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South Africa: Why the Battle of Blood River? Rewind… – Alternative DNA

We so often hear about Blood river where the Voortrekkers defeated 10 000 Zulus. The Voortrekker monument is a testimony to their sacrifices. But what you don't hear is why there was a battle against the Zulus? What happened before Blood river? Blood river was a revenge attack by the Voortrekkers on incidents that happened a few months prior. This is that story. The Boers climbed Execution Hill (Hlomo Amabutu) in the hot, subtropical, Natal sun; the stench of rotting flesh filled their…

This Day in Southern African History: 23 April, Agreement on terms to end Transvaal War is ratified

Piet Joubert | South African History Online

Acted as President of the Transvaal when the territory was annexed in 1877, joined Kruger and Pretorius to take up arms against the British. He led the commando that defeated the British at Laing's Nek, Ingogo and Majuba Hill. Joubert became commandant-general of the Transvaal and managed to crush the Jameson Raid in January 1896. He died soon after besieging Ladysmith, which proved to be disasterous, as opposed to what his younger generals had urged him to do.

Union of South Africa 1933 Scott 64 (SG green & black "Ox Wagon" Photogravure; Die I Rare Stamps, Old Stamps, Vintage Stamps, Africa Symbol, Union Of South Africa, South Afrika, Protea Flower, My Childhood Memories, African History

Union of South Africa Part II

1927 Scott 30b 2sh6p brown & blue green "Trekking" Into the Deep Blue The second post- Part II- for the Union of South Africa will continue with the fascinating (and difficult and challenging!) English-Afrikaans Se-Tenant 1927-1954 issues. For the Quick History, Big Blue checklist, and a review of the earlier South Africa stamps (including the 1/2p, 1p, 6p 1926-1951 Se-Tenants), consult the Part I blog post. A closer looks at the stamps and issues 12 Pence = 1 Shilling 20 Shillings = 1 Pound…

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Ox Wagon in the Knysna District


The Great Trek: A detailed sketch of an ox wagon (ossewa). My Heritage, African History, Educational Activities, Colouring Pages, Old Cars, Projects For Kids, Trek, South Africa, Stage Coach
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Pretorius: The Fearless & Ferocious Boer Who Created The South African Republic Lion Face Drawing, End Of Apartheid, Cape Colony, Zulu Warrior, Kwazulu Natal, African History, Trek, South Africa, January 2nd
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