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The Histomap of History. We also have the Histomap of Evolution in. Map Size: Four Thousand Years Of World History. 4000 years of world history. Relative power of contemporary states, nations and empires. History Timeline, History Facts, World History, Family History, History Class, Art History, Visual Map, Interesting History, Interesting Stuff

History Of The World In One Chart

This "Histomap," created by John B. Sparks, was first printed by Rand McNally in 1931.

KwaZulu Natal Battlefields Tours - Fugitives Drift Lodge: Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift Battlefields of the Anglo Zulu War of Absolutely fascinating. Zimbabwe, Sierra Leone, Congo, Seychelles, Cap Vert, Amazing Places On Earth, Kenya, Kwazulu Natal, Out Of Africa

KwaZulu Natal Battlefield Tours | Isandlwana & Rorke's Drift | Anglo Zulu War

We offer in-depth battlefied tours of the Anglo Zulu war of 1879. Our guides will take you to Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift to see the battlefields.

Angol-Boer War Rice "Pepperpot" blockhouse and its standard seven-man crew. This style of blockhouse was the most common due to its quick construction and cheap cost versus the stone blockhouse. Military Photos, Military History, Small Castles, War Novels, Horse Drawings, British Colonial, History Photos, Fortification, African History

Boer War blockhouse (South Africa)

I wondered if anybody would be interested in this photo of a Boar war blockhouse. The origanal photo was faded and sepia, I have had it restored and coloured, it is now

The POW Camp on Green Point Common in 1900 The Mouille Point (not the Green Point) lighthouse can be seen top, centre. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Beacon Of Hope, Desert Life, Cape Town South Africa, Travel Brochure, Cool Art Drawings, Most Beautiful Cities, Historical Pictures

The POW Camp on Green Point Common in 1900

The Mouille Point (not the Green Point) lighthouse can be seen top, centre.

A surviving blockhouse in South Africa. Blockhouses were constructed by the British to secure supply routes from Boer raids during the war . Second Boer War - Britain vs Dutch South African Colonists Military Photos, Military History, London Bombings, Small Castles, Out Of Africa, British Colonial, Fortification, African History, Beautiful Buildings

Second Boer War

The Second Boer War (Dutch: Tweede Boerenoorlog, Afrikaans: Tweede Vryheidsoorlog, literally "Second Freedom War") was fought from 11 October 1899 until 31 May 1902 between the United Kingdom and the South African Republic (Transvaal Republic) and Orange Free State. The British war effort w...

Anglo Boer War Blockhouses – Blogging while allatsea TThis article demonstrates that the stone blockhouses DID vary in design. This lends credence to the design of the Vaalwater blockhouse. Cemetery Monuments, Small Castles, Witch House, Fortification, Forts, African History, British Army, Afrikaans, Africa Travel

Anglo Boer War Blockhouses

Anglo Boer War Blockhouses – Blogging while allatsea TThis article demonstrates that the stone blockhouses DID vary in design. This lends credence to the design of the Vaalwater blockhouse.

A British blockhouse South Africa 1901 (c) Approx 8000 were built manned by 50000 troops & 16000 African scouts. 6400 kms of barbed wire fencing was erected in order to limit the Boers' freedom of movement. British Armed Forces, British Soldier, British Army, Small Castles, World Conflicts, War Novels, Home Landscaping, Fortification, Freedom Of Movement

A British blockhouse, South Africa, 1901 (c) | Online Collection

A British blockhouse, South Africa, 1901 (c) Approx 8,000 were built, manned by 50,000 troops & 16,000 African scouts. 6,400 kms of barbed wire fencing was erected in order to limit the Boers' freedom of movement.

1901 All That Was Left of Them - Richard Caton Woodville Illustrates the scene at Modderfontein Farm where a squadron of the lancers were pinned down by a large Boer force, and fought to the finish. Modderfontein Farm in the Eastern Cape, about. Military Art, Military History, Fine Art Prints, Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Holly Leaf, Poster Size Prints, Illustration, Drawings

Woodville, Richard Caton (b,1856)- All That Was Left of Them (17th Lancers, Moddersfontein, Boer War) -2b

The Bench by Anders Heintz: Horan Figure of the Week, The Last Request, Spion Kop, 1899 British Army Uniform, Military Figures, Military Modelling, Inca, Miniature Figurines, British Colonial, Figure Model, Toy Soldiers, Figure Painting

Horan Figure of the Week, The Last Request, Spion Kop, 1899

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A most unusual feature of this type of blockhouse is a pair of angle bastions at diagonally opposite corners, which were designed to provide for the flanking fire along the walls, similar to the function of Machouli galleries on other patterns, but at ground level. This blockhouse was a two level structure with a lookout tower.Witkop Blockhouse - Boer Wars Memorials and Monuments on Waymarking.com Armed Conflict, Fortification, African History, How To Level Ground, Military History, Monument Valley, Landscape Photography, South Africa, Britain

Witkop Blockhouse

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Witkop Blockhouse built in 1901 during the Anglo Boer War near Meyerton, South Africa Fortification, Brickwork, African History, Military History, Monument Valley, Landscape Photography, South Africa, Coastal, Old Things

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In addition to the scorched earth policy, a major British tactic to deal with the Boer guerrilla campaign was the construction of thousands of small blockhouses, such as this one, throughout the former Boer Republics, to protect their supply. Military Photos, Military History, Colonial, Union Of South Africa, Small Castles, War Novels, The Settlers, Fortification, African History

History! by Zhukov - The Military History Emporium

georgy-konstantinovich-zhukov - Posts tagged Theme: Second Boer War

For many people, the town of Bela-Bela (formerly Warmbaths) conjures up images of family fun at the hot springs, hours spent . Small Castles, Family Images, Fortification, Military History, Hot Springs, Landscape Photography, South Africa, Cabin, War

Bushveld, boiling water and the legend of Buyskop

For many people, the town of Bela-Bela (formerly Warmbaths) conjures up images of family fun at the hot springs, hours spent ...