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South African Coat of Arms 1932 - 2000 Union Of South Africa, Mein Land, African Tattoo, Out Of Africa, Tartan, African History, Coat Of Arms, Historical Photos, Childhood Memories

South African Coat of Arms 1932 - 2000

New Armorial Bearings and supporters were granted to the Union of South Africa by Royal Warrant in 1910. These Arms were later changed to improve their "artistic" quality and a new design was approved by the London College of Arms in 1930. An "embellished" version was approved on 21 September 1932 and came into use during 1933. It is this version which was subsequently registered at the South African Bureau of Heraldry on 13 May 1968 with the following blazon: ARMS: Quarterly per fess…

Suffer the Little Children: British Concentration Camps During the Anglo-Boer War African History, Women In History, National History Day, The Settlers, History Projects, Lest We Forget, My Land, New World Order, Back In The Day

Suffer the Little Children: British Concentration Camps During the 2nd Anglo-Boer War

As promised, this is not a happy story. Some of the photos in this post are disturbing. They break my heart. I hope I do not use them gratuitously. The Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902 has a strange hold on me. Perhaps because it happened where I live. I can drive through battlefields, pull over, perhaps…

Martie Joubert grand child of Piet Joubert.Martie s daughter Rita Jacobs 14 Jan 1937 Married to Jan Johannes Bronkhorst 25 October 1934 Union Of South Africa, War Novels, Teaching History, My Land, My Childhood Memories, Modern Warfare, African History, History Facts, Africa Travel

Piet Joubert

Petrus Jacobus Joubert (20 January 1834 – 28 March 1900), better known as Piet Joubert was Commandant-General of the South African Republic from 1880 to 1900. Political career The esteem in which his shrewdness in both farming and legal affairs was held led to his election to the Volksraad as member forWakkerstroom early in the sixties, Marthinus Pretorius being then in his second…

Statue of Louis Botha. This statue of Louis Botha is by Raffaello Romanelli and is to be found outside the South African Parliament buidling, Cape Town. Botha was the first Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa. Union Of South Africa, Durban South Africa, East Africa, Asian History, African American History, History For Kids, Port Elizabeth, Pretoria, Beaches In The World

Statue of Louis Botha, South African Prime Minister

This statue of Louis Botha is by Raffaello Romanelli and is to be found outside the South African Parliament buidling, Cape Town. Botha was the first Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa. Wikipedia entry

The King's blockhouse, Devil's Peak, War Photography, Landscape Photography, South African Art, Cartoon Photo, Knysna, African History, Antique Maps, Historical Pictures, Cape Town

The King's blockhouse, Devil's Peak, 1979.

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Jacobus Johannes Cornelis (Japie) Greyling, is gebore in 1890 op die plaas Smaldeel in die distrik Hoopstad, Oranje Vrystaat. Gedurende die Anglo-Boereoorlog was Japie se vader en 2 ouer broers op kommando om teen die Engelse te veg Union Of South Africa, Xhosa, Armed Conflict, Vocabulary Games, Good Old Times, St Helena, My Land, Modern Warfare, African History

Japie Greying: Bravery in the face of death

At dawn on a dewy, autumn morning in April 1901, Captain J.E.B Seeley and 20 handpicked, well armed British soldiers surrounded a farmhouse situated on Smaldeel, in the district of Hopetown in the Orange Free State. They were trying to capture three Boer Commandos that had been spotted on the farm. The previous evening Captain…

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