1899, South Africa.--- While serving in the military Winston Churchill worked as a correspondent for the Daily Graphic and the Morning Post and wrote several books about his experiences

Young Winston: Unseen photographs of Churchill as a teenager revealed

South Africa: A Boer Girl’s Memories of the Boer War and concentration camps | - Site of Henri Le Riche

South Africa: A Boer Girl’s Memories of the Boer War and concentration camps

Boer boy during the Second Boer/Anglo War

Boer boy during the Second Boer/Anglo War

To communicate across the vast distances of South Africa, British forces used the heligraph. These positions came under constant sniper fire from the Boers.

To communicate across the vast distances of South Africa, British forces used the heligraph. These positions came under constant sniper fire from the Boers.

Boer Riflemen at the Battle of Colenso on 15th December 1899 during the Boer War

Boer Riflemen at the Battle of Colenso on December 1899 during the Boer War

Boer war nurses | Nurses Database

“Sister Pretty Departing”, [Boer War nurse boarding a horse-drawn RAMC supply wagon] via the Wellcome Collection, Arch.

The Boer Wars - Second Boer War - British Military - 1899-1902. Britain vs South African Colonists (aka Boers)

The Boer War ends -May 31 1902 The Boer Wars - Second Boer War - British Military - Britain vs South African Colonists (aka Boers)

BOER WAR A 4.7 inch gun known as 'Joe Chamberlain' firing during the barrage of Magersfontein. The barrage was one of the biggest since Sevastopol but only served to warn the Boers of the imminence of British attack. THE SECOND ANGLO - BOER WAR, SOUTH AFRICA 1899 - 1902

British artillery shell Magersfontein, but would have little effect in dislodging them from their positions, where they remained to repel the British attack.

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