South Africa became valuable to England after the discoveries of mines and gold. Britain's rule finally became solid after their victory in the Second Boer War.

Boer War Skirmish (Original) art by James McConnell at The Illustration Art Gallery

Boer guerrillas during the Second Boer War, which was fought from 11 October 1899 until 31 May 1902 between the British Empire and the Afrikaans-speaking Dutch settlers of two independent Boer republics, the Transvaal and the Orange Free State.

Die lied van Jong Suid-Afrika

Die lied van Jong Suid-Afrika

Peace Treaty Vereeniging | Anglo-Boer War Museum The Bitter Ender - Danie de Jager

Peace Treaty Vereeniging | Anglo-Boer War Museum The Bitter Ender - Danie de Jager

Along with Gideon Scheepers, Johannes Lotter is one of the most famed Boer guerrillas from the Second Boer War. Regarded by the British as one of their most nettlesome adversaries in that dirty guerrilla war, Lotter was captured in a bloody early September ambush when matters were well into an unpleasant scorched-earth endgame.

On this date in Commandant Johannes Lotter was shot at Middelburg. Along with Gideon Scheepers, Lotter is one of the most famed Boer guerrillas from the Second Boer War.

Spioenkop - South Africa

The South African War (or Second Anglo-Boer War) was the first overseas conflict to involve New Zealand troops. It was fought between the british Empire and Boer South African public. It began in


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