Col. Robert Baden-Powell commanded the defense of Mafeking during the Boer War

Col. Robert Baden-Powell commanded the defense of Mafeking during the Boer War

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…

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…

Japie Greyling.Gedurende die AB-oorlog was Japie se pa en 2  broers op kommando teen die Engelse.Hul het op die plaas oornag met die Engelse kort op hul hakke.Kapt Sealy besluit om Japie te ondervra.Japie het geweier om sy vader te verraai, Sealy beveel sy soldate om Japie voor 'n vuurpeleton te laat staan maar hy het sy soldate beveel om te korrel en nie te skiet.Hy het na Japie gegaan, sy hand geskud en weer met sy soldate vertrek.Jare na die oorlog het Sealy steeds vertel vd dapper…

Japie Greyling.Gedurende die AB-oorlog was Japie se pa en 2 broers op kommando teen die Engelse.Hul het op die plaas oornag met die Engelse kort op hul hakke.Kapt Sealy besluit om Japie te ondervra.Japie het geweier om sy vader te verraai, Sealy beveel sy soldate om Japie voor 'n vuurpeleton te laat staan maar hy het sy soldate beveel om te korrel en nie te skiet.Hy het na Japie gegaan, sy hand geskud en weer met sy soldate vertrek.Jare na die oorlog het Sealy steeds vertel vd dapper…

Boer War -- Farmers in the Cape being forced to take oath of neutrality

Boer War -- Farmers in the Cape being forced to take oath of neutrality

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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/

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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