This Day in History: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa

Dinge en Goete (Things and Stuff): This Day in History: Oct Boer War begins in South Africa

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Boer Wars Boer soldiers at Ladysmith, South Africa, circa 1899

Second Boer War - Paul Kruger, leader of the South African Republic, (Transvaal), issued an ultimatum of withdrawal in response to the British ultimatum by Joseph Chamberlain for uitlander rights, which escalated the situation to a state of war

Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger – better known as Paul Kruger or "Oom Paul," last President of the Transvaal Republic.

June 28, 1901 - The first contingent of Boer War prisoners arrived aboard the SS Armenian and were transferred to internment camps set up at Darrell’s and Burt Island. Over the next 18 months, Bermuda would receive more than 4,000 Boer War POWs.

June 1901 - The first contingent of Boer War prisoners arrived aboard the SS Armenian and were transferred to internment camps set up at Darrell’s and Burt Island. Over the next 18 months, Bermuda would receive more than Boer War POWs.

Net 'n kort foto toer van 'n Boer wat krygsgevange geneem is in die Anglo-Boere Oorlog.... Gevang, gehok, ge-trein, geskip, gehok, ge-los, gekry en getreur.  The Anglo Boer War through the eyes of a Boer POW ( Prisoner of War )

Net 'n kort foto toer van 'n Boer wat krygsgevange geneem is in die Anglo-Boere…

Boer commando 1899-1902

Boer commando 1899-1902

Boer War -- Farmers in the Cape being forced to take oath of neutrality

Boer War -- Farmers in the Cape being forced to take oath of neutrality

Generaal de Wet en sy personeel. Potchefstroom 1901 | www.myvolk.co.za | Christiaan Rudolf De Wet (1854 - 1922) was 'n Boeregeneraal tydens die Tweede Vryheidsoorlog. Christiaan de Wet is te Leeukop naby Smithfield in die Oranje-Vrystaat gebore op 7 Oktober 1854. 'n groot standbeeld ter nagedagtenis aan hom in Nederland opgerig, wat nou in die nasionale park 'De Hoge Veluwe' staan.

De Wet saam met sy staf in Brandfort afgeneem. Paar dae later sou hy na die suide vertrek, om by Sannaspos sy roemrykste oorwinning te behaal.

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