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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

Japie Greyling.Gedurende die AB-oorlog was Japie se pa en 2  broers op kommando teen die Engelse.Hul het op die plaas oornag met die Engelse kort op hul hakke.Kapt Sealy besluit om Japie te ondervra.Japie het geweier om sy vader te verraai, Sealy beveel sy soldate om Japie voor 'n vuurpeleton te laat staan maar hy het sy soldate beveel om te korrel en nie te skiet.Hy het na Japie gegaan, sy hand geskud en weer met sy soldate vertrek.Jare na die oorlog het Sealy steeds vertel vd dapper…

Japie Greyling.Gedurende die AB-oorlog was Japie se pa en 2 broers op kommando teen die Engelse.Hul het op die plaas oornag met die Engelse kort op hul hakke.Kapt Sealy besluit om Japie te ondervra.Japie het geweier om sy vader te verraai, Sealy beveel sy soldate om Japie voor 'n vuurpeleton te laat staan maar hy het sy soldate beveel om te korrel en nie te skiet.Hy het na Japie gegaan, sy hand geskud en weer met sy soldate vertrek.Jare na die oorlog het Sealy steeds vertel vd dapper…

The British invade the Orange Free State with a main column of forty-two thousand men and 117 guns in May 1900. This was part of a force which eventually saw more British soldiers deployed than the entire Boer population: men, women, and children, combined. Against such odds, the Boers stood no chance.

The British invade the Orange Free State with a main column of forty-two thousand men and 117 guns in May 1900. This was part of a force which eventually saw more British soldiers deployed than the entire Boer population: men, women, and children, combined. Against such odds, the Boers stood no chance.

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.

Die monument het die name van 5 Voortrekker leiers: Piet Uys, Andries Hendrik Potgieter, Andries Pretorius, Piet Retief and Gerrit Maritz. Die lengte van elke pilaar is verteenwoordigend van hoe ver elke leier getrek het en op 16 Desember word 'n Christelike boodskap op die voet van die monument verlig deur die beweging van die son en ter herdenking van die slag van Bloedrivier.

Die monument het die name van 5 Voortrekker leiers: Piet Uys, Andries Hendrik Potgieter, Andries Pretorius, Piet Retief and Gerrit Maritz. Die lengte van elke pilaar is verteenwoordigend van hoe ver elke leier getrek het en op 16 Desember word 'n Christelike boodskap op die voet van die monument verlig deur die beweging van die son en ter herdenking van die slag van Bloedrivier.

Generaal de Wet en sy personeel. Potchefstroom 1901 | www.myvolk.co.za | Christiaan Rudolf De Wet (1854 - 1922) was 'n Boeregeneraal tydens die Tweede Vryheidsoorlog. Christiaan de Wet is te Leeukop naby Smithfield in die Oranje-Vrystaat gebore op 7 Oktober 1854. 'n groot standbeeld ter nagedagtenis aan hom in Nederland opgerig, wat nou in die nasionale park 'De Hoge Veluwe' staan.

Generaal de Wet en sy personeel. Potchefstroom 1901 | www.myvolk.co.za | Christiaan Rudolf De Wet (1854 - 1922) was 'n Boeregeneraal tydens die Tweede Vryheidsoorlog. Christiaan de Wet is te Leeukop naby Smithfield in die Oranje-Vrystaat gebore op 7 Oktober 1854. 'n groot standbeeld ter nagedagtenis aan hom in Nederland opgerig, wat nou in die nasionale park 'De Hoge Veluwe' staan.

Headstone on the grave of Jopie Fourie in the Church Street Cemetery, Pretoria, South Africa.

Headstone on the grave of Jopie Fourie in the Church Street Cemetery, Pretoria, South Africa.


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This Day in History: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa dingeengoete.blogspot.com http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/victorians/images/boer_boers.jpg

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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

Mother and child starved in Concentration Camp during the Boer War. Konsentrasiekamp-ellende... ’n jong Afrikaner-ma en haar erg uitgeteerde kind.

Mother and child starved in Concentration Camp during the Boer War. Konsentrasiekamp-ellende... ’n jong Afrikaner-ma en haar erg uitgeteerde kind.

Emily Hobhouse, an English activist, spent six months in South Africa from January to June 1901 visiting Bloemfontein and six other camps during the Anglo Boer War

Emily Hobhouse, an English activist, spent six months in South Africa from January to June 1901 visiting Bloemfontein and six other camps during the Anglo Boer War

Boer farmstead. During the Second Boer War the "scorched earth" policy was…

Boer farmstead. During the Second Boer War the "scorched earth" policy was…

Louis Botha, Commander-in-chief of the Transvaal Boers, fighting with impressive capability at Colenso and Spion kop.  After the fall of Pretoria, he led a concerted guerrilla campaign  against the British.

Louis Botha, Commander-in-chief of the Transvaal Boers, fighting with impressive capability at Colenso and Spion kop. After the fall of Pretoria, he led a concerted guerrilla campaign against the British.

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