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This Day in History: Sep Gen. Louis Botha, soldier, statesman and first prime minister of the Union of South Africa, is born. Military Photos, Military History, Union Of South Africa, First Prime Minister, Vintage Safari, War Novels, War Photography, African History, American Revolution

This Day in History: Sep 27, 1862: Gen. Louis Botha, soldier, statesman and first prime minister of the Union of South Africa, is born.

Louis Botha (27 September 1862 – 27 August 1919) was an Afrikaner and first Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa—the forerunner of the modern South African state. A Boer war hero during the Second Boer War he would eventually fight to have South Africa become a British Dominion. He was born in Greytown (now in KwaZulu-Natal) as one of 13 children born to Louis Botha Senior (26 March 1827 – 5 July 1883) and Salomina Adriana van Rooyen (31 March 1829 – 9 January 1886). He briefly…

Boer General Snyman by Unknown Artist Military Photos, Military History, Union Of South Africa, Namibia, Pulp, British Colonial, British Army, African History, Old Photos

Family Lodge Accommodation in KZN South Africa - Three Tree Hill

Spioenkop Battlefield, Three Tree Hill

Commandant H. From New York Public Library Digital Collections. World War I, World History, Family History, Art History, West Africa, South Africa, New York Public Library, My Land, African History

General Hans Erasmus.

One of hundreds of thousands of free digital items from The New York Public Library.

South Africa: Anglo Boer War in Colour – Suid-Afrika . British Soldier, British Army, Napoleonic Wars, African History, American Civil War, Military History, World History, Historical Photos, Warfare

BOER WAR

From soon after its acquisition by Britain during the Napoleonic wars, the southern tip of Africa had been shared between British colonies and independent republics of Dutch–Afrikaner settlers,...

Anglo Boer War - Taddy's cigarette cards Boer Leaders - Page 2 - Boer War Forum Union Of South Africa, Crochet Dress Girl, Funky Painted Furniture, My Family History, Jim Crow, Tactical Survival, African History, Educational Activities, Military History

Taddy's cigarette cards Boer Leaders

I started a thread recently for Taddy's Boer War V.C. Heroes http://www.angloboerwar.com/forum/19-ephemera/8811-taddy-s-cigarette-cards-v-c-heroes They made...

Second Boer War - ABW - Christiaan De Wet was considered the most formidable leader of the Boer guerrillas. He successfully evaded capture on numerous occasions and was later involved in the negotiations for a peace settlement. War Novels, Armed Conflict, Guerrilla, My Heritage, My Land, African History, Cold War, Military History, Warfare

Christiaan de Wet - Wikipedia

Christiaan Rudolf de Wet (7 Oct 1854 – 3 Feb 1922) was a Boer general, rebel leader and politician. De Wet served in the first Anglo-Boer War of 1880–81 as a Field Cornet, taking part in the Battle of Majuba Mountain, in which the Boers achieved a victory over the British forces under Major General Sir George Pomeroy Colley. He continued his successful career to the end of the Second Boer war, striking heavily where he could and evading every attempt to bring him to bay.

Anglo Boer War Blockhouses – Blogging while allatsea TThis article demonstrates that the stone blockhouses DID vary in design. This lends credence to the design of the Vaalwater blockhouse. Small Castles, Cemetery Monuments, Witch House, Fortification, Forts, British Army, African History, Afrikaans, Africa Travel

Anglo Boer War Blockhouses

Anglo Boer War Blockhouses – Blogging while allatsea TThis article demonstrates that the stone blockhouses DID vary in design. This lends credence to the design of the Vaalwater blockhouse.

A surviving blockhouse in South Africa. Blockhouses were constructed by the British to secure supply routes from Boer raids during the war . Second Boer War - Britain vs Dutch South African Colonists Military Photos, Military History, Small Castles, British Colonial, Fortification, African History, London Bombings, Beautiful Buildings, Homesteading

Second Boer War - Wikipedia

A surviving blockhouse in South Africa. Blockhouses were constructed by the British to secure supply routes from Boer raids during the war . Second Boer War - Britain vs Dutch South African Colonists

Anglo Boer War - Taddy's cigarette cards Boer Leaders - Page 2 - Boer War Forum Union Of South Africa, Apartheid, Vintage Metal Signs, Tactical Survival, Oui Oui, Former President, African History, Educational Activities, My Chemical Romance

Taddy's cigarette cards Boer Leaders

I started a thread recently for Taddy's Boer War V.C. Heroes http://www.angloboerwar.com/forum/19-ephemera/8811-taddy-s-cigarette-cards-v-c-heroes They made...

In Langlaagte later the same evening, Boer War hero General Jacobus Hercules (Koos) De la Rey was on his way to Potchef- stroom accompanied . Cape Colony, War Novels, African Love, Armed Conflict, African History, Funny People, Rey, South Africa, Battle

This Day in History: May 31, 1902: The Boer War ends

In Pretoria, representatives of Great Britain and the Boer states sign the Treaty of Vereeniging, officially ending the three-and-a-half-year South African Boer War. The Boers, also known as Afrikaners, were the descendants of the original Dutch settlers of southern Africa. Britain took possession of the Dutch Cape colony in 1806 during the Napoleonic wars, sparking resistance from the independence-minded Boers, who resented the Anglicization of South Africa and Britain's anti-slavery…

It is estimated than more than 40 000 Boer farms were burned by the British during the Boer War. Here Johan Lombaard brings life to what was known as “Scorched earth”. War Novels, Lest We Forget, Antique Maps, My Land, African History, Cute Images, Military History, Old Pictures, Historical Photos

The Boer War in Colour! Extraordinary black and white photo’s comes to life! – Alternative DNA

Color photography may not have been invented until the 1930s but that hasn't stopped an active group Facebook group from looking to change the past. On the group The Anglo-Boer War (The South African War) - 1899 - 1902, members use photo manipulation to add color to historical black and white...

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Taddy's cigarette cards Boer Leaders

I started a thread recently for Taddy's Boer War V.C. Heroes http://www.angloboerwar.com/forum/19-ephemera/8811-taddy-s-cigarette-cards-v-c-heroes They made...

Anglo Boer War - Taddy's cigarette cards Boer Leaders - Page 2 - Boer War Forum Union Of South Africa, Girl Drawing Sketches, Apartheid, My Family History, Tactical Survival, Toy Soldiers, African History, Educational Activities, Military History

Taddy's cigarette cards Boer Leaders

I started a thread recently for Taddy's Boer War V.C. Heroes http://www.angloboerwar.com/forum/19-ephemera/8811-taddy-s-cigarette-cards-v-c-heroes They made...

Anglo Boer War - Taddy's cigarette cards Boer Leaders - Page 2 - Boer War Forum Union Of South Africa, Girl Drawing Sketches, Apartheid, My Family History, Tactical Survival, Toy Soldiers, African History, Educational Activities, Military History

Taddy's cigarette cards Boer Leaders

I started a thread recently for Taddy's Boer War V.C. Heroes http://www.angloboerwar.com/forum/19-ephemera/8811-taddy-s-cigarette-cards-v-c-heroes They made...

Anglo Boer War - Taddy's cigarette cards Boer Leaders - Page 2 - Boer War Forum Union Of South Africa, Girl Drawing Sketches, Apartheid, My Family History, Tactical Survival, Toy Soldiers, African History, Educational Activities, Military History

Taddy's cigarette cards Boer Leaders

I started a thread recently for Taddy's Boer War V.C. Heroes http://www.angloboerwar.com/forum/19-ephemera/8811-taddy-s-cigarette-cards-v-c-heroes They made...