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Dinge en Goete (Things and Stuff): This Day in History: Oct Boer War begins in South Africa History Facts, Strange History, History Photos, African History, African Art, Interesting History, My Land, British Army, World History

This Day in History: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa

It was a war of greed. An already rich and powerful nation wanted more and was willing to sacrifice anything to get it. The Second Boer War (Dutch: Tweede Boerenoorlog, Afrikaans: Tweede Vryheidsoorlog or Tweede Boereoorlog) 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 South African Republic (Transvaal Republic) and the Orange Free State. It ended with a British victory and the…

South Africa: Anglo Boer War in Colour – Suid-Afrika . Military Photos, Military History, Union Of South Africa, War Novels, Ww2 Photos, African History, British Army, Historical Photos, Wwii

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The Boer War in Colour - Find us on facebook group: The Anglo-Boer War (The South African War) - 1899 - 1902

Of the slightly more than women and children placed in these camps… Second World, African History, British Army, History Facts, Children's Place, World History, Military History, South Africa, The Past

Of the slightly more than 104,000 women and children placed in these camps, about 28,000 died. The humanitarian world was appalled. The conduct of the British against the civilian Boer population was the subject of universal disapprobation, so it's interesting to note that his written defense of the British cause in the war was the reason Conan Doyle (creator of the Sherlock Holmes) was later knighted

Boer with Transvaal flag (I'm not in the competition myself. Just coloured this to kick off the fun) Black White Photos, Black And White, John Hay, Armed Conflict, History Classroom, Long Beards, African History, Cold War, World War I

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The Boer War in Colour - Find us on facebook group: The Anglo-Boer War (The South African War) - 1899 - 1902

"Great style shown here by one of the 'Bittereinders' - during 1905 Anglo Boer War."- i would like to clarify the war ended in 1901 Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Steampunk, Cowboys And Indians, Interesting History, African History, World History, Military History, Vintage Photography

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Many Americans fought with alongside the Boers. They vowed not to cut their hair until the British were kicked out of South Africa. (Photo coloured by myself. Henri Le Riche)