1902: Gideon Scheepers, Boer guerrilla
"Scheepers lives because they shot him." -Hermi Baartman, Graaf-Reinet Museum On this date in 1902, Kommandant Gideon Jacobus Scheepers was shot by the British for his exploits in the Boer War. The...
Boer War Art Poetry and History
Read this newspaper clip below – where an Englishman described how kind the Boers were and that everything that was said in England about the Boers, was not true. From the Boer War Facebook p…
Verwoerd was not a friend of the Boer Nation
Theuns Cloete of Boervolk Radio: Hendrik Verwoerd was not a friend of the Boer Nation as he was interested in amalgamating the region under an economic sphere and scuppered the restoration of the Boer Republics.
Six Old Boers, Looking more Like their Voortrekker Ancestors..
... than themselves, gathered to compare whiskers during huge celebration in honour of their country's pioneers. December 1949 Photo: Margaret Bourke-White