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The British Cemetery on top of Majuba Mountain - This Day in History: Feb 27, 1881: The Battle of Majuba Hill, South Africa http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

The British Cemetery on top of Majuba Mountain - This Day in History: Feb

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Soldiers of the Queen - Private Joseph Breen in front of a British Blockhouse

British treatment of Boer women and children, 1900. The Boer War saw the first use of the internment of civilians in camps in wartime. The objective of the British was to hamper Men fighting in the field. Scorshed earth policy of lord Kitchener and the British government.

British treatment of Boer women and children, 1900. The Boer War saw the first use of the internment of civilians in camps in wartime. The objective of the British was to hamper Men fighting in the field. Scorshed earth policy of lord Kitchener and the British government.

BATTLE OF SPION KOP 23-24 January 1900. British dead in the trench overlooked by the Boer gun positions

BATTLE OF SPION KOP 23-24 January 1900. British dead in the trench overlooked by the Boer gun positions

Riet River Blockhouse from the Railway Line

Riet River Blockhouse from the Railway Line

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English Concentration Camps in South Africa

lord Kitcheners scorched earth policy

Second Boer War - One British response to the guerrilla war was a 'scorched earth' policy to deny the guerrillas supplies and refuge. In this image Boer civilians watch their house as it is burned.

British casualties Spion kop 1900

British casualties lie dead on the battlefield after the Battle of Spion Kop, 24 January 1900

Some of the casualties at Spion Kop, January 1900

Photograph showing casualties in an early battle of the Boer War, 1900

Some of the casualties at Spion Kop, January 1900

of the casualties at Spion Kop, January 1900

Inside the Uniondale Boer War - British Fort

Inside the Uniondale Boer War - British Fort

A live .303 round left over from the Boer War at Doornbult which was a British Fort, Concentration Camp and Hospital prior to the relief of Kimberley. The area is littered with relics.

A live round left over from the Boer War at Doornbult which was a British Fort, Concentration Camp and Hospital prior to the relief of Kimberley. The area is littered with relics.

A priime example of the standard  Boer War Blockhouse on the banks of the Riet River

A priime example of the standard Boer War Blockhouse on the banks of the Riet River

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