Anglo Boer War

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Schalk Willem Burger, military commander of the South African Republic during the Second Anglo-Boer War and President of the South African Republic for two years while Paul Kruger was in. Military Photos, Military History, War Novels, Vietnam War Photos, My Land, My Heritage, British Army, African History, Popular Culture

This Day in History: May 31, 1902: The Boer War ends

In Pretoria, representatives of Great Britain and the Boer states sign the Treaty of Vereeniging, officially ending the three-and-a-half-year South African Boer War. The Boers, also known as Afrikaners, were the descendants of the original Dutch settlers of southern Africa. Britain took possession of the Dutch Cape colony in 1806 during the Napoleonic wars, sparking resistance from the independence-minded Boers, who resented the Anglicization of South Africa and Britain's anti-slavery…

General Tobias Smuts, with his Krag-Jorgenson rifle, during the Boer War.

General Tobias Smuts, with his Krag-Jorgenson rifle, during the Boer War.

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The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902

The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902. Cape of Good Hope. The Cape of Good Hope ,South Africa was founded in 1652 as a ha...

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South African recipes

All links in this post will open in a new window. Links to other pages or documents have a number. 1) Please click HERE for my own “pizza” recipe with comfrey or spinach. You will eat y…

Boer war : The Irish Transvaal Brigade is seen here carrying several types of Mauser rifles and Martini-Henrys, as well as captured British Lee-Metfords or Enfields. Several volunteer groups of different nationalities fought alongside the Boers. British Soldier, British Army, Volunteer Groups, War Novels, Protest Art, Native American Men, Cartoon Photo, African History, Military History
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The Guns of the Boer Commandos

Superior Boer marksmanship and Mauser rifles exacted a high price from the British during the Second Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902. But the Boers used other arms as well—everything from single-shots to "Long" Lee-Enfields.

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A Boer laager or encampment during the South African or Boer War Asian History, British History, Strange History, History Facts, Historical Women, Historical Photos, World Conflicts, Battle Of Waterloo, Haunted History
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Battle of Stormberg - The Boer War

General Gatacre’s disastrous defeat in Northern Cape Colony, fought on 9th/10th December 1899; the first battle of ‘Black Week’

Burning a Boer farm, 1901 (c)

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Boer Prisoners on their way to Froggy Pond, Simon's Town

Launching the balloon during the Battle of Magersfontein, during the Second Boer War, on December 1899 Air Balloon, Balloons, War Novels, World Conflicts, British Colonial, British Army, African History, Old Pictures, Archaeology
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Battle of Magersfontein - The Boer War 1899

The Battle of Magersfontein in The Boer War 1899 Methuen’s disastrous defeat at the hands of Cronje’s Boers, the Highland Brigade suffering severe loss