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

An illustration of Boers engaging British forces during the Boer War (1899-1902).

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Mother and child starved in Concentration Camp during the Boer War. Konsentrasiekamp-ellende... ’n jong Afrikaner-ma en haar erg uitgeteerde kind.

Boer mother and child in a British Concentration Camp, Anglo-Boer War, About 30 000 women and children died in the British Concentration Camps.

Boere Oorlog - Anglo Boer war. The Boers went to war in their best Sunday clothes. They were IRION

Boers Boer War Their uniforms suck but they are well armed. No cast off thirty year old Martini Henrys or shotguns in this bunch.

Boer General Koos De La Rey (22/10/1847 - 15/09/1914), one of South Africa's best loved military leaders during the Anglo Boer-War. Famous for his humane treatment of his enemies

Boer General Koos De La Rey - one of South Africa's best loved military leaders during the Anglo Boer-War. Famous for his humane treatment of his enemies

Boer child in a British Concentration Camp, Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902. About 30 000 women and children died in the British Concentration Camps.

Boer child in a British Concentration Camp, Anglo-Boer War, About 30 000 women and children perished in the British Concentration Camps.

Boer War Memorial, Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa - Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

memorial to the women Paul Kruger and the President Martinus Theunis Steyn of the Orange Free State Boer War Memorial, Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa

Louis Botha - Anglo-Boer War

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.

South Africa: A Boer Girl’s Memories of the Boer War and concentration camps | - Site of Henri Le Riche

South Africa: A Boer Girl’s Memories of the Boer War and concentration camps…

Schalk Willem Burger - This Day in History: May 31, 1902: The Boer War ends - http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/2013/05/this-day-in-history-may-31-1902-boer.html

Schalk Willem Burger, military commander of the South African Republic during the Second Anglo-Boer War and President of the South African Republic for two years while Paul Kruger was in.

Boer civilians watch as their house burns from scorched earth tactics by the British Army during the Second Anglo-Boer War, South Africa, 1899-1902.

Second Boer War - One British response to the guerrilla war was a 'scorched earth' policy to deny the guerrillas supplies and refuge. In this image Boer civilians watch their house as it is burned.

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