Young girls carry the body of Emily Hobhouse to her final resting place at the foot of the National Women's Memorial in Bloemfontein South Africa.

Young girls carry the body of Emily Hobhouse to her final resting place at the foot of the National Women's Memorial in Bloemfontein South Africa.

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.

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.

De La Rey - Song by Bok van Blerk about the Anglo-Boer War (and a tribute to General Koos de la Rey), with English subtitles.

De La Rey - Song by Bok van Blerk about the Anglo-Boer War (and a tribute to General Koos de la Rey), with English subtitles.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Feast of the Uninvited by P.G du Plessis. A heartbreaking story set in the time of the Anglo Boer War

Feast of the Uninvited by P.G du Plessis. A heartbreaking story set in the time of the Anglo Boer War

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

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

Boer General Koos De La Rey (22/10/1847 - 15/09/1914), one of South Africa's best loved military leaders during the Anglo Boer-War. Famous for his humane treatment of his enemies

Boer General Koos De La Rey (22/10/1847 - 15/09/1914), one of South Africa's best loved military leaders during the Anglo Boer-War. Famous for his humane treatment of his enemies

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