Anglo-Boer War

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Boer General Koos De La Rey - one of South Africa's best loved military leaders during the Anglo Boer-War. Famous for his humane treatment of his enemies I Am An African, War Novels, War Photography, My Land, African History, World History, Military History, Victorian Era, Rey

Boer General Koos De La Rey (22/10/1847 - 15/09/1914), one of South Africa's best loved military leaders during the Anglo Boer-War. Famous for his humane treatment of his enemies

An account of what happened at Amajuba - Laing's Neck. Ancestors - Page Union Of South Africa, South Afrika, Armed Conflict, Inner World, Defence Force, Historical Pictures, African History, Black And White Pictures, Educational Activities
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An account of what happened at Amajuba - Laing's Neck. Ancestors - Page 56.

An illustration of Boers engaging British forces during the Boer War Military Photos, Military Art, Military History, Desu Desu, Age Of Empires, British Colonial, Westerns, Historical Pictures, African History

Armies of a Genteel Age

An illustration of Boers engaging British forces during the Boer War (1899-1902).

Boer War Art Poetry and History – Chessalee South African Recipes, African Tribes, African History, Poetry, Buttermilk Rusks, Apartheid, Ice Creame, Johannesburg City, Photos
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South African recipes

All links in this post will open in a new window. Links to other pages or documents have a number. 1) Please click HERE for my own “pizza” recipe with comfrey or spinach. You will eat y…

Of the slightly more than women and children placed in these camps… Second World, British Army, African History, Cute Images, History Facts, World History, Military History, Children's Place, South Africa
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Of the slightly more than 104,000 women and children placed in these camps, about 28,000 died. The humanitarian world was appalled. The conduct of the British against the civilian Boer population was the subject of universal disapprobation, so it's interesting to note that his written defense of the British cause in the war was the reason Conan Doyle (creator of the Sherlock Holmes) was later knighted

  African Culture, African History, War Novels, German Uniforms, Defence Force, World Of Darkness, Military Surplus, Army Uniform, British Colonial
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 Helena - Cronje General Piet Cronje commandant general of the Traansvaal Republic and his wife Hester were transported along with 1000 prisoners of war from Capetown to St Helena in the Bermudas where Napoleon Bonaparte died in

St. Helena - Cronje General Piet Cronje commandant general of the Traansvaal Republic and his wife Hester were transported along with 1000 prisoners of war from Capetown to St Helena in the Bermudas where Napoleon Bonaparte died in 1821.

  Native American Men, German Uniforms, King And Country, Military Surplus, History Photos, Modern History, Zulu, British Army, African History
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 From New York Public Library Digital Collections. Union Of South Africa, New York Public Library, Public Libraries, My Childhood Memories, Second World, My Land, Zulu, African History, History Facts

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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.

The father of modern guerilla warfare as we know it. With his small groups of Commandos on horseback, he made lightning strikes against the English before retreating again War Photography, Head Of State, Anglo Saxon, Modern Warfare, British Army, African History, World History, Military History, Old Pictures
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Jack Hindon Verkenners

Die Blog van die Verkennerspos in die Verenigde Koninkryk. The Blog of the Scouts posting in the United Kingdom.

Boer War Art Poetry and History - Boerwar-news -

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…

  South Africa Map, German Uniforms, Apartheid, Tactical Survival, Zulu, My Heritage, Historical Pictures, British Army, African History
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Nylstroom concentration camp cemetery - 544 died, mostly children Vintage Dance, Secret Boards, Holocaust Memorial, Remembrance Day, Strange History, British Army, African History, Military History, South Africa
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Nylstroom concentration camp cemetery - 544 died, mostly children