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Gert-van-Rensburg-en-gesin Clothing worn at time of Boer War https://grahamwatkinsauthor.wordpress.com/2015/03/13/a-white-mans-war-coming-soon/

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Europe forgot about the genocide of the Boers // Europe again "forgot" about the genocide of the Boers at the beginning of the XX century. Pope Francis on Sunday honoured the 100th anniversary of the slaughter of Armenians by calling it "the first genocide of the 20th century." "Why Europe has forgotten us? .." - Asks 27.000 Boer's women and children who died in British concentration camps.

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A Boer woman with her dead child, the last of her children to die, photographed by Emily Hobhouse. An English activist, Emily spent six months in South Africa from January to June 1901 visiting Bloemfontein and six other concentration camps. Emily returned to England to campaign against "a gigantic and grievous blunder caused by crass male ignorance, helplessness and muddling." Her militancy brought the scorn of the British people who called her hysterical, a rebel, liar, enemy of the…

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This Day in History: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa dingeengoete.blogspot.com http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_NO93lhIs69o/TMDst-UTQYI/AAAAAAAAAFU/-LaXnIhCURA/s1600/177.jpg

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This sketch from my grandparents's ' voorhuis ' Must have been in most post ABW homes...

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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.

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The Boer War: A History by Denis Judd http://www.amazon.com/dp/1780765916/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_P1E.tb19SJRDB

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This Day in History: The "Soothsayer", Siener van Rensburg, dies http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/ http://images.bidorbuy.co.za/user_images/494/400494_090614153048_HOULME09_0026(08-06-2009).jpg

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