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Spion Kop Battlefield, South Africa Where the Boers Defeated the British. [The Battle of Spion Kop (Dutch: Slag bij Spionkop; Afrikaans: Slag van Spioenkop) was fought about 38 km (24 mi) west-south-west of Ladysmith on the hilltop of Spioenkop(1) along the Tugela River, Natal in South Africa from 23–24 January 1900. It was fought between the South African Republic and the Orange Free State on the one hand and British forces during the Second Boer War campaign to relieve Ladysmith].

Spion Kop Battlefield, South Africa Where the Boers Defeated the British.

Peace Treaty Vereeniging | Anglo-Boer War Museum The Bitter Ender - Danie de Jager

Peace Treaty Vereeniging | Anglo-Boer War Museum The Bitter Ender - Danie de Jager

Commemorating the fallen in the Anglo Boer War of 1899 - 1902. Northern Cape, South Africa.

Commemorating the fallen in the Anglo Boer War of 1899 - Northern Cape, South Africa.

Die Krugerstandbeeld is 'n standbeeld op die middelpunt van Kerkplein, Pretoria, ter ere van die oud-president Paul Kruger. Die standbeeld is deur Anton van Wouw ontwerp en die projek is oorspronklik deur Sammy Marks gefinansier

Die Krugerstandbeeld is 'n standbeeld op die middelpunt van Kerkplein, Pretoria, ter ere van die oud-president Paul Kruger. Die standbeeld is deur Anton van Wouw ontwerp en die projek is oorspronklik deur Sammy Marks gefinansier

Op versoek van die Volksraad is die Paardekraal Monument op die koppie op Paardekraal opgerig en President Paul Kruger het dit op 16 Desember 1891 tydens ‘n Gelofte en Verootmoedigingsfees onthul. Hierdie dag was uiters gedenkwaardig aangesien dit die eerste Volksfees/Paardekraalfees was, waarop die Slag van Bloedrivier weer deur die boerevolk herdenk is. Van hierdie dag af vorentoe het Paardekraal Monument ‘n dubbele betekenis gekry, naamlik ‘n besonderse verbintenis met die gelofte van…

Op versoek van die Volksraad is die Paardekraal Monument op die koppie op Paardekraal opgerig en President Paul Kruger het dit op 16 Desember 1891 tydens ‘n Gelofte en Verootmoedigingsfees onthul. Hierdie dag was uiters gedenkwaardig aangesien dit die eerste Volksfees/Paardekraalfees was, waarop die Slag van Bloedrivier weer deur die boerevolk herdenk is. Van hierdie dag af vorentoe het Paardekraal Monument ‘n dubbele betekenis gekry, naamlik ‘n besonderse verbintenis met die gelofte van…

Sarel Cilliers was ‘n baie bekende Voortrekker wat oorspronklik in die Paarl gewoon het. Hy is gebore op die plaas Schoongezicht in Dal Josaphat op 7.9.1801. in 1836 het Cilliers met vrou en 6 kinders by die Potgieter-trek laat aansluit. Hy was daarvan oortuig dat dit God se wil is dat hy moes trek. Cilliers word ook deur sommige as die ‘vader van die Gelofte’ beskou wat die Voortrekkers afgelê het voor die Slag van Bloedrivier wat op 16.12.1838 plaasgevind het.

Sarel Cilliers was ‘n baie bekende Voortrekker wat oorspronklik in die Paarl…


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The Voortrekker Monument - actually a beautiful building in a beautiful location looking out over Pretoria. One can see all the way to Johannesburg, in fact. An architectural masterpiece. As an English-speaker it was never really our thing, until I saw it for real. Then I was much impressed.

The Voortrekker Monument - actually a beautiful building in a beautiful location looking out over Pretoria. One can see all the way to Johannesburg, in fact. An architectural masterpiece. As an English-speaker it was never really our thing, until I saw it for real. Then I was much impressed.

Taalmonument, WCape (Language monument). Saw this in the distance while on Rovos rail.  We <3 Africa :) Come and Volunteer with us!

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Taalmonument, WCape (Language monument). Saw this in the distance while on Rovos rail. We <3 Africa :) Come and Volunteer with us!

Alastair McLachlan / National Anglo-Boer South African War Memorial

Alastair McLachlan / National Anglo-Boer South African War Memorial

Boer War Memorial, Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin - Memorial to those banished to foreign lands

Boer War Memorial, Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa - Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin - Memorial to those banished to foreign lands

South African Soldiers Memorial, Adelaide 1904, designed by Capt. Adrian Jones (1845 - 1938) English sculptor and painter who specialised in animals, particularly horses. Commemorates the part which South Australians played in the South African war.

South African Soldiers Memorial, Adelaide 1904, designed by Capt. Adrian Jones (1845 - 1938) English sculptor and painter who specialised in animals, particularly horses. Commemorates the part which South Australians played in the South African war.

Following the  murder of Piet Retief and  his followers by Dingane, Petrus Lafras Uys (Piet) went to Natal, where  he was  elected comman...

Following the murder of Piet Retief and his followers by Dingane, Petrus Lafras Uys (Piet) went to Natal, where he was elected comman...

Lizzie Van Zyl (1894 - 9 May 1901) was a child inmate of Bloemfontein concentration camp who died from typhoid fever during the Second Boer War.  The British incarcerated her following the refusal of her father, a Boer combatant, to surrender. Unable to speak English, she was labelled an idiot by the English-speaking doctor and his nurses, who were unable to understand her.

Lizzie Van Zyl (1894 - 9 May 1901) was a child inmate of Bloemfontein concentration camp who died from typhoid fever during the Second Boer War. The British incarcerated her following the refusal of her father, a Boer combatant, to surrender. Unable to speak English, she was labelled an idiot by the English-speaking doctor and his nurses, who were unable to understand her.

Boer War Memorial, Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Boer War Memorial, Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa - Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

By Voortrekker Pas is daar 'n monument van 'n vrou wat weg loop van Natal af.  Dit is in nagedagte van Susanna Smit, die suster van Gert Maritz, wat gesê het sy sal eerder kaalvoet terug oor die berge trek as om in Natal onder Britse beheer te bly.

By Voortrekker Pas is daar 'n monument van 'n vrou wat weg loop van Natal af. Dit is in nagedagte van Susanna Smit, die suster van Gert Maritz, wat gesê het sy sal eerder kaalvoet terug oor die berge trek as om in Natal onder Britse beheer te bly.

Battle of Blood River Monument by henrileriche, via Flickr

Battle of Blood River Monument by henrileriche, via Flickr

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