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Some of the bodies being removed by German civilians for decent burial at Gusen Concentration Camp, Muhlhausen, near Linz, Austria. Men were worked in nearby stone quarries until too weak for more, then killed. May Sam Gilbert. World War Two, Lest We Forget, Wwii, The Past, Germany, Horror, Bodies, Ww2 Pictures, City Photography

Some of the bodies being removed by German civilians for decent burial at Gusen Concentration Camp, Muhlhausen, near Linz, Austria. Men were worked in nearby stone quarries until too weak for more, then killed. May 12, 1945. Sam Gilbert. (Army)

Lord Kitchener, Felt by some to be a War criminal. He and Lord Milner were the architects of the UK concentration camps and the scorched earth policy during the Second Anglo-Boer War.

Lord Kitchener

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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.

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I remember when I was about 10 years old, my brother gave me four books... one was The Hobbit and the others were the Lord of the Rings trilogy. I c…

Haunting Photos Of History's First Concentration Camps, 40 Years Before The Holocaust

30000+ woman and children died in British Concentration camps in South-Africa during 1899 and 1902

Nicolaas Pieter Johannes ("Niklaas" or "Siener") Janse van Rensburg: (August Armed Conflict, The Settlers, My Land, African History, Art History, South Africa, Van, 30 August, Warfare

Nicolaas Pieter Johannes ("Niklaas" or "Siener") Janse van Rensburg: (August 30, 1864 - March 11, 1926) was a Boer from the South African Republic who was considered by some to be a prophet of the Boere. His seemingly accurate predictions of future events were typically wrapped in a patriotic, religious format. During the Boer War he soon acquired a reputation which made him a trusted companion, if not advisor to General de la Rey and President Steyn.

Hierdie foto van Kruger wat in 1864 geneem is hang in Krugerhuis in Pretoria. this Day in History: Oct Paul Kruger, the face of Boer resistance against the British during the Second Boer War is born History Images, Kruger National Park, My Childhood Memories, My Heritage, Cute Images, African History, Historian, Vintage Images, South Africa

this Day in History: Oct 10, 1825: Paul Kruger, the face of Boer resistance against the British during the Second Boer War is born

Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger (10 October 1825 – 14 July 1904), better known as Paul Kruger, and affectionately known as Uncle Paul (Afrikaans: "Oom Paul"), was State President of the South African Republic (Transvaal). He gained international renown as the face of Boer resistance against the British during the South African or Second Boer War (1899–1902). Kruger was born at Bulhoek, on his grandfather's farm in the British Cape Colony, and he grew up on the farm Vaalbank. He received…

Jan Smuts and other Boer fighters near the end of the Boer War in Chatham Dockyard, Armed Conflict, Zulu, My Heritage, British Army, African History, Military History, Troops, Soldiers

Jan Smuts and other Boer fighters near the end of the Boer War in 1902.

Awesome weapons made in South Africa: When it’s time to bring out the big guns, South Africa delivers some serious firepower. Gun Vault, World Conflicts, Defence Force, Big Guns, Special Forces, Vietnam War, Armed Forces, South Africa, Cool Photos

Awesome weapons made in South Africa

When it’s time to bring out the big guns, South Africa delivers some serious firepower.

Hierdie gehawende Boerekrygers en - kinders is deur de Britte in Desember 1901 naby Middelburg in die Transvaal gevange geneem Armed Conflict, My Heritage, African History, Old Pictures, South Africa, Empire, Earth, Colour, People

Hierdie gehawende Boerekrygers en - kinders is deur de Britte in Desember 1901 naby Middelburg in die Transvaal gevange geneem

Dinge en Goete (Things and Stuff): This Day in History: Oct Boer War begins in South Africa British Soldier, British Army, The Siege, Oct 11, Pow Wow, British Colonial, African History, Old Pictures, Family History

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. The Second Boer War (Dutch: Tweede Boerenoorlog, Afrikaans: Tweede Vryheidsoorlog or Tweede Boereoorlog) was fought from 11 October 1899 until 31 May 1902 between the British Empire and the Afrikaans-speaking Dutch settlers of two independent Boer republics, the South African Republic (Transvaal Republic) and the Orange Free State. It ended with a British victory and the…