British soldiers cross a river during the Boer War circa 1900

Second Boer War records go online

A comprehensive database containing the records of more than British soldiers killed, captured or wounded in the Second Boer War goes online

Border war. South African Infantry Combat Vehicles on route. It looks like they are near a place called Mapupa in Angola

South African Infantry Combat Vehicles on route. It looks like they are near a place called Mapupa in Angola

Determined, not to loose a second conflict, the British began to employ draconian methods against the civilian population.These included the first widespread modern use of concentration camps for a civilians. At first the British slaughtered livestock and burned the farms of any Boer family suspected of aiding the Boer military, however, it soon turned into the forced removal and concentration of Boer women and children into detention camps.

Members of New Zealand's Sixth Contingent burn a Boer farm, 1901

Mounted Infantryman from Duke Of Wellington's Regiment, Matabeleland 1896

Alix Baker Postcard - Tercentenary Mounted Infantryman, Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) Matabeleland 1896

TAKING THE WAR TO SWAPO

Draadkarre being refuel. With a or a in the door, there old helicopters were very effective

This photo was taken about the fourth day after SADF had attacked Onjiva in Operation Protea.. Bats and Ratels had spent 3 days clearing the trenches of the big Fapla base next to the airport...tons of captured Soviet weapons and equipment was brought together and driven/loaded back to SA.

This photo was taken about the fourth day after SADF had attacked Onjiva in…

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