Farms burning courtesy of the British scorched earth policy. Destroying the Boer's homes, starving their women and children in concentration camps in an attempt to break their resolve

Farms burning courtesy of the British scorched earth policy. Destroying the Boer's homes, starving their women and children in concentration camps in an attempt to break their resolve

St. Helena - Cronje General Piet Cronje commandant general of the Traansvaal Republic and his wife Hester were transported along with 1000 prisoners of war from Capetown to St Helena in the Bermudas where Napoleon Bonaparte died in 1821.

St. Helena - Cronje General Piet Cronje commandant general of the Traansvaal Republic and his wife Hester were transported along with 1000 prisoners of war from Capetown to St Helena in the Bermudas where Napoleon Bonaparte died in 1821.

General CR De Wet | Anglo-Boer War Museum Christiaan Rudolph de Wet was born at Leeukop in the Smithfield district on 7 October 1854 and died at Klipfontein, Dewetsdorp on 3 February, 1922.

General CR De Wet | Anglo-Boer War Museum Christiaan Rudolph de Wet was born at Leeukop in the Smithfield district on 7 October 1854 and died at Klipfontein, Dewetsdorp on 3 February, 1922.

'As tough as they come'    Boer Officers  from Lydenburg  ABW... NICO Moolman

'As tough as they come' Boer Officers from Lydenburg ABW... NICO Moolman

It is estimated than more than 40 000 farms were burned by the British. Here Johan Lombaard brings life to what was known as "Scorched earth".

It is estimated than more than 40 000 farms were burned by the British. Here Johan Lombaard brings life to what was known as "Scorched earth".

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