Authentic Today I am grateful to be South African, Proudly South African

Authentic Today I am grateful to be South African, Proudly South African

Boer POW with some fight left in him.

Boer POW with some fight left in him.

He is generally regarded as the bravest of the Boer generals during the Second Boer War and as one of the leading figures of Boer independence. As a guerrilla, his tactics proved extremely successful. De la Rey opposed the war until the last, but when he was once accused of cowardice during a Volksraad session by President Paul Kruger, he replied that if the time for war came, he would be fighting long after Paul Kruger had given up and fled for safety. This proved to be the case.

He is generally regarded as the bravest of the Boer generals during the Second Boer War and as one of the leading figures of Boer independence. As a guerrilla, his tactics proved extremely successful. De la Rey opposed the war until the last, but when he was once accused of cowardice during a Volksraad session by President Paul Kruger, he replied that if the time for war came, he would be fighting long after Paul Kruger had given up and fled for safety. This proved to be the case.

Great style shown here by one of the 'Bittereinders' - during 1905 Anglo Boer War.

Great style shown here by one of the 'Bittereinders' - during 1905 Anglo Boer War.

Die Engelse besig om ‘n verspiedingsballon voor te berei by Magersfontein – die Boere was op daardie stadium in die heuwels op die agtergrond. (Foto gekry op Wikipedia)

Die Engelse besig om ‘n verspiedingsballon voor te berei by Magersfontein – die Boere was op daardie stadium in die heuwels op die agtergrond. (Foto gekry op Wikipedia)

Boer boy during the Second Boer/Anglo War

Boer boy during the Second Boer/Anglo War

Blacks in the Anglo Boer War - These wars were fought with ALL south Africans and British enemies of all colours were taken to the camps.

Blacks in the Anglo Boer War - These wars were fought with ALL south Africans and British enemies of all colours were taken to the camps.

Boer War -- British troops burning a 'treacherous' burger's farm

Boer War -- British troops burning a 'treacherous' burger's farm

Many children died. They could not beat the boers in the war. Went for the soft spots women and children.

Many children died. They could not beat the boers in the war. Went for the soft spots women and children.

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

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

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