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

Afrikaner Guerillas during Second Boer War by Unknown Artist

Part II, Great Anglo-Boer War, The Second Anglo-Boer War, or Second Boer War of brought the British Empire into conf.

Louis Botha 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.

Boer mounted "commandos" made formidable guerrilla foes of the British Army during the Second Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902.

Boer mounted "commandos" made formidable guerrilla foes of the British Army during the Second Anglo-Boer War, The Boers were notoriously excellent marksmen, especially on horseback.

Boer War Picture, The 2nd Regiment, Canadian Mounted Rifles on patrol in South Africa, February - March 1902. Note the rather bedraggled appearance of some of the Stetsons, the Orndorff bandoliers, and Mark 1 Lee-Enfield rifles. This Day in History: Mar 7, 1902: Battle of Tweebosch, South Africa http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

The Regiment, Canadian Mounted Rifles on patrol in South Africa, February – March Note the rather bedraggled appearance of some of the Stetsons, the Orndorff bandoliers, and Mark 1 Lee-Enfield rifles.

The Boer War.

The Boer War ends -May 31 1902 The Boer Wars - Second Boer War - British Military - Britain vs South African Colonists (aka Boers)

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