An illustration of Boers engaging British forces during the Boer War…
Boer War: Afrikaners
Boers Boer War Their uniforms suck but they are well armed. No cast off thirty year old Martini Henrys or shotguns in this bunch.
Boer war circa A British infantry officer (left) and two "Bitter-enders." (Could be Christaan and Hendriksen.) From "Boer Wars by Ian Knight, Osprey Books, 1997 UK. Color plate G.
Boer burghers who fought for their independence
Boer Commando (coloured by Tinus Le Roux)
3 Generations of Boers (Coloured in by Tinus Le Roux)
The Warfare Historian: Great Anglo-Boer War, Part I: Triumph of the Boer and his Mauser Rifle My great grandfather Thomas William Dorey and 2 of his sons Pieter Daniel and Carles Edward Dorey of to war
Natal Native Contingent 1879 L to R Native ranker, Native NCO and European Officer. divide and rule.
Boer mounted "commandos" made formidable guerrilla foes of the British Army during the Second Anglo-Boer War, The Boers were notoriously excellent marksmen, especially on horseback.