Boer warrior

General Joubert, bought Mauser magazine rifles, firing smokeless ammunition, and a number of modern field guns and automatic weapons from the German armaments manufacturer Krupp, the French firm Creusot and the British company Maxim.

This Day in History: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa

Dinge en Goete (Things and Stuff): This Day in History: Oct Boer War begins in South Africa

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

An illustration of Boers engaging British forces during the Boer War…

Boere Oorlog - Anglo Boer war. The Boers went to war in their best Sunday clothes. They were IRION

Boers Boer War Their uniforms suck but they are well armed. No cast off thirty year old Martini Henrys or shotguns in this bunch.

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Boer war circa A British infantry officer (left) and two "Bitter-enders." (Could be Christaan and Hendriksen.) From "Boer Wars by Ian Knight, Osprey Books, 1997 UK. Color plate G.

Van die jongste tot die oudste was ons almal vegsmanne, en ek herhaal maar net wat ander van ons gesê het as ek sê dat ons die beste skuts van die wêreld was. Ons Boere het so te sê groot geword met die geweer in die hand en in die saal, en die krygsmantalent was in die Boer se bloed. Dis iets wat hy oorgeërf het van sy voorouers, wat die eienskap verwerf het deur hul alledaagse leefwyse."

Van die jongste tot die oudste was ons almal vegsmanne, en ek herhaal maar net…


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