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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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

A Mess Tin 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 Mess Tin 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.

Kitchener realised that the success of the Boers depended heavily on the support they received from the civilian populations, mainly women and children. He proposed the establishment of concentration camps around the country where Afrikaaner children and women were to be confined. At the end of the war, 27 000 Afrikaaner women and children had perished - See more at…

Kitchener realised that the success of the Boers depended heavily on the support they received from the civilian populations, mainly women and children. He proposed the establishment of concentration camps around the country where Afrikaaner children and women were to be confined. At the end of the war, 27 000 Afrikaaner women and children had perished - See more at…

The Irish Brigade who fought alongside the Boers against the British army in the Anglo-Boer War. Col. John Blake is sitting in the front row 2nd to ...

The Irish Brigade who fought alongside the Boers against the British army in the Anglo-Boer War. John Blake is sitting in the front row to .

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.

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