Blyde River Canyon, South Africa

The Blyde River Canyon situated in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa has some of the most fantastic scenery in South Africa. The canyon is the largest in the world. Blyde River Canyon by Mitchell Krog.

An illustration of Boers engaging British forces during the Boer War (1899-1902).

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Boer civilians watch as their house burns from scorched earth tactics by the British Army during the Second Anglo-Boer War, South Africa, 1899-1902.

Second Boer War - One British response to the guerrilla war was a 'scorched earth' policy to deny the guerrillas supplies and refuge. In this image Boer civilians watch their house as it is burned.

Boer women and children in a British concentration camp during the Boer war circa 1901. Total War - Photograph of Boer civilians in a British concentration camp. National Army Museum

Boer women and children in a British concentration camp during the Boer War in South Africa - circa Total War - Photograph of Boer civilians in a British concentration camp.

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.

Farms burning courtesy of the British scorched earth policy. Destroying the Boer's homes, starving their women and children in concentration camps in an attempt to break their resolve

Farms burning courtesy of the British scorched earth policy. Destroying the Boer's homes, starving their women and children in concentration camps in an attempt to break their resolve

A picture of the Boers with their mausers

Anglo Boer War - A picture of the Boers with their mausers

Geni - Photos in Photos from Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) IRENE Camp/Kamp

Boer women and children on arriving at the Irene concentration camp with their belongings. - Geni - Photos in Photos from Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War IRENE Camp/Kamp

The Black Concentration Camps of the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902

Blacks in the Anglo Boer War - The war was fought between ALL South Africans and their British enemies, South Africans of all ethnicity groups where detained in concentration camps. But the UK seldom kept record of Blacks in the concentration camps.

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 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

Boer War Concentration camp

Green Point - Cape Town - Boer War - Transit Camp - Second Boer War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

General Piet Joubert and Boer soldiers, 1899 | NZHistory, New Zealand history online General Petrus (Piet) Joubert's unit of Boer soldiers and their African servant stop for lunch at Newcastle in Natal, 17 October 1899. Several of the soldiers are leaning against Dr Visser's travelling medical wagon. General Joubert is seated in the front row, third from right.

Generaal Joubert in Natal in Oktober van 1899 toe die Anglo-Boere oorlog nog in…

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