Boer child in a British Concentration Camp, Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902. About 30 000 women and children died in the British Concentration Camps.

Boer child in a British Concentration Camp, Anglo-Boer War, About 30 000 women and children perished in the British Concentration Camps.

Emily Hobhouse: (9 April 1860 – 8 June 1926) was a British welfare campaigner, who is primarily remembered for bringing to the attention of the British public, and working to change, the deprived conditions inside the British concentration camps in South Africa built for Boer women and children during the Second Boer War.

Emily Hobhouse word onthou in Afrikaner geskiedenis as 'n heldin. Sy maak aan die wêreld die haglike omstandighede van die kampe bekend en is tot so mate suksesvol dat sy op een stadium verbied word om voet aan wal in SA te sit.

Schalk Willem Burger - This Day in History: May 31, 1902: The Boer War ends  - http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/2013/05/this-day-in-history-may-31-1902-boer.html

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.

Boer war concentration camp

Boer women and children in a British concentration camp during the Boer War in South Africa - circa Total War - Photograph of Boer civilians in a British concentration camp.

Old bank notes with Jan Van Riebeeck on them (The Dutchman that found Cape Town)

Old bank notes with Jan Van Riebeeck on them (The Dutchman that found Cape Town)

On October 1901, this beautiful young brave heart; Commandant Johannes Lotter was executed at Middelburg during the Anglo Boer War. (Cape Rebels)

On this date in Commandant Johannes Lotter was shot at Middelburg. Along with Gideon Scheepers, Lotter is one of the most famed Boer guerrillas from the Second Boer War.

Lizzie van Zyl, an Afrikaan girl who died in the British Bloemfontein concentration camp during the 2nd Boer War, 1899-1902.

It can happen anywhere. Lizzie van Zyl, visited by Emily Hobhouse in a British concentration camp. The Nazis weren't the first to utilize concentration camps. This picture of Lizzie was taken during the Boer War.

Paul Kruger, President of the South African Republic

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

Nicolaas Pieter Johannes ("Niklaas" or "Siener") Janse van Rensburg

Nicolaas Pieter Johannes ("Niklaas" or "Siener") Janse van Rensburg: (August

Anglo Boer War - Kitchener's Scorched Earth Policy was a last ditch attempt by the British to win the War. Destroying Boer farms and making women and children destitute victims of war.

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.

Jacobus Hendrik (Henk) Pierneef: (usually referred to as Pierneef) (13 August 1886 Pretoria – 14 November 1957 Pretoria),[1] was a South African landscape artist, generally considered to be one of the best of the old South African masters. His distinctive style is widely recognized and his work was greatly influenced by the South African landscape.

Jacobus Hendrik (Henk) Pierneef: (usually referred to as Pierneef) August…

Siener

This Day in History: The "Soothsayer", Siener van Rensburg, dies…

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