BICYCLES IN THE ANGLO-BOER WAR OF 1899-1902 The 'War Cycle' carried several men on the coupling-framework in addition to the eight riders, could be fitted with a Maxim gun, and was capable of a speed of over 48 kmh. Photo: Africana Museum
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.
This is a rare picture of a Military Balloon unit (the first I have ever seen) . Military reconnaissance balloon with an escort. It took four carts to carry the gas tubes and one to carry the equipment, each cart was drawn by four horses. Two extra carts carried the baggage.