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General Christian de Wet.

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The Boer Generals at war's end (L to R): Christaan de Wet , Koos de La Rey, and Louis Botha.

The Boer Generals at war's end (L to R): Christaan de Wet , Koos de La Rey, and Louis Botha.

Statue of General Christiaan de Wet, Bloemfontein

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Louis Botha, Christiaan de Wet, Koos de la Rey. Boerengeneraals, 1902.

Louis Botha, Christiaan de Wet, Koos de la Rey. Boerengeneraals, 1902.

Christiaan De Wet

Christiaan De Wet

General Christiaan Rudolf De Wet stands out as one of the most successful and respected of the Boer generals.

Boer War Memorial, Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Boer War Memorial, Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Great Escape of the Boer Pimpernel-The: Christiaan de Wet - The making of a Legend

Great Escape of the Boer Pimpernel-The: Christiaan de Wet - The making of a Legend [Pretorius, Fransjohan, Hofstatter, Stephen] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Great Escape of the Boer Pimpernel-The: Christiaan de Wet - The making of a Legend

This Day in History: Aug 16,1900: The Battle of Elands River during the Second Boer War ends

The Battle of Elands River was an engagement of the Second Boer War that took place between 4 and 16 August 1900 in western Transvaal. The battle was fought by the Elands River between a force of 2,000 to 3,000 Boers who attacked a garrison of 500 Australian, Rhodesian, Canadian and British soldiers, who were stationed at Brakfontein Drift near the Elands River to act as a garrison for a British supply dump. Over the course of 13 days, the garrison was heavily shelled and attacked with small…