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Boer soldier fighting the British Empire

Schalk Willem Burger, military commander of the South African Republic during the Second Anglo-Boer War and President of the South African Republic for two years while Paul Kruger was in. Military Photos, Military History, War Novels, Vietnam War Photos, My Land, My Heritage, British Army, African History, Popular Culture

This Day in History: May 31, 1902: The Boer War ends

In Pretoria, representatives of Great Britain and the Boer states sign the Treaty of Vereeniging, officially ending the three-and-a-half-year South African Boer War. The Boers, also known as Afrikaners, were the descendants of the original Dutch settlers of southern Africa. Britain took possession of the Dutch Cape colony in 1806 during the Napoleonic wars, sparking resistance from the independence-minded Boers, who resented the Anglicization of South Africa and Britain's anti-slavery…

 The Boers, pictured here, were a very tough foe. South Afrika, War Novels, World Conflicts, Modern History, Modern Warfare, Historical Pictures, British Army, African History, Military History
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Boer War Photo, Two dismounted troopers from the Battalion, Canadian Mounted Rifles in conversation on the South African veldt and shows the Western-Canadian influence.

South African War - 1st Battalion, Canadian Mounted Rifles

Canada and the Boer War 1899-1902, Canadian Units in the Boer War, 1st Battalion, Canadian Mounted Rifles

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Christian Botha.

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Statesman Jan Smuts at the Opening of the Voortrekker Monument St Helena, My Childhood Memories, My Land, My Heritage, African History, Cape Town, Ancestry, South Africa, Leadership
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Statesman Jan Smuts at the Opening of the Voortrekker Monument

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General Nicholas Smit.

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General Hendrik Schoeman.

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Posts about Boer Women written by Nikita The Siege, Female Hero, Photographs Of People, Modern Warfare, The Visitors, African History, Military History, Back In The Day, Travel Posters
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Boer Women – Chessalee

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Boer guerillas during the Second Boer War 1899-1902 [776x1014]

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South Africa: Anglo Boer War in Colour – Suid-Afrika . British Soldier, British Army, Napoleonic Wars, African History, American Civil War, World History, Military History, Historical Photos, Warfare

BOER WAR

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,...

British troops clearing the battlefield of bodies and abandoned weapons after the Battle of Modder River on November 1899 in the Boer War British Soldier, British Army, Lion Face Drawing, Armed Conflict, African History, Military History, Troops, Wwii, South Africa

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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South Africa 1 Rand 1966-1972

The Battle of Blood River ( Afrikaans : Slag van Bloedrivier ; Zulu : iMpi yaseNcome ) is the name given for the battle fought . Lion Face Drawing, South African Air Force, Tactical Survival, Lest We Forget, Pretoria, My Land, African History, Live, Black History

A Crowd of 175,000..

...sitting in amphitheater and spread out up hillside topped by huge stone monument to the Voortrekkers, the 19th century Dutch who settled Cape Town, during huge celebration in Pretoria, in honour of their country's pioneers. December 1949 Photo: Margaret Bourke-White