This Day in History: Sep 27, 1862: Gen. Louis Botha, soldier, statesman and first prime minister of the Union of South Africa, is born.

This Day in History: Sep 27, 1862: Gen. Louis Botha, soldier, statesman and first prime minister of the Union of South Africa, is born.

Between 1903 and 1909, up to 800 Boer families trekked to Argentina’s east coast. They had suffered badly in the 1899-1902 Anglo-Boer War, lost family members in Kitchener’s concentration camps or had their farmhouses destroyed by British troops. Most of them fought in the war against Britain and they had no desire to live under their conqueror’s thumb. Of their descendants still lives in Patagonia

Between 1903 and 1909, up to 800 Boer families trekked to Argentina’s east coast. They had suffered badly in the 1899-1902 Anglo-Boer War, lost family members in Kitchener’s concentration camps or had their farmhouses destroyed by British troops. Most of them fought in the war against Britain and they had no desire to live under their conqueror’s thumb. Of their descendants still lives in Patagonia

South West Africa 1927 Springbok Horizontal Pair SG 58 Fine Mint SG 58 Scott 97 Other British Commonwealth Stamps for sale here

South West Africa 1927 Springboc Vertical Pair SG 58 Fine Used

South West Africa 1927 Springbok Horizontal Pair SG 58 Fine Mint SG 58 Scott 97 Other British Commonwealth Stamps for sale here

A member of the South African Irish Regiment plays the bagpipes at the Cenotaph to commemorate the lives lost during the the World Wars I and II, and the other wars, in central Johannesburg, South...

A member of the South African Irish Regiment plays the bagpipes at the Cenotaph to commemorate the lives lost during the the World Wars I and II, and the other wars, in central Johannesburg, South...

Luukse vervoer vir inwonende gaste by die ou Transvaal Hotel te Barberton ..1890's  Luxury transport for guests in Barberton...The Transvaal Hotel 1890's

Luukse vervoer vir inwonende gaste by die ou Transvaal Hotel te Barberton ..1890's Luxury transport for guests in Barberton...The Transvaal Hotel 1890's

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