Farms burning courtesy of the British scorched earth policy. Destroying the Boer's homes, starving their women and children in concentration camps in an attempt to break their resolve
Nicolaas (Niklaas) Pieter Johannes Janse van Rensburg (30 August 1864 – 11 March 1926), affectionately known as Siener (Seer) van Rensburg, considered a prophet of God. Siener was illiterate, but was able to read the Bible. He never carried a weapon into battle, only the Bible, and was never hurt. He famously correctly predicated, amongst other events, the murder of Koos de la Rey
The National Women's Memorial in honour of the somewhat 30 000 women and children who died in concentration camps during the Anglo Boer War, mostly due to neglect and starvation. Bloemfontein, South Africa
Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger (10 October 1825 – 14 July 1904), better known as Paul Kruger, and affectionately known as Uncle Paul (Afrikaans: "Oom Paul"), was State President of the South African Republic (Transvaal). He gained international renown as the face of Boer resistance against the British during the South African or Second Boer War (1899–1902).
Koos de la Rey and his family. His wife, Nonnie, never let the British capture her to be placed in a camp. She was the only wife of a war general who traveled with her husband throughout the war. She was his greatest pillar of strength
De la Rey Song - with English subtitles
The controversial song by Bok van Blerk about the Anglo-Boer War that caused an outcry of indignation in South Africa. As the British tried to do a hundred y...
Battle of Colenso, 15 December, 1899. Attempting to relieve the siege of Ladysmith, Sir Redvers Buller tried to cross the Tugela River at the town of Colenso, Natal. Lacking competent staff officers and good battlefield intelligence, Buller's sizable force was soundly defeated by a much smaller Boer force. Four officers won Victoria Crosses for trying to rescue guns of the royal field artillery that had been cut off by Boer rifle fire.