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.

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…

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

Die Erfenis Stigting in elke Boere huis na die Anglo Boere Oorlog

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

This Day in History: Oct 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.

PA Cronje .This Day in History: Dec 11, 1899: The Battle of Magersfontein http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

Second Boer War -ABW - General Piet Cronjé as a prisoner of war in Saint Helena, He was captured, with 4000 men, after the loss of the Battle of Paardeberg.

Siener van Rensburg

Siener van Rensburg

This Day in History: Jul 19, 1786: The town Graaf-Reinet is founded in South Africa

Pickenoy, Portrait of Cornelis de Graeff 1636 - Gemäldegalerie, Berlin

SA History (Siener van Rensburg and his visions) oil painting by Yolande Havenga

SA History (Siener van Rensburg and his visions) oil painting by Yolande Havenga

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