British soldiers man a Model 1895 Colt machine gun at Krantz Kloof during the Boer War, circa 1900. This particular gun is mounted on a horse-drawn carriage rather than a tripod.

British soldiers man a Model 1895 Colt machine gun at Krantz Kloof during the Boer War, circa This particular gun is mounted on a horse-drawn carriage rather than a tripod.

Boer War - Winston Churchill - War Correspondent

Boer War - Winston Churchill - War Correspondent

Group photo of Boer fighters of the Anglo Boer War, 1899-1902.

South Africa: Anglo Boer War in Colour – Suid-Afrika: Anglo Boere .

Boer Wars Boer artillery at Ladysmith, South Africa, circa 1899

Explore the first and second Boer Wars. Why did these wars shake the British military so badly they affected the tactics employed for World War One?

Great style shown here by one of the 'Bittereinders' - during 1905 Anglo Boer War.

"Great style shown here by one of the 'Bittereinders' - during 1905 Anglo Boer War."- i would like to clarify the war ended in 1901

Boer war soldiers

Boer war soldiers

Anglo-boer war

Anglo-boer war

"Breaker" Morant. A must see movie.

Boer War - executed by the Brits for killing civilians

Boer riflemen on Spion Kop

Boer riflemen on Spioen Kop

Determined, not to loose a second conflict, the British began to employ draconian methods against the civilian population.These included the first widespread modern use of concentration camps for a civilians. At first the British slaughtered livestock and burned the farms of any Boer family suspected of aiding the Boer military, however, it soon turned into the forced removal and concentration of Boer women and children into detention camps.

Members of New Zealand's Sixth Contingent burn a Boer farm, 1901

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