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Entrance to the Castle of Good Hope, Cape Town, is the oldest surviving building in South Africa. Built between 1666 and this pentagonal fortification replaced a small clay and timber fort built by Commander Jan van Riebeeck in 1652 upon establishin Namibia, Cape Town South Africa, Most Beautiful Cities, Countries Of The World, Entrance, Around The Worlds, Country, Manor Homes, Africa Travel

Entrance to the Castle of Good Hope, Cape Town

An ornate entranceway to the Castle of Good Hope. Situated in Cape Town, and declared a Heritage site, the building is the oldest surviving in South Africa.

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Boer War Memorial, Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Boer child in a British Concentration Camp, Anglo-Boer War, About 30 000 women and children died in 17 British Concentration Camps. A further 35 camps were set up for the black Africans, died, who worked on the farms of the absent fighters. History Online, World History, World War, Churchill, Non Plus Ultra, Religion, Black History Facts, Lest We Forget, Crime

Boer child in a British Concentration Camp, Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902. About 30 000 women and children died in the British Concentration Camps.

Boer child in a British Concentration Camp, Anglo-Boer War, About 30 000 women and children died in 17 British Concentration Camps. A further 35 camps were set up for the black Africans, died, who worked on the farms of the absent fighters. History Online, World History, World War, Churchill, Non Plus Ultra, Religion, Black History Facts, Lest We Forget, Crime

Boer child in a British Concentration Camp, Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902. About 30 000 women and children died in the British Concentration Camps.

Emily Hobhouse, an English activist, spent six months in South Africa from January to June 1901 visiting Bloemfontein and six other camps during the Anglo Boer War Mary Shelley, African History, Women In History, History Online, Great Women, Amazing Women, Prisoners Of War, Held, African Women

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Memoir of Hester Johanna Maria Uys, a child interned in Boer War concentrations camps in South Afirca

Anglo Boer War - Kitchener's Scorched Earth Policy was a last ditch attempt by the British to win the War. Destroying Boer farms and making women and children destitute victims of war. Cape Colony, Haunting Photos, New York Life, Prisoners Of War, A Day In Life, African History, African Art, Military History, World War Two

Boer civilians watch as their house burns from scorched earth tactics by the British Army during the Second Anglo-Boer War, South Africa, 1899-1902.

Suffer the Little Children: British Concentration Camps During the Anglo-Boer War African History, Women In History, National History Day, The Settlers, History Projects, Lest We Forget, New World Order, My Land, Back In The Day

Suffer the Little Children: British Concentration Camps During the 2nd Anglo-Boer War

As promised, this is not a happy story. Some of the photos in this post are disturbing. They break my heart. I hope I do not use them gratuitously. The Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902 has a strange hol…

Falkirk Boer War Memorial War Memorials, Army Day, Memorial Museum, History Images, Second World, Hercules, Military History, Monuments, World War

The Scottish Military Research Group - Commemorations Project :: View topic - FALKIRK, BOER WAR

Union and Apartheid-era South African money featuring Jan van Riebeck. He is no longer featured on South African money, which MIGHT have something to do with the fact that he begged the Dutch East India Company to let him enslave the natives. Cape Colony, Dutch East Indies, History Online, Kwazulu Natal, Old Money, Old Coins, My Land, African History, Coin Collecting

Jan van Riebeeck, the first Dutch governor of the Cape Colony, dies | South African History Online

Johan Anthonisz “Jan” van Riebeeck died in 1677 at the age of 57 in Batavia, now Jakarta, Indonesia, in the former Dutch East Indies. He landed at the Cape in April 1652 to establish a refreshment station for ships travelling to the East on behalf of the Dutch East India Company. Van Riebeek landed in three ships, with 82 men and 8 women, including his wife Maria de la Quellerie.

South Africa: The Boer War Part 5 of 5 concentration camps hands-upper and bitter-enders families Armed Conflict, St Helena, Ancient Artifacts, African History, Family History, South Africa, Documentaries, Wanderlust, War

South Africa: The boer war [part 5of 5]

The Boer Wars was the name given to the South African Wars of 1880-1 and 1899-1902, that were fought between the British and the descendants of the Dutch set...

The Boer Wars was the name given to the South African Wars of and that were fought between the British and the descendants of the Dutch set. Vintage Dance, Armed Conflict, The Siege, Genealogy Research, African History, World War I, Military History, South Africa, Two By Two

South Africa: The boer war [part 1of 5]

The Boer Wars was the name given to the South African Wars of 1880-1 and 1899-1902, that were fought between the British and the descendants of the Dutch set...

PART The Boer War was by modern terms a genocide with some of the most horrific acts of barbarism against the Boer People. Concentration camps where invented by the English during the Boer War and in fact the Boers were to be histories holocaust victims! Innocent Child, Teaching History, African History, White Man, Hyde, English Language, The Twenties, Bbc, Historia

BBC: The Boer War - Part 4

Watch all 5 in order of succession (1 to 5)The Boer War was by modern terms a genocide with some of the most horrific acts of barbarism against the Boer Peop...

South Africa: The Boer War Part 4 of 5 Genl de Wet Churchill Kitchener Armed Conflict, The Settlers, Genealogy Research, Folk Music, My Land, African History, Family History, Archaeology, Childhood Memories

South Africa: The boer war [part 4of 5]

The Boer Wars was the name given to the South A... (more) Added: December 13, 2007 The Boer Wars was the name given to the South African Wars of 1880-1 and 1...