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Boer Wars

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 From New York Public Library Digital Collections. Union Of South Africa, Mein Land, My Family History, History Facts, Art History, Historical Images, Zulu, New York Public Library, My Heritage

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Mural at Voortrekker Monument, Pretoria. The Battle of Blood River - Die Slag van Bloedrivier My Family History, World History, Colonial, Inner World, Pretoria, My Land, African History, War Machine, Monuments

Mural at Voortrekker Monument, Pretoria. The Battle of Blood River - Die Slag van Bloedrivier

June 1901 - The first contingent of Boer War prisoners arrived aboard the SS Armenian and were transferred to internment camps set up at Darrell’s and Burt Island. Over the next 18 months, Bermuda would receive more than Boer War POWs. Camping Set Up, World Conflicts, Cow Boys, Africa Destinations, Family Research, African History, Another World, Military History, Ancestry

June 28, 1901 - The first contingent of Boer War prisoners arrived aboard the SS Armenian and were transferred to internment camps set up at Darrell’s and Burt Island. Over the next 18 months, Bermuda would receive more than 4,000 Boer War POWs.

Second Boer War - ABW - Christiaan De Wet was considered the most formidable leader of the Boer guerrillas. He successfully evaded capture on numerous occasions and was later involved in the negotiations for a peace settlement. War Novels, Armed Conflict, Guerrilla, My Heritage, My Land, African History, Military History, Warfare, Cold War

Christiaan Rudolf de Wet (7 Oct 1854 – 3 Feb 1922) was a Boer general, rebel leader and politician. De Wet served in the first Anglo-Boer War of 1880–81 as a Field Cornet, taking part in the Battle of Majuba Mountain, in which the Boers achieved a victory over the British forces under Major General Sir George Pomeroy Colley. He continued his successful career to the end of the Second Boer war, striking heavily where he could and evading every attempt to bring him to bay.

Boer in a favourite photographic pose of the day, a press of the thumb and five Mauser bullets are loaded at one go. Military Photos, Military Men, Military History, War Novels, Photographs Of People, African History, American Civil War, Egyptian, South Africa

Boer War Memorabilia - Pvt. JRD McKerihen, C Co. RCR, 1900 - 5 Bullets, Buttons

Boer War Memorabilia - Pvt. JRD McKerihen, C Co. RCR, 1900 - 5 Bullets, Buttons

Natal Boers defend the Tugela River blocking Methuens advance on Ladysmith - December 1899 Military Art, Military History, War Film, Dutch Colonial, Film Inspiration, Quote Backgrounds, Modern Warfare, Zulu, British Army

Natal Boers defend the Tugela River blocking Methuens advance on Ladysmith - 11-15 December 1899

1838 Painting of a Zulu attack on a Voortrekker camp, by Charles Bell - South African Art, Art Galleries in South Africa, South African Artists Charles Bell, South Africa Tours, Oil On Canvas, Canvas Prints, South African Artists, African History, Poster Size Prints, Battle, Art Gallery

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.

British troops of the Brigade crossing the river by the Dam at the Battle of Modder River on November 1899 in the Boer War South Afrika, Troops, Soldiers, Battle, Africa, British, River, History, November

Battle of Modder River The Boer War

Lord Methuen’s encounter battle at the Modder River, fought on 28th November 1899, as the British advanced to relieve Kimberley.

Eyes that tell a story about Life in the raw. Family Research, Armed Conflict, Family Crest, Cute Images, Military History, Vintage Photography, Country Of Origin, Family History, Genealogy

Eyes that tell a story about Life in the raw. .. Hut 58's inmates...Boer POW's Diyatalawa..Ceylon ..ABW...

Andries Smorenburg outside Jamestown Gaol [Saint Helena Island Info:Boer Prisoners Saint Helena Island, St Helena, Ascension Island, The Old Days, Atlantic Ocean, Cemetery, Prison, The Outsiders, Saints

Jamestown, Andries Smorenburg, Boer POW outside the Goal

Andries Smorenburg made a crate for himself, marked "Curios”, ”Handle with Care” and “This Side Up” and "mailed" himself from Saint Helena on the Union Castle Mail Ship SS Goth. He prepared his crate by labelling it with a false address in Stroud, Gloucestershire and then packed it with clothing, matches, and enough food and water for 20 days. Armed with a rough map of Southampton dock, he climbed inside and was loaded aboard. Despite his labels the crate was tossed about and overturned on…