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Boer War 1899-1902

Collection by John Le Brasseur

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

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?

Arthur Conan Doyle at Bloemfontein, South Africa. In spring of that year, Conan Doyle was staffed as the Secretary and Medical Registrar of the Langman Field Hospital in Bloemfontein during the Boer War. Book Writer, Book Authors, Books, Sir Arthur, Arthur Conan Doyle, Pax Britannica, Scottish People, Baker Street, African History

The Baker Street Babes

The Baker Street Babes Podcast. Blog. Events. Shenanigans. All Holmes, all the time.The Web’s Only All Female Sherlock Holmes Podcast Comments? SEND A VOICEMAIL! All Holmes is Good Holmes.

Winston Churchill, pictured on a horse during the Boer War, promised a train driver he would guarantee his bravery was honoured if he managed to take his train carrying British troops to safety despite being under attack Texas History, British History, Dean Martin, The Lone Ranger, Western Movies, Winston Churchill, Historical Pictures, African History, Military History

Historical Times

If you don't know history, then you don't know anything. You are a leaf that doesn't know it is part...

The Advance into the Transvaal - A British Convoy in the pases of the Drakensberg. First Boer War from The Graphic February 1881 Uk History, African History, World History, West Africa, South Africa, Story Of Jacob, War Horses, Kwazulu Natal

The Advance into the Transvaal - A British Convoy in the pases of the Drakensberg

The Advance into the Transvaal - A British Convoy in the pases of the Drakensberg. First Boer War from The Graphic 12th February 1881

British measures against Boer civilians, Anglo-Boer War, Protest Posters, New York Life, Lest We Forget, A Day In Life, King Of Kings, Zulu, Weird World, My Heritage, African History


What the British have done over 700 years to the Irish, they did to the Afrikaners in South Africa during the Anglo-Boer War - burning down homesteads, wrecking farms, destroying livestock and molesting the women and children, killing more than 27 000, mostly children, in concentration camps across South Africa.

March of the Titans British Soldier, British Army, World Conflicts, Armed Conflict, The Settlers, Free State, History Projects, Historical Images, Industrial Revolution

The British invade the Orange Free State with a main column of forty-two thousand men and 117 guns in May 1900. This was part of a force which eventually saw more British soldiers deployed than the entire Boer population: men, women, and children, combined. Against such odds, the Boers stood no chance.

Kitcheners SCORCHED EARTH POLICY - Over million Boer sheep were slaughtered as part of the much reviled Scorched Earth Policy.In Canada they changed a city Berlin into this bastard's name. West Africa, South Africa, Contemporary History, Armed Conflict, African History, Special Forces, Old Pictures, Warfare, Family History

Photo Gallery

Callaway House, 5 km north of Coromandel Town. Built in the 1840's it is one of New Zealand's oldest residential buildings. Walter Callaway was born and raised in this home.

Concentration camp memorial in Aliwal North - P Jarvis Holocaust Memorial, Veterans Memorial, Place Of Worship, My Land, African History, Landscape Photos, Homeland, South Africa, Beautiful Homes

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Concentration camp memorial in Aliwal North - P Jarvis