Incredible Boer War material from the archive, 1899-1900

Incredible Boer War material from the archive, 1899-1900

Boer War Material Reel 2 - British Pathé

Boer War Material Reel 2 - British Pathé

Incredible Boer War material from the archive, 1899-1900

Incredible Boer War material from the archive, 1899-1900

i once bored everyone i know with a year-long obsession with the boer war. fascinating part of history

i once bored everyone i know with a year-long obsession with the boer war. fascinating part of history

EARLY BRITISH 1899/1900 1:Private,King's Royal Rifle Corps.2:Private,5th Lancers.3:Infantry sergeant.4:Officer,Lancashire Fusiliers.

EARLY BRITISH 1899/1900 1:Private,King's Royal Rifle Corps.2:Private,5th Lancers.3:Infantry sergeant.4:Officer,Lancashire Fusiliers.

A photograph from an album documenting the siege of Mafeking during the Boer War. The siege took place at the town of Mafeking (now Mafikeng) in South Africa over a period of 217 days, from October 1899 to May 1900, and turned Robert Baden-Powell, who went on to found the Scouting Movement, into a national hero.

A photograph from an album documenting the siege of Mafeking during the Boer War. The siege took place at the town of Mafeking (now Mafikeng) in South Africa over a period of 217 days, from October 1899 to May 1900, and turned Robert Baden-Powell, who went on to found the Scouting Movement, into a national hero.

A wanted notice put out for Winston Churchill after he escaped from a prisoner of war camp in South Africa

A hero's return: Never-before-seen photo of Winston Churchill on horseback after daring Boer War prison camp escape in 1899

A wanted notice put out for Winston Churchill after he escaped from a prisoner of war camp in South Africa

British troops at the siege of Ladysmith. Boer War. Image from http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-JJhvTIJu69A/TjG2cZA197I/AAAAAAAAAL0/RmGQpRWOZBQ/s1600/ladysmith.jpg.

British troops at the siege of Ladysmith. Boer War. Image from http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-JJhvTIJu69A/TjG2cZA197I/AAAAAAAAAL0/RmGQpRWOZBQ/s1600/ladysmith.jpg.

Winston Churchill (right) as a P.O.W. along with other Brits in the Boer War, 1899.

Winston Churchill (right) as a P.O.W. along with other Brits in the Boer War, 1899.

Churchill's escape from a Boer War prison camp

A hero's return: Never-before-seen photo of Winston Churchill on horseback after daring Boer War prison camp escape in 1899

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