Boer War 1899

The Battle of Magersfontein in The Boer War 1899 Methuen’s disastrous defeat at the hands of Cronje’s Boers, the Highland Brigade suffering severe loss

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

Witkop Blockhouse

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