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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, Military History, 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 African Coat of Arms 1932 - 2000 Union Of South Africa, South African Flag, South Afrika, Crests, My Land, African History, Coat Of Arms, Childhood Memories, Badge

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 wavy…

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, New World Order, My Land, 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 hol…

Photo galleries full of ancient, rare and Collectible Coins from around the world. Meet collectors, get valuations or even buy or sell coins! Old Coins For Sale, Sell Old Coins, Old Coins Worth Money, Buy Coins, Old Coins Value, Union Of South Africa, Valuable Coins, Rare Stamps, Coin Worth

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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, My Family History, Teaching History, World War One, My Childhood Memories, My Land, African History, History Facts

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 i…

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. History For Kids, Art History, History Quotes, History Facts, Union Of South Africa, Port Elizabeth, Pretoria, Beaches In The World, African American History

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

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 British Soldier, British Army, Union Of South Africa, Namibia, Good Old Times, Vocabulary Games, My Childhood Memories, Modern Warfare, My Land

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 …

Kampkinders in Norvalspont konsentrasiekamp se skool Modern Warfare, People Art, My Heritage, British Army, African History, Military History, Best Memories, World War Two, Vintage Photography

Afrikaners gedenk 22 000 konsentrasiekampkinders - FAK

deur dr Danie Langner Dit is merkwaardig dat die datum, 16 Junie, betrekking het op twee prosesse wat ’n groot invloed op talle kinderlewens gehad het […]

The King's blockhouse, Devil's Peak, War Photography, Landscape Photography, Star Fort, Antique Maps, Vintage Maps, South African Art, Paris Map, City Maps, African History

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

Explore Etiennedup's photos on Flickr. Etiennedup has uploaded 3297 photos to Flickr.

 Memorial to the women. Cemetery Monuments, Free State, Lest We Forget, My Heritage, African History, Africa Travel, Childhood Memories, Travel Photos, South Africa

Boer War Memorial, Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

The statue of Jan van Riebeeck Old Pictures, Old Photos, South African Air Force, South Afrika, African States, Strange History, History Facts, Cape Town South Africa, Haunted History

A postcard tour of old Cape Town

A bunch of 22 old postcards of various scenes in Cape Town gives a fascinating insight into what Cape Town looked like about 100 years ago.

Otago South African War memorial in Dunedin African Culture, African History, South Afrika, Historical Pictures, British History, West Africa, Military History, Les Oeuvres, Earth Worms

Otago South African War memorial in Dunedin

The magnificent South Africa 'Boer' War memorial at the Dunedin Oval