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This Day in History: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa

It was a war of greed. An already rich and powerful nation wanted more and was willing to sacrifice anything to get it. The Second Boer War (Dutch: Tweede Boerenoorlog, Afrikaans: Tweede Vryheidsoorlog or Tweede Boereoorlog) was fought from 11 October 1899 until 31 May 1902 between the British Empire and the Afrikaans-speaking Dutch settlers of two independent Boer republics, the South African Republic (Transvaal Republic) and the Orange Free State. It ended with a British victory and the…

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The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902

The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902. Cape of Good Hope. The Cape of Good Hope ,South Africa was founded in 1652 as a halfway house for the Dutch fleet to pick up fresh water and fresh vegetable for their crews. These ships were on their way to trade in the Orient, to places like Batavia ,India and Malaysia. The only indigenous people living in this area were the Koi ,so as the Colony grew, more workers were needed and the Dutch imported slaves from Malaysia, India and the east coast of…

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

Stamp: Orange tree, overprinted (South Africa - States and Colonies) (Orange Free State) Mi:ZA-OR 50 South Africa States, Union Of South Africa, South Afrika, Rare Stamps, Free State, Postage Stamps, Colonial, Empire, British

Stamp: Orange tree, overprinted (South Africa - States and Colonies) (Orange Free State) Mi:ZA-OR 29,Sn:ZA-OR 50

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British forces moved civilians into concentration camps during the Anglo-Boer War to prevent them from aiding Boer guerillas, c. Approximately women and children died in the concentration camps in the two republics (Republic of the. Old Pictures, Old Photos, African History, African Art, Military History, Historical Photos, Live, South Africa, City Photo

Ek is Die Boerevolk! Die Bittereinderboer wat steeds die Vryheidsvlam brandend hou!