Of the slightly more than 104,000 women and children placed in these camps, about 28,000 died. The humanitarian world was appalled. The conduct of the British against the civilian Boer population was the subject of universal disapprobation, so it's interesting to note that his written defense of the British cause in the war was the reason Conan Doyle (creator of the Sherlock Holmes) was later knighted
Chooeubhaokhaossian the Great's Temple of History
View of civilian refugees on the first train out of Kimberley after the lifting of the Siege of Kimberley during the Second Boer War in South Africa, February 22, 1900. Published by Underwood and...
Foto van my ouma Harris se pa, van was Booysen, was lid van die Wakkerstroomkommando. My oupa Harris was ook lid van Wakkerstroomkommando en was as krygsgevangene gestuur na Bermuda.
10 Evil Crimes Of The British Empire - Listverse
Lizzie van Zyl - Who died in the worlds first ever concentration camps in which Britain killed 27 000 Boer women and children(24000) during the Second War of Independence (1899 - 1902). "She was a frail, weak little child in desperate need of good care. Yet she was placed on the lowest rations and so perished with hunger. She was treated harshly. The English disposed doctor and his nurses did not understand her language and, as she could not speak English, labelled her an idiot.