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Dinge en Goete (Things and Stuff): This Day in History: Oct Boer War begins in South Africa African History, African Art, My Land, British Army, Military History, World History, Wwi, Historical Photos, Black History

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…

South African leader Jan C. Smuts 1944 TIME cover art by Boris Chaliapin African History, African Art, Defence Force, My Heritage, Afrikaans, Military Art, Dieselpunk, Historian, World War Two

South African leader Jan C. Smuts 1944 TIME cover art by Boris Chaliapin

this Day in History: Oct Paul Kruger, the face of Boer resistance against the British during the Second Boer War is born South Afrika, War Memorials, Inner World, Lest We Forget, Pretoria, My Land, My Heritage, African History, Monuments

this Day in History: Oct 10, 1825: Paul Kruger, the face of Boer resistance against the British during the Second Boer War is born

Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger (10 October 1825 – 14 July 1904), better known as Paul Kruger, and affectionately known as Uncle Paul (Afrikaans: "Oom Paul"), was State President of the South African Republic (Transvaal). He gained international renown as the face of Boer resistance against the British during the South African or Second Boer War (1899–1902). Kruger was born at Bulhoek, on his grandfather's farm in the British Cape Colony, and he grew up on the farm Vaalbank. He received…

Communion time in Pretoria in the background is part of the Wesfasade of Church Square Church Building, Pretoria, Beaches In The World, Most Beautiful Beaches, My Land, African History, Live, The Great Outdoors, Old Photos

Communion time in Pretoria in the background is part of the Wesfasade of Church Square

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Boer commandos in the veld - Anglo-Boer War Military Photos, Military History, Antique Photos, Old Photos, Colonial, African History, Old West, Live, South Africa

Boer Girl in the Concentration Camps

Memoir of Hester Johanna Maria Uys interned in English concentration camps at Bloemfontein, Bethulie and Kabusie during South Afircan War, 1901-1902

At the Voortrekker Monument, Pretoria, South Africa. A Pioneer woman with her children Sculpture Art, Sculptures, Port Elizabeth, My Family History, Kruger National Park, Sense Of Place, Pretoria, African Animals, My Heritage

Lady and Children by emma.cloete.75 - #BeFunky

Lady and Children - Created with BeFunky Photo Editor (4879178)

Sarel Cilliers, monument in Kroonstad Sa Tourism, African States, My Land, African History, Countries Of The World, Vows, Statue Of Liberty, Trek, South Africa

Blood River Vow (1838). 16 December

The 16th December is like a sabbath for Boer nation, dedicated to thanksgiving JHWH, for to obey to the vow that the Voortrekkers (pioneers) did in the 1838. A vote that committed all their biological-spiritual descendants.

The Story of Africa: The Great Trek. The Boers set out to colonise the whole of South Africa, the first colonists setting out for the interior across the veldt from Cape Colony in West Africa, South Africa, The Veldt, Cape Colony, History Images, African History, Victorian Era, Digital Image, Trek

The Great Trek

The Story of Africa: The Great Trek. The Boers set out to colonise the whole of South Africa, the first colonists setting out for the interior across the veldt from Cape Colony in 1835.

The Siege of Mafeking, Sketches in the Beleaguered Town. Illustration for The Illustrated London News, 7 April Ww1 Art, War Medals, The Siege, Model Tanks, Inner World, History Images, Folk Music, Cold War, Cut Outs

The Siege of Mafeking, Sketches in the Beleaguered Town

The Siege of Mafeking, Sketches in the Beleaguered Town. Illustration for The Illustrated London News, 7 April 1900.

Second Boer War - ABW- A Transit camp for Prisoners of War in Green Point - Cape Town during the war. Prisoners were then transferred for internment in other parts of the British Empire. World History Facts, All About Africa, British Government, Prisoners Of War, Historical Pictures, African History, Cape Town, South Africa, Empire

The Concentration Camps of the Anglo-Boer War

Concentration camps are usually linked to WWII and the horrors of the Holocaust. However, they were around long before this and were used by many other

Read "British Concentration Camps A Brief History from by Simon Webb available from Rakuten Kobo. For many of us, the very expression Concentration Camp is inextricably linked to Nazi Germany and the horrors of the Hol. Der Richter, African History, World History, Camps, New Books, British, War, South Africa, Image

British Concentration Camps ebook by Simon Webb - Rakuten Kobo

Read "British Concentration Camps A Brief History from 1900–1975" by Simon Webb available from Rakuten Kobo. For many of us, the very expression Concentration Camp is inextricably linked to Nazi Germany and the horrors of the Hol...