An illustration of Boers engaging British forces during the Boer War (1899-1902).

An illustration of Boers engaging British forces during the Boer War…

This Day in History: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa dingeengoete.blogspot.com http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/victorians/images/boer_boers.jpg

Boer Wars Boer soldiers at Ladysmith, South Africa, circa 1899

The Irish Brigade who fought alongside the Boers against the British army in the Anglo-Boer War. The commanding officer was Col. Y. Filmore ...

A brigade of Irish volunteers who supported the Boers in the Anglo-Boer war, This is the earliest known photograph of an Irish concert.

i once bored everyone i know with a year-long obsession with the boer war. fascinating part of history

The Boer War ends -May 31 1902 The Boer Wars - Second Boer War - British Military - Britain vs South African Colonists (aka Boers)

A Boer woman with her dead child, the last of her children to die, photographed by Emily Hobhouse. An English activist, Emily spent six months in South Africa from January to June 1901 visiting Bloemfontein and six other concentration camps. Emily returned to England to campaign against "a gigantic and grievous blunder caused by  crass male ignorance, helplessness and muddling." Her militancy brought the scorn of the British people who called her hysterical, a rebel, liar, enemy of the…

A Boer woman with her dead child, the last of her children to die, photographed by Emily Hobhouse. An English activist, Emily spent six months in South Africa from January to June 1901 visiting Bloemfontein and six other concentration camps.

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