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French Huguenot Monument in Franschoek - an integral part of the South African history. - mine settled in America, but I like this memorial. Kenya, My Land, African History, Cape Town, South Africa, Pretoria, Scenery, French, Country
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Franschhoek French Huguenot Monument

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Hugenot Monument Franschoek 5 minutes from La Clé des Montagnes- 4 luxurious vil. Les Seychelles, Cape Town South Africa, Historical Sites, Historical Photos, Grand Tour, African History, Animal Design, Pretoria, Architecture Art
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Hugenot Monument Franschoek

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The battle of Isandlwana - the opening sequence of the movie 'Zulu Dawn' African Culture, African American History, British History, Military Art, Military History, Zulu Warrior, World History, Great Movies, Black History
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The battle of ISANDLWANA : Jan. 22, 1879 South Africa The battle at ISANDLWANA stunned the world. It was unthinkable that a "NATIVE" Army armed substantially with stabbing weapons could defeat the troops of a western power/british armed with modern rifles and artillery, let alone wipe it out.

Highlanders: Battle of Gingindlovu on April 1879 in the Zulu War Military Art, Military History, Highlanders, African Tribes, British Colonial, Knights Templar, British Army, African History, War Machine

Battle of Gingindlovu

The Battle of Gingindlovu on 2nd April 1879 part of the Zulu war in Eastern Zululand South Africa with Lieutenant General Lord Chelmsford and Somopho kaZikhala

Die verhaal van Wolraad Woltemade is waarskeinlik ook die verhaal van ons land se eerste heldedaad. Hierdie gebeurtenis het plaasgevind 120 jaar na die stigting van die verversingstasie aan die Kaap. Die Kaap wat toe reeds bekend gestaan het as "Die Kaap van Storms" ... De Jonge Thomas, 'n Oos-Indiese skip, het op Sondag, 30 Mei 1773 in 'n hewige storm beland in Tafelbaai. Vir 'n dag en 'n nag het die storm in woede toegeneem, sodat die ankertoue later een vir een gebreek het. Cape Town South Africa, Beaches In The World, Most Beautiful Beaches, Folk Music, My Land, Historical Pictures, African History, Back In The Day, Continents
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Die verhaal van Wolraad Woltemade is waarskeinlik ook die verhaal van ons land se eerste heldedaad. Hierdie gebeurtenis het plaasgevind 120 jaar na die stigting van die verversingstasie aan die Kaap. Die Kaap wat toe reeds bekend gestaan het as "Die Kaap van Storms" ... De Jonge Thomas, 'n Oos-Indiese skip, het op Sondag, 30 Mei 1773 in 'n hewige storm beland in Tafelbaai. Vir 'n dag en 'n nag het die storm in woede toegeneem, sodat die ankertoue later een vir een gebreek het.

Rorke's House Front View, Buffalo River', Photograph by James Lloyd, British Soldier, British Army, University Of Kent, Kwazulu Natal, British Colonial, African History, British History, House Front, Military History
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Zulu War

In 1879, the British fought a war against the Zulu kingdom. The Zulus resisted bravely and were only defeated after a series of particularly bloody battles that have gone down in the annals of colonial warfare.

Oct Boer War begins in South Africa map of SA African Map, African States, African History, History Class, World History, South Africa Map, Military History, Military Photos, Historical Maps
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Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa map of SA

Battle of Blood River. History Online, World History, Armed Conflict, Folk Music, My Land, Zulu, African History, Victorian Era, Warfare

Formasie van die slag van Bloedrivier.

British troops retreating across the Tugela River after the Battle of Spion Kop on January 1900 in the Boer War British Soldier, British Army, War Photography, British Colonial, Troops, Soldiers, African History, American Revolution, Historical Society
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Battle of Spion Kop

The iconic British defeat on 24th January 1900, during Buller’s second and disastrous attempt to cross the Tugela River and relieve Ladysmith in the Great Boer War

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Grenadier Guards manning an emplacement at Modder River after the Battle of Magersfontein on December 1899 in the Boer War British Army Uniform, British Soldier, Falklands War, Crimean War, Military Modelling, Military Diorama, British Colonial, African History, British History

Battle of Magersfontein - The Boer War 1899

The Battle of Magersfontein in The Boer War 1899 Methuen’s disastrous defeat at the hands of Cronje’s Boers, the Highland Brigade suffering severe loss

The British Cemetery on top of Majuba Mountain - This Day in History: Feb Eternal Glory, Le Cap, Armed Conflict, British Colonial, British Army, African History, Countries Of The World, Far Away, Homeland

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Huguenot refugees fleeing France in the century. were given refuge in London. Amsterdam, France Art, My Family History, Black And White Painting, Canada, Old London, African History, History Books, Ancestry

Over 200,000 Huguenots are thought to have fled France in the years after 1685, ending up in places as far afield as North America, South Africa, Germany, Russia Switzerland, Holland, England, Canada, & Ireland

Emily Hobhouse was a Cornish campaigner and activist, most famous for bringing the appalling conditions of the British concentration camps to the attention of the British public during the Boer War. She also worked to improve the condition

FUCK YEAH HISTORY CRUSHES

Emily Hobhouse (1860-1926) was a Cornish campaigner and activist, most famous for bringing the appalling conditions of the British concentration camps to the attention of the British public during the...

Franschhoek - Bastion of the French Huguenots History Books, Family History, French History, African History, Reformation, Ancestry, Genealogy, South Africa, Westerns
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Cities/Towns of the Western Cape, South Africa

The Western Cape is most likely the "oddest" part of Sub-Saharan Africa. With no matching climate, vegetation, agricultural or cultural zone somewhat...