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South Africa: Why the Battle of Blood River? Rewind… | Alternative DNA

We so often hear about Blood river where the Voortrekkers defeated 10 000 Zulus. The Voortrekker monument is a testimony to their sacrifices. But what you don't hear is why there was a battle against the Zulus? What happened before Blood river? Blood river was a revenge attack by the Voortrekkers on incidents that happened a few months prior. This is that story. The Boers climbed Execution Hill (Hlomo Amabutu) in the hot, subtropical, Natal sun; the stench of rotting flesh filled their…

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A short history of the Great Trek - the Battle of Blood River

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

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

A map of the first wave of the Great Trek illustrating the paths of the largest parties of Voortrekkers across Southern Africa. Kenya Travel, Egypt Travel, Africa Travel, South Africa Map, South Africa Safari, Zulu, Mozambique Beaches, Cape Colony, Mein Land

Great Trek - A map charting the routs of the largest trekking parties during the first wave of the Great Trek (1835-1840) along with key battles and events. It marks the routs taken by Louis Trigardt , Janse van Rensburg , Hendrik Potgieter , Gerrit Maritz , Piet Retief , and Piet Uys .Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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A very informative website with information on the Voortrekkers in general, specifically the Great Trek

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A short history of the Great Trek - the laagers are attacked by the Zulu army of Dingane

History map of South Africa since The Kaffir and Boer Wars; illustrating the political position in the territory embraced in the Union of South Africa railways.

Map of South Africa 1815

History map of South Africa since 1815: The Kaffir and Boer Wars; illustrating the political position in 1899, the territory embraced in the Union of South Africa 1910, railways.

Artist's impression of the Battle of Blood River, in which the Boers won victory over the Zulus in recompense for the massacre of Piet Retief and company. Monuments, Zulu Dance, End Of Apartheid, Zulu Warrior, Francois Xavier, Battle Fight, Today In History, Kwazulu Natal, My Land

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The origins of the battle are a matter of considerable debate. The background to this event can be found in two concurrent historical processes of the and the

Origins of the Battle of Blood River 1838 | South African History Online

The origins of the battle are a matter of considerable debate. The background to this event can be found in two concurrent historical processes of the 1820s and the 1830s.