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…
Photos in Photos from Anglo Boere Oorlog/Boer War (1899-1902) POW Saint Helena
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Battles of Belmont and Graspan (Enslin)
The Battle of Belmont and Graspan (also known as Enslin) part of the Great Boer War with the British against the Boers in Northern Natal in South Africa 23rd and 25th November 1899