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General Joubert, bought Mauser magazine rifles, firing smokeless ammunition, and a number of modern field guns and automatic weapons from the German armaments manufacturer Krupp, the French firm Creusot and the British company Maxim.

British Troops on Campaign. Boer war 1901

Soldiers wearing the Home Service Helmet with khaki cover and neck curtain during the Boer War. Note especially the leather chinstrap which was fixed to the rose bosses underneath the khaki cover.

Captain, Royal Irish Rifles, South Africa 1900

Captain, Royal Irish Rifles, South Africa 1900 by Dan Green

Van die jongste tot die oudste was ons almal vegsmanne, en ek herhaal maar net wat ander van ons gesê het as ek sê dat ons die beste skuts van die wêreld was. Ons Boere het so te sê groot geword met die geweer in die hand en in die saal, en die krygsmantalent was in die Boer se bloed. Dis iets wat hy oorgeërf het van sy voorouers, wat die eienskap verwerf het deur hul alledaagse leefwyse."

Van die jongste tot die oudste was ons almal vegsmanne, en ek herhaal maar net…

i once bored everyone i know with a year-long obsession with the boer war. fascinating part of history

The Boer War ends -May 31 1902 The Boer Wars - Second Boer War - British Military - Britain vs South African Colonists (aka Boers)

This sketch from my grandparents's ' voorhuis ' Must have been in most post ABW homes...

Die Erfenis Stigting in elke Boere huis na die Anglo Boere Oorlog

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