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Boer Wars Boer soldiers at Ladysmith, South Africa, circa 1899 Bbc History, African History, British History, World History, Zulu, British Army, Military History, Historical Photos, Warfare

History - The Boer Wars

Explore the first and second Boer Wars. Why did these wars shake the British military so badly they affected the tactics employed for World War One?

From soon after its acquisition by Britain during the Napoleonic wars, the southern tip of Africa had been shared between British colonies and independent republics of Dutch–Afrikaner settlers,. Sun Tzu, British Soldier, British Army, Korean War, Napoleonic Wars, African History, Military History, Historical Photos, Warfare

THE BOER WAR, 1899 - 1902

Q 102053. The bodies of dead British soldiers lay strewn on the ground following the Battle of Spion Kop in South Africa on 23 and 24 January 1900.

"Scheepers lives because they shot him." -Hermi Baartman, Graaf-Reinet Museum On this date in Kommandant Gideon Jacobus Scheepers was shot by the British for his exploits in the Boer War. Port Elizabeth South Africa, War Novels, Armed Conflict, Inner World, My Land, African History, British Army, Archaeology, Astronomy

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...

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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…

The last time an SA head of state was so stupid, self-serving and reckless was in when President PW Botha made his infamous ‘Rubicon’ speech South Afrika, Apartheid, Head Of State, Lest We Forget, African History, Presidents, Rubicon, Afrikaans, Cold War

EDITORIAL: Zuma evokes the ghost of PW Botha

The last time an SA head of state was so stupid, self-serving and reckless was in 1985, when President PW Botha made his infamous ‘Rubicon’ speech

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. Separate But Equal, South African Air Force, Apartheid, Lest We Forget, Right Wing, African History, Live, Landscape Photography, The Past

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.

Pik Botha former South African foreign minister listens to questions from members of the TRC 14 October at hearings in Johannesburg Botha once the. End Of Apartheid, Living In Dubai, Africa People, Lest We Forget, African History, South Africa, Nelson Mandela, Armies, Africans

Trc Pictures and Photos

View and license Trc pictures & news photos from Getty Images.

Six Old Boers, Looking more Like their Voortrekker Ancestors. My Herritage, Margaret Bourke White, Tactical Survival, Africans, Historical Pictures, African History, British Army, Helicopters, Trek

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