Boer mounted "commandos" made formidable guerrilla foes of the British Army during the Second Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902.

Boer mounted "commandos" made formidable guerrilla foes of the British Army during the Second Anglo-Boer War, The Boers were notoriously excellent marksmen, especially on horseback.

South Africa,1899: 1:Pte.,1st Royal Dragoons.2:Pte.,2nd Bn. Royal Irish Fusilliers.

South Africa,1899: 1:Pte.,1st Royal Dragoons.2:Pte.,2nd Bn. Royal Irish Fusilliers.

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

British Forces in the Second Boer War Private, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Highland regiments

British Forces in the Second Boer War Private, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders “ Highland regiments were issued with khaki kilt-covers, although these were only effective from the front, when the men were lying down, the back of the kilt remained.

View of civilian refugees on the first train out of Kimberley after the lifting of the Siege of Kimberley during the Boer War in South Africa, February 22, 1900. Published by Underwood and Underwood.

View of civilian refugees on the first train out of Kimberley after the lifting of the Siege of Kimberley during the Second Boer War in South Africa, February Published by Underwood and.

Commandant-General P.J. Joubert, circa 1880  By kind permission of the National Cultural History and Open-Air Museum, Pretoria. This Day in History: Feb 8, 1881: Boers defeat British in the Battle of Ingogo (Battle of Schuinshoogte) http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

Commandant-General P. Joubert, circa 1880 By kind permission of the National Cultural History and Open-Air Museum, Pretoria. This Day in History: Feb Boers defeat British in the Battle of Ingogo (Battle of Schuinshoogte)

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