This Day in History: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa

Dinge en Goete (Things and Stuff): This Day in History: Oct Boer War begins in South Africa

Emily Hobhouse, an English activist, spent six months in South Africa from January to June 1901 visiting Bloemfontein and six other camps during the Anglo Boer War

Although she was a British citizen, Emily Hobhouse has become an honorary South African through her selfless and courageous actions, which exposed the inhumanity of concentration camps during the Anglo-Boer war Fantastiese Vroumens!

Louis Botha, Commander-in-chief of the Transvaal Boers, fighting with impressive capability at Colenso and Spion kop.  After the fall of Pretoria, he led a concerted guerrilla campaign  against the British.

Boer War Louis Botha, Commander-in-chief of the Transvaal Boers, fighting with impressive capability at Colenso and Spion kop. After the fall of Pretoria, he led a concerted guerrilla campaign against the British.

Hierdie foto van Kruger wat in 1864 geneem is hang in Krugerhuis in Pretoria. this Day in History: Oct 10, 1825: Paul Kruger, the face of Boer resistance against the British during the Second Boer War is born

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

Voordat die Voortrekkers, wat hulle wapens buite die kraal moes laat bly, kon vertrek, is hulle op Dingaan se bevel  vermoor. Hier word die name van die vermoordes gelys.

Voordat die Voortrekkers, wat hulle wapens buite die kraal moes laat bly, kon vertrek, is hulle op Dingaan se bevel vermoor. Hier word die name van die vermoordes gelys.

Photos from Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) POW Saint Helena Vierkleur Kasteel St Helena

Photos from Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War POW Saint Helena Vierkleur Kasteel St Helena

Memorial - Anglo Boer War 1899-1902.  KRIGE J.J. -1901; VAN VURE H.J.J. -1901; COETZER D.J. -1901; VAN DER MERWE L.J. -1901; DU PREEZ A.J.-1901; VAN ZYL -1901; COETSEE M. -1901. Mpumalanga, LYDENBURG district, Dullstroom, Kleinzuikerboschkop, Ouhoutbossie, Burgher Memorial

Memorial - Anglo Boer War 1899-1902. KRIGE J.J. -1901; VAN VURE H.J.J. -1901; COETZER D.J. -1901; VAN DER MERWE L.J. -1901; DU PREEZ A.J.-1901; VAN ZYL -1901; COETSEE M. -1901. Mpumalanga, LYDENBURG district, Dullstroom, Kleinzuikerboschkop, Ouhoutbossie, Burgher Memorial

Koos de la Rey and his family. His wife, Nonnie, never let the British capture her to placed in a camp. She was the only wife of a war general who traveled with her husband throughout the war. She was his greatest pillar of strength

Koos de la Rey and his family. His wife, Nonnie, never let the British capture her to be placed in a camp. She was the only wife of a war general who traveled with her husband throughout the war. She was his greatest pillar of strength.

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