Spion Kop

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Cetshwayo (1826-1884), a king who fought the British in the Anglo-Zulu wars, was also the last independent monarch of the Zulu nation.

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Winston Churchill as a reporter for the Morning Post newspaper during the Boer War, 1899

[Photo] Winston Churchill as a reporter for the Morning Post newspaper during the Boer War, 1899

[Photo] Winston Churchill as a reporter for the Morning Post newspaper during the Boer War, 1899 | World War II Database

Map of Spion Kop and surrounding hills. Points A & B are on Spion Kop, from the book, "My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War" by General Ben Viljoen, pubished in 1902

Persistence Wins: The Battle for Spion Kop

What do Mahatma Gandhi, Arthur Conan Doyle, Winston Churchill, Baden Powell (founder of the Boy Scouts), and Rudyard Kipling have in common? They were all participants in the 2nd Boer War which pitted the British Empire and the Cape Colony against the Boers of the Transvaal and the Orange Free State. This was a brutal war, one in which the Boers initially held the upper hand but which later devolved into a guerilla war that the heavily outnumbered Boers eventually lost. A battle early in the…

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