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.

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Boer war circa A British infantry officer (left) and two "Bitter-enders." (Could be Christaan and Hendriksen.) From "Boer Wars by Ian Knight, Osprey Books, 1997 UK. Color plate G.