Boer warrior - Anglo Boer War 1899 - 1902

General Joubert, bought Mauser magazine rifles, firing smokeless ammunition, and a number of modern field guns and automatic weapons from the German armaments manufacturer Krupp, the French firm Creusot and the British company Maxim.

The South African "Iron Mike." Follow me.

georgy-konstantinovich-zhukov: “ A South African infantryman during the Border War, in the By the end of the South Africa had been involved in combating SWAPO and its aliies for two whole.

Africa | Prince Galenga is the great grandson of King Shaka's cousin, Biyela, a great strategist in Shaka's campaigns. Melmoth, South Africa | © Roger de La Harpe

Africa | Prince Galenga is the great grandson of King Shaka's cousin, Biyela, a great strategist in Shaka's campaigns. Melmoth, South Africa | © Roger de La Harpe

melee during the Boers Wars

Melee combat between Boer troops and British Highlanders, Second Boer War.

Winston Churchill (on the right) was himself a famous prisoner during the Boer War. The later prime minister, had temporarily resigned from service with the British military, but was working as a correspondent for the Morning Post when an armored train on which he was present was attacked and derailed by Boer commandos. Churchill was captured by Louis Botha (who himself would later become famous as the first Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa).

"As a war correspondent for the Morning Post, Winston Churchill was captured by the Boers while travelling in an armored train which was wrecked. Picture shows: A group of prisoners, with Churchill on the right", 1899


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