This Day in History: May 31, 1902: The Boer War ends
In Pretoria, representatives of Great Britain and the Boer states sign the Treaty of Vereeniging, officially ending the three-and-a-half-year South African Boer War. The Boers, also known as Afrikaners, were the descendants of the original Dutch settlers of southern Africa. Britain took possession of the Dutch Cape colony in 1806 during the Napoleonic wars, sparking resistance from the independence-minded Boers, who resented the Anglicization of South Africa and Britain's anti-slavery…
Sommige vroue het hulle vermom tydens die Anglo-Boereoorlog, en help veg. Hierdie enetjie is ene Mev Berrett, wat 3 maande lank vir die Boere geveg het, tot sy by Spioenkop gewond is en met die waarheid vorendag moes kom!
The Five Most Interesting Conflicts - The Boer Wars
In the second of my five articles looking at military conflicts I am going to consider the wars that took place between 1880 and 1902 at the southern tip of Africa called the Boer Wars.