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This ran in Beeld, the Afrikaans-language daily in Johannesburg. Illustration is the Architectural Design Sketch of the Voortrekker Monument. South African Railways, Union Of South Africa, South African Air Force, Defence Force, Kruger National Park, My Land, My Heritage, African History, Educational Activities
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A terrific Titanic anniversary graphic from South Africa

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Leiers van die Groot Trek

Boer war : The Irish Transvaal Brigade is seen here carrying several types of Mauser rifles and Martini-Henrys, as well as captured British Lee-Metfords or Enfields. Several volunteer groups of different nationalities fought alongside the Boers. British Soldier, British Army, Volunteer Groups, War Novels, Protest Art, Native American Men, Cartoon Photo, African History, Military History

The Guns of the Boer Commandos

Superior Boer marksmanship and Mauser rifles exacted a high price from the British during the Second Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902. But the Boers used other arms as well—everything from single-shots to "Long" Lee-Enfields.

this Day in History: Oct Paul Kruger, the face of Boer resistance against the British during the Second Boer War is born South Afrika, War Memorials, Inner World, Apartheid, Lest We Forget, Pretoria, My Land, My Heritage, African History

this Day in History: Oct 10, 1825: Paul Kruger, the face of Boer resistance against the British during the Second Boer War is born

Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger (10 October 1825 – 14 July 1904), better known as Paul Kruger, and affectionately known as Uncle Paul (Afrikaans: "Oom Paul"), was State President of the South African Republic (Transvaal). He gained international renown as the face of Boer resistance against the British during the South African or Second Boer War (1899–1902). Kruger was born at Bulhoek, on his grandfather's farm in the British Cape Colony, and he grew up on the farm Vaalbank. He received…

Statesman Jan Smuts at the Opening of the Voortrekker Monument St Helena, My Childhood Memories, My Land, My Heritage, African History, Cape Town, Ancestry, South Africa, Leadership
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Statesman Jan Smuts at the Opening of the Voortrekker Monument

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Die Krugerstandbeeld is 'n standbeeld op die middelpunt van Kerkplein, Pretoria, ter ere van die oud-president Paul Kruger. Die standbeeld is deur Anton van Wouw ontwerp en die projek is oorspronklik deur Sammy Marks gefinansier South African Flag, African States, Pretoria, African Sculptures, Safari Adventure, My Land, African History, African Beauty, Landscape Photography
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Kerkplein (Pretoria)

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A Historic look at Churches in the Vaal Area

The Voortrekkers were very religious and brought their religion with them when they left the Cape colony to move inland.

British troops clearing the battlefield of bodies and abandoned weapons after the Battle of Modder River on November 1899 in the Boer War British Soldier, British Army, Lion Face Drawing, Armed Conflict, African History, Military History, Troops, Wwii, South Africa

Battle of Modder River The Boer War

Lord Methuen’s encounter battle at the Modder River, fought on 28th November 1899, as the British advanced to relieve Kimberley.

British troops crossing a river near Talana Hill, Natal Province (site of the Battle of Dundee, World Conflicts, St Helena, British Soldier, British Colonial, My Heritage, Our World, Military History, South Africa, Battle

THE SECOND BOER WAR, 1899-1902

British troops crossing a river near Talana Hill, Natal Province (site of the Battle of Dundee, 1899).

In the Voortrekker monument, on the wall directly opposite the entrance is an engraving of Piet Retief. On his water bottle is the Masonic pillars and pyramid. Us History, African History, Union Of South Africa, Margaret Bourke White, Christian Missionary, My Childhood Memories, Zulu, Black And White Pictures, Hero
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Bas-relief inside the Voortrekker Monument, Pretoria...

..of Zulu natives killing the Boer pioneer hero Piet Retief. December 1949 Photo: Margaret Bourke-White (Life Magazine)

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Slagtersnek Memorial, Cookhouse, Eastern Cape, South Africa

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Voortrekker Monument by Gerard Moerdijk South African Art, Tactical Survival, Pretoria, My Land, African History, East London, Art Deco, Landscape, Architecture
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Voortrekker Monument

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South Africa Is Breaking My Heart, I Cry For My Beloved Country {Warning: Graphic Pictures}

I don’t usually post negative things on my blog – I generally try keep things around here as positive as possible and seeing as I am a very opinionated person I try my best to never wri…

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South African (Boer) War Memorial

The South African War Memorial was the first war memorial erected in the Park, and commemorates Western Australian soldiers killed in the South African (Boer) War from 1899 to 1902. The foundation stone for the memorial was laid by His Highness the Duke of Cornwall and York in July 1901 who had been in Australia to open the Parliament of the Commonwealth. The Krupp field gun was captured at Bothaville and presented to the State by the British Government in 1906. The South African War…

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