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Because they were part of the Cape Colony ruled by Great Britain, these Boer soldiers were considered rebels and could be executed on the spot if captured Colorized History, Ww1 History, African History, Military History, African Colonization, Union Of South Africa, Army Day, Canadian History, Military Pictures

The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902

The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902. Cape of Good Hope. The Cape of Good Hope ,South Africa was founded in 1652 as a ha...

The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902. Cape of Good Hope. The Cape of Good Hope ,South Africa was founded in 1652 as a ... Colorized History, Ww1 History, African History, Military History, African Colonization, Military Love, War Photography, Military Diorama, American War

The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902

The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902. Cape of Good Hope. The Cape of Good Hope ,South Africa was founded in 1652 as a ha...

The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902. Cape of Good Hope. The Cape of Good Hope ,South Africa was founded in 1652 as a ... Colorized History, Ww1 History, African History, Military History, African Colonization, Military Love, War Photography, Military Diorama, American War

The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902

The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902. Cape of Good Hope. The Cape of Good Hope ,South Africa was founded in 1652 as a ha...

The 1842 Great Emigration begins. The first of 3 wagon trains of settlers and cattle set off down the Oregon Trail. stating that some made the journey through Idaho even earlier. Pioneer Foods, Pioneer Life, Old West Photos, Westerns, Oregon Trail, Oregon Camping, Oregon Ducks, Oregon Coast, Into The West

Daily Life On A Doomed Wagon Train

April 14, 2017 One of the coolest things about finding a diary or the interview of an old pioneer, is the details about how they actually traveled. Here is the description of a young, 16-year-old girl, Susan Thompson, who was actually on the Oatman wagon train: A Perpetual Picnic "We were divided into companies and each band was governed by a captain. Royce Oatman was the man from whom we received directions and counsel." Each wagon had a supply of "jerked meat, dried apples and berries…

 From New York Public Library Digital Collections. Union Of South Africa, New York Public Library, Public Libraries, Second World, My Childhood Memories, World History, Family History, Zulu, My Land

General John de la Rey.

One of hundreds of thousands of free digital items from The New York Public Library.

Rachel de Beer put her brother inside an anthill and covered him with her body dying of exposure (it was below freezing) thus saving him. Seems this story is only a myth loosely based on an incident in the USA or Canada. My Childhood Memories, Travel Planner, My Land, African History, South Africa, The Past, War, Nordic Walking, Apartheid

A young South African heroine …

South African children are raised with the tale of little Racheltjie de Beer, twelve years old, but small for her age, whose family had a farm in the foothills of the Drakensberg mountains where it…

Why every child was forced to drink milk every single day at school, as well as why this scheme ended in School Boy, Primary School, Uk History, African History, Thing 1, Kids Growing Up, Vintage School, The Old Days, Teenage Years

The Return Of School Milk

Every NZer of a "certain age" has vivid memories of free school milk . The school milk scheme ran from 1937-1967 to provide half a pint of ...

Boer commandos in the veld - Anglo-Boer War Military Photos, Military History, Antique Photos, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Colonial, African History, Old West, South Africa

Boer Girl in the Concentration Camps of South Africa

Memoir of Hester Johanna Maria Uys interned in English concentration camps at Bloemfontein, Bethulie and Kabusie during South Afircan War, 1901-1902

Kimberley Big Hole – South Africa, Apparently the largest ever hand-dug excavation in the world, this 1097 meter deep mine yielded over 3 tons of diamonds before being closed in Paises Da Africa, South Africa, Diamond Mines, World's Biggest, Fauna, Zimbabwe, Africa Travel, Landscape Photography, Safari

Kimberley Big Hole - South Africa

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This statue of Jan Smuts is to be found in Cape Town. Smuts was the Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa. Union Of South Africa, Cape Town South Africa, East Africa, Dream City, Most Beautiful Cities, War Memorials, Old Things, Young Black, Statue

Statue of J C Smuts, Cape Town

This statue of Jan Smuts is to be found in Cape Town. Smuts was the Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa. Wikipedia entry

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Fish Hoek 1958.

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Andries Wilhelmus Jacobus Pretorius November 1798 – 23 July was a leader of the Boers who was instrumental in the creation of the Transvaal Republic, as well as the earlier but short-lived Natalia Republic, in present-day South Africa. End Of Apartheid, Cape Colony, Zulu Warrior, Kwazulu Natal, My Heritage, African History, Victorious, South Africa, Battle

Pretorius: The Fearless & Ferocious Boer Who Created The South African Republic

During this lull in hostilities, the Zulu medicine men created the illusion of invincibility amongst the warriors in a series of pageant-like displays.

In addition to the scorched earth policy, a major British tactic to deal with the Boer guerrilla campaign was the construction of thousands of small blockhouses, such as this one, throughout the former Boer Republics, to protect their supply. Military Photos, Military History, Colonial, Union Of South Africa, Small Castles, War Novels, The Settlers, Lest We Forget, Fortification

History! by Zhukov - The Military History Emporium

georgy-konstantinovich-zhukov - Posts tagged Theme: Second Boer War

Burgers Crossing the Vaal River Baden Powell, African History, Beautiful Images, South Africa, Nostalgia, War, River, Explore, People

Burgers Crossing the Vaal River

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This marker was placed to memorialize the Spanish massacre of French Huguenots, under the command of Jean Ribault. The actual spot of the massacre is not completely certain. History Books, Family History, Laval, French History, France, African History, Ancestry, Roots, Students

A Memorial for a Massacre of French Huguenots | ClipPix ETC: Educational Photos for Students and Teachers

This marker was placed to memorialize the Spanish massacre of French Huguenots, under the command of Jean Ribault. The Spanish commander was Pedro Menendez de Aviles. The actual spot of the massacre is not completely certain.