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This Day in History: Sep 30, 1931: Start of "Die Voortrekkers" youth movement for Afrikaners in Bloemfontein, South Africa.

This Day in History: Sep 30, 1931: Start of "Die Voortrekkers" youth movement for Afrikaners in Bloemfontein, South Africa.

The founding of the Voortrekkers coincided with the growth of Afrikaner nationalism in South Africa, then a member of the British Commonwealth. In some ways it was an Afrikaans-language alternative to the largely English-speaking Boy Scout movement, with its British heritage. The original concept of a youth movement amongst Afrikaners was formulated by Dr. C.F. Visser in 1913 in Bloemfontein. Dr. Visser appealed to the directors of the Boy Scout Movement (founded in 1907) to allow the…

This Day in History: Sep 30, 1931: Start of "Die Voortrekkers" youth movement for Afrikaners in Bloemfontein, South Africa.

This Day in History: Sep 30, 1931: Start of "Die Voortrekkers" youth movement for Afrikaners in Bloemfontein, South Africa.

The founding of the Voortrekkers coincided with the growth of Afrikaner nationalism in South Africa, then a member of the British Commonwealth. In some ways it was an Afrikaans-language alternative to the largely English-speaking Boy Scout movement, with its British heritage. The original concept of a youth movement amongst Afrikaners was formulated by Dr. C.F. Visser in 1913 in Bloemfontein. Dr. Visser appealed to the directors of the Boy Scout Movement (founded in 1907) to allow the…

Boer soldiers at Ladysmith, South Africa, circa 1899

History - The Boer Wars

Explore the first and second Boer Wars. Why did these wars shake the British military so badly they affected the tactics employed for World War One?

The Anglo-Boer War: 1899-1902  Boer- in Dutch- means farmer. This is the war in which the Afrikaners in Transvaal region (South Africa) were against the British from conquering the land for diamond and gold in 1899-1902.

The Anglo-Boer War: 1899-1902 Boer- in Dutch- means farmer. This is the war in which the Afrikaners in Transvaal region (South Africa) were against the British from conquering the land for diamond and gold in 1899-1902.

Nicolaas Pieter Johannes ("Niklaas" or "Siener") Janse van Rensburg

Nicolaas Pieter Johannes ("Niklaas" or "Siener") Janse van Rensburg

Anglo-Boer War's British Concentration Camps for Boer men, women & children.

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Memoir of Hester Johanna Maria Uys, a child interned in Boer War concentrations camps in South Afirca

Olive Schreiner (24 March 1855 – 11 December 1920) was a South African author, anti-war campaigner and intellectual.

Olive Schreiner (24 March 1855 – 11 December 1920) was a South African author, anti-war campaigner and intellectual.

This Day in History: Sep 30, 1931: Start of "Die Voortrekkers" youth movement for Afrikaners in Bloemfontein, South Africa.

This Day in History: Sep 30, 1931: Start of "Die Voortrekkers" youth movement for Afrikaners in Bloemfontein, South Africa.

The founding of the Voortrekkers coincided with the growth of Afrikaner nationalism in South Africa, then a member of the British Commonwealth. In some ways it was an Afrikaans-language alternative to the largely English-speaking Boy Scout movement, with its British heritage. The original concept of a youth movement amongst Afrikaners was formulated by Dr. C.F. Visser in 1913 in Bloemfontein. Dr. Visser appealed to the directors of the Boy Scout Movement (founded in 1907) to allow the…

Boer War Documentary

Boer War Documentary

A short documentary film of the Boer War (1899-1902). This documentary is dedicated to Colonel John Blake, an Irish American who fought bravely on Boer side ...

Mahatma Gandhi with the stretcher-bearers of the Indian Ambulance Corps during the Boer War, South-Africa - Between 1899 -1900

Mahatma Gandhi with the stretcher-bearers of the Indian Ambulance Corps during the Boer War, South-Africa - Between 1899 -1900

Mahatma Gandhi with the stretcher-bearers of the Indian Ambulance Corps during the Boer War, South-Africa - Between 1899 -1900

▶ BBC: The Boer War - Part 4 - YouTube

BBC: The Boer War - Part 4

Watch all 5 in order of succession (1 to 5)The Boer War was by modern terms a genocide with some of the most horrific acts of barbarism against the Boer Peop...

▶ BBC: The Boer War - Part 5 - YouTube

BBC: The Boer War - Part 5

Watch all 5 in order of succession (1 to 5) The Boer War was by modern terms a genocide with some of the most horrific acts of barbarism against the Boer Peo...