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Sculpture of Roman emperor found in unusual locale

Sculpture of Roman emperor found in unusual locale

Battle of Modder River, 28 November 1899

The Battle of Modder River, 28 November a first major setback for Lord Methuen's attempt to relieve Kimberley.

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The Concentration Camps of the Anglo-Boer War, in South Africa, during the reign of Queen Victoria.

Elizabeth van Heyningen launched her new book, The Concentration Camps of the Anglo-Boer War: A Social History, at The Book Lounge in Cape Town last night.

Voortrekker monument, Pretoria: "At the foot of the Monument stands a bronze sculpture of a Voortrekker woman and her two children by South African sculptor Anton van Wouw. It pays homage to the strength and courage of the Voortrekker women who played as big a part in this historic event as the men."

Poignant memorial to the Voortrekker women and children - Voortrekker Monument - South Africa

Bloemfontein konsentrasiekamp 1900-1902

Bloemfontein konsentrasiekamp 1900-1902

Tented concentration camp during the Anglo Boer War.

The Anglo Boer war 1899 - Boer concentration camps set up by the British. Almost Boers died in Kitchner's camps, majority being children.

Concentration camps, white man speciality

Concentration camps, white man speciality

Geni - Photos in Photos from Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) British Concentration Camps In this photo Jacoba Adriana Meyer en Jan Petrus Meyer

Geni - Photos in Photos from Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War British Concentration Camps In this photo Jacoba Adriana Meyer en Jan Petrus Meyer

Europe forgot about the genocide of the Boers // Europe again "forgot" about the genocide of the Boers at the beginning of the XX century. Pope Francis on Sunday honoured the 100th anniversary of the slaughter of Armenians by calling it "the first genocide of the 20th century." "Why Europe has forgotten us? .." - Asks 27.000 Boer's women and children who died in British concentration camps.

Europe forgot about the genocide of the Boers // Europe again "forgot" about the genocide of the Boers at the beginning of the XX century. Pope Francis on Sunday honoured the 100th anniversary of the slaughter of Armenians by calling it "the first genocide of the 20th century." "Why Europe has forgotten us? .." - Asks 27.000 Boer's women and children who died in British concentration camps.

Dead British soldiers lying in trenches after the Battle of Spion Kop, near Ladysmith, Natal. The British suffered 243 fatalities during the battle; many were buried in the trenches where they fell. Approximately 1,250 British were either wounded or captured. The Boers suffered 335 casualties of which 68 were dead, including Commandant Prinsloo's commando casualties of 55 killed and wounded out of 88 men.

Unidentified photographer Killed British soldiers lying in trenches after the Battle of Spioenkop, near Ladysmith, Natal, South Africa.