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

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

Genl Koos de la Rey 22/10/1847 - 15/09/1914 was 'n genl gedurende 2de Vryheidsoorlog en word geag as een van die grootste militêre leiers tydens daardie konflik.De la Rey was beroemd vir sy rare gedrag teenoor sy vyande. 'n Voorbeeld: by Tweebosch op die 7/3 waar hy Lt-genl Methuen met van sy troepe gevange geneem het. Die troepe is teruggestuur en Methuen is vrygelaat omdat hy erg gewond is, De la Rey meen dat hy sou doodgaan sonder die mediese dienste wat Britte op daardie stadium kon…

Genl Koos de la Rey 22/10/1847 - 15/09/1914 was 'n genl gedurende 2de Vryheidsoorlog en word geag as een van die grootste militêre leiers tydens daardie konflik.De la Rey was beroemd vir sy rare gedrag teenoor sy vyande. 'n Voorbeeld: by Tweebosch op die 7/3 waar hy Lt-genl Methuen met van sy troepe gevange geneem het. Die troepe is teruggestuur en Methuen is vrygelaat omdat hy erg gewond is, De la Rey meen dat hy sou doodgaan sonder die mediese dienste wat Britte op daardie stadium kon…

Cornelis Broeksema - voor 'n vuurpeleton gesterf, omdat hy die wrede dade wat gepleeg is deur die Britte teenoor die vrouens & kinders in die konsentrasiekampe wyd & syd verkondig het.

Cornelis Broeksema - voor 'n vuurpeleton gesterf, omdat hy die wrede dade wat gepleeg is deur die Britte teenoor die vrouens & kinders in die konsentrasiekampe wyd & syd verkondig het.

Meisies dra die oorskot van Emily Hobhouse na haar finale rusplek in die Vrouemonument in Bloemfontein.

Meisies dra die oorskot van Emily Hobhouse na haar finale rusplek in die Vrouemonument in Bloemfontein.

This Day in History: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa  - It was a war of greed. An already rich and powerful nation wanted more and was willing to sacrifice anything to get it.

This Day in History: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa - It was a war of greed. An already rich and powerful nation wanted more and was willing to sacrifice anything to get it.

Many children died. They could not beat the boers in the war. Went for the soft spots women and children.

Many children died. They could not beat the boers in the war. Went for the soft spots women and children.

View of civilian refugees on the first train out of Kimberley after the lifting of the Siege of Kimberley during the Boer War in South Africa, February 22, 1900. Published by Underwood and Underwood.

View of civilian refugees on the first train out of Kimberley after the lifting of the Siege of Kimberley during the Boer War in South Africa, February 22, 1900. Published by Underwood and Underwood.

Australia doing battle during Anglo-Boer war at Rensburg A Boer family with a few belongings they were allowed to save, watch as their home is burnt down by  the English. Behind the women one can see one of the English soldiers on a horse.

Australia doing battle during Anglo-Boer war at Rensburg A Boer family with a few belongings they were allowed to save, watch as their home is burnt down by the English. Behind the women one can see one of the English soldiers on a horse.

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